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Sous Chef-Family Owned Hotel


We are very pleased to be working alongside a beautiful family run hotel on the outskirts of Skipton who are looking to recruit for a Sous Chef to join this award-winning hotel.

The establishment is a quality food hotel set within a beautiful countryside area utilizing local suppliers in serving traditional dishes to a high standard.

A typical day would see the kitchen brigade catering a busy service which spans over breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dining in the 110-cover restaurant, they also have a strong conference and banqueting element to this establishment.

There is a large brigade in the team with the plan to take on an additional two roles due to a surge in trade. The kitchen is well equipped with quality industrial equipment and plenty of space to conduct daily preparation and service. With a strong emphasis on utilizing locally produced ingredients, with a recently appointed New head chef in play the menus have been uplifted and he is producing seasonally inspired menus.

The average working week is around 40-48 hours - £26k, 5 days over 7 working straight shifts 2pm-10pm with the very occasionally split depending on business.

Candidate Role

·Assist the head chef with the day to day running of the kitchen

·Oversee all areas and sections, providing support where needed

·Deputise for the head chef in their absence

·Train and develop the junior members of the team

·Work on menus, providing input into dish development and menu ideas

·Lead the team during service alongside the head chef

·Ensure the kitchen’s food safety and hygiene protocols are maintained

Candidate Specification

·Sous chef experience at a fresh food level

·Hotel background preferred

·Excellent time keeping, personal and man management skills

·Passion for food and the service industry

·Be up to date with latest industry trends

·Experience in all sections of the kitchen

·A cool, calm and level headed approach to work

The Employer

·Great salary 

·Family run property

·2pm-10pm Straight Shifts

·Great development

·Competitive salary and tips package

·Large kitchen brigade

·40-45-hour weeks


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