Junior Sous Chef

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Catering, Hospitality
South East
£23,000 to £25,500 per annum
Salary Description:
�23k - 25.5k per year + basic + Tronc + Live In + Benefits
The rpc Group of Companies
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The Company and the Role:
The Company is possibly the most talked-about group of hotels to emerge in recent years.
The Company's Hotels are more like a restaurant with rooms and kitchen garden, the concept was created in 2011 and has been recognised with many accolades and industry awards.
The Company is still expanding with new openings in the pipeline. Their ethos is to give their staff a great place to work that is fun, professional and just a little bit different, with bags of opportunity.
The Company is currently looking for a dedicated, organised Junior Sous Chef to join their kitchen team, at their exciting award-winning hotel and restaurant in the heart of the New Forest in Hampshire. The position is permanent.
A Junior Sous Chef role at this Company is like no other. You will be working with a menu that is influenced by the kitchen garden and the local area which can change by the hour and certainly every day. It can be challenging at times but very rewarding.
You will oversee one of our 4 sections, which is likely to change so you are able to experience all sections.

Key Features of the Role:
As a Junior Sous Chef, you will assist the Sous Chef and be required to;
Oversee various sections.
You will be responsible for the junior staff on the section.
Work enthusiastically as a member of a busy kitchen team.
Assist in coaching other staff.
Undertake training and development from Senior Chefs.
Prepare ingredients for cooking, including washing, peeling and chopping.
Maintain fridges and other food storage areas, monitoring and recording temperatures.
Cook and plate food according to agreed recipes and standards.
Operate ovens, stoves, grills, and fryers in a safe manner and ensuring correctness of temperatures.

Knowledge and Skills:
You should be an accomplished Demi CPD, Chef De Partie or Junior Sous Chef with experience of working in a fresh food kitchen at a similar level.
Above all you must be a real "foodie" able to spread the word to the Company's customers about the importance of the art of serving good, fresh and local food in an ever-increasing world where convenience is becoming the norm, they need people who have a love and passion for all things food.
You should possess ambition to continually push yourself to move up to the next career level.
Your practical experience should ideally be supported by some form of catering qualification.
You will be a great team player with good organisational skills with the ability to thrive in a very busy hotel and restaurant, where the Company's reputation for consistently preparing, cooking and presenting dishes to the right quality, is second to none.
You should have a passion for producing the perfect dish every time, having a desire to aim for high standards.
Previous experience in a similar role requiring a broad food knowledge and precise attention to detail is essential, with fresh, quality food and someone who can thrive under pressure in a busy kitchen environment.
The Company wants their Junior Sous Chef to be as passionate and enthusiastic about modern British food as they are.
So, if you like what you have read, and are ready for a new challenge, then please make an application now.
Driving licence and car is essential to get to interview.

What's on Offer?
A basic salary of �23,000 - �25,500 per annum plus Tronc worth around �2500 per annum. A live-in option maybe available subject to a personal contribution towards the rent.

Contact Details:
The rpc Group of Companies
Tel: 023 8022 4654
Fax: 023 8022 0808
Contact: Frank Canonico

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