Sous Chef

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Location
Hampton Court Palace
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Feb 2017
Closes
22 Mar 2017
Job Function
Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

CH&Co and its brand divisions are one of the most respected and vibrant, cutting edge companies within the food service sector today. We have a reputation for good food, unrivalled service and a passion for making each and every eating experience a memorable one.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for Ampersand, an experienced player specialising in bespoke catering at some of the UK's most iconic venues and visitors attractions.

Hourly Rate: £12.00 per hour 

Working Pattern:  5 days over 7

Contract Type:  Full Time, Permanent

Contact Name: Rob Davis

We have a great opportunity for a talented sous chef at Hampton Court palace

Ideally you will need to have worked at a day visitor catering outlet or large output unit.

You will need to have a good financial understanding, be able to work to specified specs, cope with pressure, great understanding of HACCP and COSHH.

Job specification:

• Responsible for assisting the Head Chef in preparation of all foods. Maintenance and cleaning of the kitchen unit in accordance with company standards and statutory regulations.
• Ready to take control of the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef.
• To ensure that legal and company requirements are adhered to in respect of Hygiene, Health & Safety, Employment Law, and Food Safety Law for all staff, visitors and customers.
• To ensure that all dishes are presented to the highest standard in terms of colour, content, balance, freshness and flavour.
• To ensure all employees in your direct control adhere to the correct standards of dress and appearance as set out in Operational Standards.
• To ensure through effective communication, that all unit employees are aware of desserts and correct price is charged.
• To cost all menus in accordance with the budget, record daily wastage and quantities sold.


Candidate Profile:

• Someone with a desire and passion to cook with fresh quality ingredients sources from local producers.
• We are looking for someone who is willing to always push culinary boundaries.
• Has experience of leading a small team or section.

Desired Experience:

• Ideally have worked in a restaurant/hospitality/hotel kitchen.
• Minimum of two years’ experience.

If you feel you have the above qualities and more, and you want to work within a forward thinking company whose passion for food, people development & excellent customer / client service is second to none - then we want to hear from you.