about 1 month ago
De Vere Staverton Estate
If you're looking to be the centre of a thriving hospitality team then it doesn't get more central than in the heart of England at the De Vere Staverton Estate in Northamptonshire. With 247 bedrooms, a PGA-standard 18-hole golf course, 61 meeting rooms and a spa, just think how varied your job could be with De Vere Staverton Estate as your next career move.
Senior Sous Chef * £1000 Welcome Bonus * live-in available *
What is the main purpose of the role?
As Senior Sous Chef you’ll support the Executive Head Chef in leading, inspiring and motivating the Kitchen team to provide exceptional service and food at all times and to make sure that our customers have a great food experience. You will conduct estimates of food consumption and purchases or requisitions of foodstuffs and kitchen supplies, along with menu planning. Maximising colleague productivity through the use of multi-skilling, multi-tasking and flexible scheduling is a key part to this senior role.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will need to have previous experience operating at a similar level as well as experience in supporting procurement/ purchases of food. You should have a working knowledge of food GP and how to successfully impact it. It is essential that you can work successful in a fast paced environment and maintain composure in what have the potential to be stressful situations. Lastly a BTEC HND qualification in Professional Cookery would be desirable however, a Health and Safety Food Hygiene Certificate is essential.
* A competitive salary
* 31 days holiday each year, including bank holidays (this increases annually up to a maximum of 33 days)
* Hotel based incentive schemes
* Voluntary benefits including discounts on some travel, leisure time activities, health, retail and motoring
* Discounted accommodation within the group with colleague rates at our other hotels
* Long service awards which increase with service
* Excellent training and development opportunities within both the hotel and the company
* Financial rewards for delivering sensational service
* Free meals on duty
* LIVE IN ACCOMODATION AVAILABLE