3 months ago
Senior Sous Chef- 40 Hours per week
Generous Company Benefits, Training & Development. Great opportunity to work with a company that will put your career on track and offer you a work/life balance.
Salary- Discussed at Venue
DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester, One Piccadilly Place, 1 Auburn Street, Manchester, M1 3DG
In this role you will be working for Valor Hospitality Europe which is part of a leading US hotel management company with over 17 properties in the UK operating a number of recognised worldwide brands and exciting expansion plans to add more hotels in the UK and Europe.
The Senior Sous Chef role involves a range of duties, including: assisting the Head Chef overseeing the preparation and presentation of food to specifications for all hotel menus and ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene are maintained in the department. With a passionate desire to ensure our customers really do have a memorable experience the Senior Sous Chef is responsible for leading, training and motivating the kitchen the team. Menu planning, ordering, stocktaking, controlling gross profit margins, health and safety, rosters, recruitment and administration related to the department are all part of the role. In this role you will need effective organisation skills to ensure seamless service and of course great cooking ability. The Senior Sous Chef is responsible for the Kitchen department in the absence of the Head Chef.
Key Personal Attributes
To join the Valor team we need individuals who can drive commerciality through caring and pride. Being personable, reliable, inspirational, driven and enthusiastic by nature.
Key Performance Behavioural Indicators
The key performance behavioural requirements of the Senior Sous Chef role include:
• Providing leadership which utilises the full potential of the team.
• Promoting effective relationships with individuals and other departments.
• Acquiring skills and knowledge relating to the job role.
• Setting measurable performance standards, objectives and goals to be achieved.
• Improving quality and service standards by paying attention to detail.
• Anticipating potential problems and business opportunities within the planning process.
• Demonstrating a systematic approach to organisation and administration.
• Focusing on producing results through encouraging high achievement.
The successful candidate must hold a food preparation and food hygiene qualification, have experience in all areas of the kitchen including stocktaking and ordering. A proven working knowledge of health and safety and food safety practices and legislation is required together with previous experience in training and supervisory a team, ordering, financial awareness and have effective organisational skills. You should be computer literate and be able to work flexible hours on any day of the week.
• Award winning employer
• Competitive Salary
• Worldwide team member benefit programme
• 50% F&B Discount at any UK Valor hotel
• Team member of the month incentive
• Free meals on duty and uniforms provided
• Many Team member celebration events throughout the year
• Incremental holiday allowance based on service
• Apprenticeships available
• Healthcare options
• Pension options
With 285 rooms, our stylish hotel is conveniently situated just 3 minutes' walk from Piccadilly train station, the perfect location for those who enjoy working in the vibrant City of Manchester.
The hotel hosts a mixture of leisure guests, those on business and those attending a meeting or celebration, which our team organise with clockwork precision.
Our guests can enjoy stunning views of Manchester from the SkyLounge, located on the 11th floor as well as a visit to our foodie theatre, 'Store Street Exchange and Craft Bar' which offers rotisserie chicken and tender steaks as well as a unique collection of local craft beer and cocktails. A great place to work!
Store Street Exchange - Manchester
Located on the ground floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester, our restaurant provides friendly, but never casual, service in a relaxing, warm atmosphere. Serving the finest quality ingredients, our signature dish is our Goosnargh Rotisserie Chicken and our Store Street Craft Bar serves a fantastic range of cocktails and craft beers.
The restaurant is just a two-minute walk from Piccadilly train station, the perfect location for those who enjoy working in the vibrant City of Manchester. This contemporary restaurant is a great place to work!
Valor Hospitality Europe
Valor Hospitality Europe will establish itself as a respected, successful and dynamic management company, known for having highly engaged people, delivering great levels of hospitality with commercial expertise second to none.
Please visit our website to learn more about our existing hotels, other exciting job opportunities and our company.
Apply now for the Senior Sous Chef position and receive a free Customer Service development profile worth £25.