Our client are looking for an experienced Sous Chef to join the team at their luxury care home and flagship property near Addlestone, Surrey.
As the Sous Chef you will be working within the Care home providing exceptional food, for Breakfast, Lunch and Evening meal service. The menus change with the season, so you must have experience of working with fresh seasonal produce. Experience working in a luxury care home setting or from a high end hotel/restaurant background is preferred.
This Sous Chef role offers a 37.5 hour week, offering an exceptional work life balance, working every other weekend.
Reporting into the Chef Manager, responsibilities will include:
*Deputising for the Chef Manager, managing every aspect of catering within the location and delivering a quality catering service.
*Supervising the catering assistants on shift.
*Maintaining compliance with food safety and health & safety procedures.
*To minimise waste when preparing meals and use equipment correctly.
Required knowledge & experience:
*Intermediate or level 3 food hygiene certificate with Cater craft or similar award.
*Health & safety legislation including control of substances harmful to health (COSHH) and food safety standards.
*Proven chef and people management experience.
*Basic knowledge of dietary requirements relating to older people.
*Able to negotiate, influence, organize time and prioritise activities.
*Able to work in a pressured environment and produce meals based on implemented menus.
*Flexible, innovative and able to work as part of a team and individually.
*Sociable flexible working hours
*Preparing food from only fresh ingredients
*Contributory Pension plan
*Strong support networks with regular training and development central to providing good nutrition and hydration
*Double time payment on select Bank Holidays.
If you are a Sous Chef looking for a fantastic new opportunity with work life balance then this could be the next role for you.
Scattergood’s are acting as an agency on behalf of this vacancy. In line with UK Immigration and Employment Law, only applicants eligible to live and work in the UK need apply. For this position, and other live vacancies, please visit our website www.scattergoods.co.uk