Sous Chef – Levy UK at Leicester City Football Club

Location
Leicester
Salary
£28000 - £30000 Dependent on experience
Posted
01 Mar 2019
Closes
29 Mar 2019
Ref
compass/TP/517601/50503ya
Contact
Miss Laura Glover
Job Function
Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Sous Chef to join one of our exciting contracts at Leicester City Football Club

As Sous Chef, you will work in close collaboration with the Head Chef sharing responsibility for leading, supporting and developing your team.

You will be managing a core team (and up to 35 variable staff) to ensure exceptional customer and food service across all operations. This is a £5M contract, whilst driving sales and innovation through developing and leading your staff, you will also be focusing on building a strong business relationship with the onsite client to ensure standards are met and exceeded. This is a unique opportunity for a candidate who has a passion for high volume, high quality catering and who has experience in driving success.

Package description

Sous Chef – Levy UK at Leicester City Football Club

Up to £30,000, employee benefits and continuous development and training!

40 hours per week, 5 out of 7 days

Exciting opportunity to be part of an iconic and world-renowned venue!

Main responsibilities
  • To supervise the preparation and cooking of sufficient food to provide the agreed amount of customer choice with minimum wastage
  • To ensure all food preparation is carried out in accordance with food hygiene procedures
  • To ensure food is prepared to required standards checking for taste, presentation and quality
  • To ensure food is served promptly and work is carried out quickly and efficiently to keep up when busy
  • To ensure all food sent out is correctly garnished
  • To ensure portion control, preparation and storage methods avoid wastage and keep down costs
  • To assist in completion of relevant paperwork reproduction and wastage sheets, cleaning records etc
  • To ensure the kitchen and service area are clean, tidy and attractive during service
  • Carry out accurate weekly stock takes
  • To assist in the planning of menus ensuring that they achieve and maintain the budgeted food costs
  • Achieving GP through keeping costs down
Ideal candidate

 

  • Ability to lead and motivate a varied team of chefs and kitchen porters, working alongside front of house staff and managers to deliver a legendary experience every time
  • Sound culinary knowledge and skills to a high degree
  • Experience in a similar role, to include large events, al carte service, conference and banqueting.
  • Minimum level two-food hygiene, sound understanding of health & safety, HACCP and COSHH.
About the company

Levy UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK& I and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy Restaurants provides individual character to each of its clients including Twickenham Experience, Wimbledon and The O2, through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service.

Compass Group UK & Ireland offers excellent career and development opportunities, as an organisation that's proud of its great people, we believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent. That's why we offer a number of courses and qualifications for our talented Managers. For our future stars, we have The Academy and Accelerate programmes which will equip you for a career in Catering Management. For established managers, we have our Evolve programme which will hone your existing skills and add to your managerial capabilities. We’re also Edexcel approved, so you can be sure you are getting the best training available to you. So whether you are a Future Star with big aspirations or an established High Performer with a proven track record - there is a development plan for you. If this isn’t enough, we offer a competitive salary, pension scheme and life assurance, sick pay, and company discounts. And because life isn't only about work, we offer a good annual leave entitlement too.

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