8 months ago
Are you a creative and talented Pastry chef, looking for your next management role within a large Pastry kitchen? The Grove is looking for an experienced specialist Sous Chef to support the Executive Head Pastry Chef in maintaining the seamless running of kitchen operations.
You will thrive in a fast-paced environment, have knowledge of the classic culinary techniques and be responsible for creating exceptional pastries and desserts for our guests using fresh ingredients, some of which are sourced from our own Walled Garden. With a keen eyen eye for detail and passion for innovation you will deliver our pastry and dessert menu to the highest standards, whether it’s our luxury afternoon tea selection, decadent desserts for our Glasshouse Restaurant, stunning seasonal showpieces or desserts for the banqueting menus.
As a Sous chef, you’ll also have a raft of eager chefs around you, keen to soak up your experience and learn from you each day. Ideally, you’ll have had experience of mentoring and coaching junior members of the team to help them to hone their skills and improve their techniques
The Grove is one of three prestigious hotels operated by Ralph Trustees, a family-owned independent hotel group. We are a spectacular 5 star destination and resort, offering our guests a slice of tranquillity and calm, away from the stresses of everyday life.
Across our 300-acre estate, we offer a range of mouth-watering dining experiences, outdoor activities (including our famed Golf course, Walled Garden and beach) and an indulgent award-winning spa, gym and health club. Being family owned means that both our guests and our employees are treated as individuals and not one of the crowd.
Why join us?
Aside from the personal touches that come with working in a family-run business, we also offer a range of fantastic benefits that are designed to make you feel valued and appreciated as an important member of our team:
* The chance to make use of the on-site award-winning facilities such as the spa, golf course and gym.
* A staff canteen with a free meal during your shift
* A subsidised shuttle bus from Watford town centre
* Generous discounts for you and your family/friends on stays with the hotel
* Access to subsidised staff accommodation (if required)