Chefs

Junior Sous Chef

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Junior Sous Chef to join our busy kitchen. We’re looking for a professional who is dedicated to food quality and sets high standards for their output. The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role or will be looking to take the next step in their career (from Senior Chef de Partie or equivalent). A flexible approach to work is a must, along with a positive can-do attitude.

  • Ensure consistent and smooth running of food production
  • Ensure that working areas are always kept clean
  • Assist other kitchen staff as the need arises
  • Supervise performance of kitchen staff to ensure proper activity
  • Perform other administrative tasks as communicated by superiors
  • Ensure that required standards are adhered to in the production and preparation of food – in quality, quantity and safety
  • Work towards exceeding customer’s expectations by encouraging and promoting a high level of service
  • Ensure all complaints, enquiries, and suggestions by customers are attended to accordingly
  • Give appropriate support or guidance to members of the kitchen when the need arises
  • Resolve possible disputes within the kitchen and report any unresolved
  • Promote good team spirit regularly
  • Ensure all dishes are prepared according to specification and served at the correct quality, portion size, and temperature
  • Report the need for maintenance to appropriate staff
  • Maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene including wearing and maintaining a clean uniform at all times.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Handbook including any department-specific procedures such as cash handling and credit procedures.
  • Be aware of and follow all Health and Safety procedures.
  • A demonstrable culinary experience in a similar role
  • Minimum NVQ L2 or equivalent in professional cookery (essential)
  • NVQ L3 or equivalent in professional cookery (desirable)
  • Knowledge of best practices for training kitchen staff and implementing kitchen procedures
  • High level of creativity and reliability
  • Flexible schedule required
  • Familiarity with menu costing procedures
  • Confident and approachable
  • Good teamwork and can work well alone
  • Calm under pressure during busy periods

Lion Quays will offer you a fantastic working environment with plenty of opportunities to make a difference each day. In addition, you will receive:

  • 29 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing with continuous service (pro-rata for part-time employees)
  • Staff discount across the resort
  • Free parking
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