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Sous Chef – Swindon Marriott Hotel, salary £25,000
An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Kitchen Department for a Sous Chef to join our team! The role is a full time position of 40 hours worked over a 5 day week.
With its great transport links and ideal location near the hustle and bustle of the historic Old Town area, it’s no wonder that the Swindon Marriott has become a leading hotel in the local area, and an outstanding example of the Marriott Hotels brand. Marriott’s award winning in house development program recognizes nurtures and promotes talent. Benefit from industry leading training, whilst also having the opportunity to transfer internationally within the largest hotel network in the world.
Swindon is a thriving town which has seen a lot of investment in recent years. It has an economy ranking amongst the top 5 UK cities for performance – but without the price tag of larger cities. Located in the heart of the breath-taking Wiltshire countryside, Swindon has become a popular destination for business and leisure visitors alike. The Swindon Marriott Hotel caters for this mix of travellers by providing modern, state of the art facilities with a personal and friendly service.
To successfully fill this role, you will ideally possess and demonstrate the following qualifications, behaviours, skills and values:
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED; 5 years’ experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.
2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years’ experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.
Strong Communication skills (verbal, listening, writing)
Pro-active and reliable
Able to work alone and within a team
Good level of English essential
Supervising and managing employees. Managing all day-to-day operations. Understanding employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence.
Ensuring Culinary Standards and responsibilities are met.
Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service.
Improving service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.
Maintaining Culinary Goals.
Managing and Conducting Human Resources Activities.
Free hot meals on shifts
Use of hotel facilities
3 course birthday dinner each year
Discounted stays at Marriott hotels worldwide
Cycle to work scheme
Service awards and appreciation week
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Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food. Wash and peel fresh fruits and vegetables. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients. Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Prepare cold foods. Operate ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers. Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently. Monitor food quality while preparing food. Set-up and break down work station. Serve food in proper portions onto proper receptacles. Wash and disinfect kitchen area, tables, tools, knives, and equipment. Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food.
Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report maintenance needs, accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.
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