Job details

Senior Sous Chef

Glasgow & Strathclyde Areas Ref: 102376

Stafffinders is recruiting on behalf of one of South Lanarkshire’s most experienced and fast expanding restaurants. We are looking for a strong and enthusiastic Senior Sous Chef that leads from the front.
The Job
With many years’ experience and using fresh ingredients to create simple, vibrant Italian food for this well established and busy restaurant, the ideal Chef should have at least 3 years’ experience within a busy restaurant environment. Specialising in delivering fresh Italian cuisine using local seasonal ingredients to deliver an authentic Italian dining experience in a bustling bistro atmosphere.
As Senior Sous Chef you will report directly to the Head Chef to manage daily kitchen activities, taking lead in the Head Chef’s absence, including overseeing staff, aiding with menu preparation, ensuring consistent food quality and freshness.

Providing guidance to junior kitchen staff members, including, but not limited to line cooking, food preparation and dish plating
Ensuring a first-in-first-out food rotation system and verifying all food products are properly dated and organised for quality assurance
Training new kitchen employees to the restaurant and kitchen standards required
Managing food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimise waste, plus working with existing systems to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns
Follow company reporting procedures
Supervising all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and restaurant standards are met
Working with Head Chef to maintain kitchen organisation and staff ability
Verifying that food storage units all meet standards and are consistently well-managed
Coordinating with the restaurant management team on supply orders, budget, kitchen efficiency and staffing
Maintaining kitchen cleanliness and cleaning records whilst managing health and hygiene procedures

About You
You are an energetic, confident and passionate individual who can deliver speed, accuracy and leadership in a fast-paced environment. You have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
The Benefits

This job comes with a salary of up to £23,000 plus gratuities
Free staff meal
Free staff beverage
Free morning coffee
Paid breaks
Structured development program
Staff discount
Working for an expanding independent family run business

If you are thinking this could be the job for you, or if you have any questions about the job, call the office on 0141 887 1155 and ask for Will to have a chat about it.
Ready to Apply?
If you’ve got a current CV ready to send, hit apply and we will get in touch.
If you’d like to know more, call the office on the number mentioned above.
Should you be selected for an interview for this job, you’ll be invited to meet with the Manager and Head Chef.
You must be able to provide great references from current & previous employers.
To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and must be able to provide documentation to prove this.
This job is being advertised by Stafffinders who are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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