Sous Chef - Hever Castle

Location
Hever Castle
Salary
Up to £27,000
Posted
15 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Ref
compass/TP/119274/38177CB
Contact
Miss Charlotte Bradley
Job Function
Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have a new role for a Sous Chef to join our team at Hever Castle.  A thirteenth century romantic, picturesque castle, once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn and is surrounded by magnificent gardens.

The stunning site caters as an unforgettable settings for weddings, conferences and meetings. We are therefore looking for an experienced Sous Chef to drive exciting, innovative menus and develop the talented chefs at this site. 

Package description
  • Up to £27,000
  • 5 out of 7
  • Beautiful venue
Main responsibilities

You will provide a high quality, bespoke and personal culinary service to this beautiful venue. You will work in a team of 10, focusing on all conference and events requirements -  supporting retail as and when required. This venue accommodates 300,000 visitors a year - so be prepared for busy periods and variety in food expectations.  High volume, wide variety and lots of creativity are what to expect working in this spacious kitchen. If you have fine dining experience and if progression is important to you - apply now!

Ideal candidate
  • Innovative and creative individual
  • Enthusiastic, motivational, someone who strives for excellence
  • Enjoys developing talent and teams
  • Someone who takes the initiative and drives for results
  • Organised, able to make robust judgements and prioritise
  • Honest, transparent and consistent
  • Gain and hold the respect of others
  • Have a flexible approach with a “can do” attitude
  • A good track record of driving world class performance
  • Strong commercial experience
  • Ability to monitor and challenge the use of processes
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Be passionate about food

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