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Junior Sous Chef

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Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire (M90 1QX)

Salary: Up to £23000 per annum Live In available, Gym Pass

Date posted: 14/2/2020

Employer type: Hotel

Job type: Sous Chef

Contact: Gemma Cooper

Ref: GC-5721

Job Title: Junior sous Chef
Where:Chester
Salary: 23K Live in available.
Commutable from: Warrington, Macclesfield and Stockport.
Own transport essential due to location, unless opting to live in.

Benefits:
* A competitive salary, negotiable dependent on experience
* 28 days annual leave (rising to 33 days after 5 years)
* Free Gym membership from day one!
* Health cash plan
* Generous employee discounts
* Life assurance
* Bespoke training programmes accessible to all
* An engaging & supportive work environment
* Rewarding role with scope for career progression.
* Live in available upon request.

About the role:
* Junior Sous Chef required for a 4* Boutique Hotel in the Chester/Knutsford area.
* As Junior Sous Chef you are a vital part of our brigade and will support the Sous & Head Chef, and be part of a team of 12 Chefs and 6 KP's and will work alongside our other Junior sous (there will be 2 of you)
* You will assist the team in the preparation of exquisite high-quality food for all menus.
* As a Junior Sous chef, you will be assisting the other members of your team in the preparation and the presentation of food to the 1 rosette standard.
* You will be supporting the Sous Chef with the management of the kitchen in line with the Head Chef's direction.
* You will be overseeing and managing a section in our kitchen cooking from fresh ingredients.
* Eliminating wasteful or unprofitable practices.
* Ensuring food safety standards are adhered to.
* Helping with the ordering and storage of food supplies.
* You should have experience of working with fresh ingredients and cooking from scratch. We have recipes you must follow but a flair for cooking is essential.

About you:
* The ideal candidate will have achieved NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in food preparation.
* Fresh food experience, fine dining and skilled to work at a 1-2 rosette standard.
* Experience in a similar role and working in a busy kitchen environment is preferred, but not essential will consider strong senior chef de parties with a drive and enthusiasm to learn.
* As a Junior Sous Chef, you should be able to effectively organise and supervise food production within the kitchen ensuring the highest standard of food quality.
* Experience of supervising a team is necessary and previous knowledge of banqueting food would be an advantage though not essential.
* Both Food Hygiene & HACCP knowledge is required, and basic computer skills are necessary.
* Have innovative ideas and the ability to implement them.

It's a great opportunity for someone with a natural drive for excellence who is seeking advancement in their career. We can support you to achieve nationally recognised qualifications through our academies that will develop your skills as you journey up the ladder. Does this sound like you? Apply now to be considered for this amazing opportunity.

James Webber Recruitment are acting as an employment agency in relation to this permanent vacancy. James Webber Recruitment prides itself on providing the highest quality of hospitality candidates and due to the high volume of applicants, please note that we will only be in contact with you if your application is successful. We will retain your details and contact you about future opportunities, you can opt out at any time. ONLY CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO LIVE AND WORK IN THE UK MAY APPLY.

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