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Sous Chef - Helensburgh

£25000 - £26500 Glasgow & Strathclyde Areas Ref: 102436

Stafffinders are recruiting on behalf of one Scotland’s multi-award winning fine dining hotels for an experienced and energetic Sous Chef. The hotel is set in a beautiful location near Helensburgh, with some incredible loch views and provides equally incredible food and dining experiences.

About the Benefits
The position offers a salary of up to £26,500 and comes with other amazing benefits including heavily subsidised accommodation located close by the venue. The staff meals are fantastic - you certainly won't go hungry whilst on shift! Our client has an excellent training and development scheme in place, they really invest in their staff and genuinely want you to succeed in your career. There are none of the awful endless hours as the business needs require you to work just 45 hours per week, meaning you get that much wanted (and needed) work-life balance. As well as the standard 28 day.
About You
As Sous Chef you are very comfortable working in a fine dining environment. Working under a very talented Head Chef and the close-knit team, the kitchen is a precisely run operation. Your great organisational skills, your fantastic attention to detail and leadership skills make you capable of running the kitchen in the Head Chefs absence.
About the Food
The food here is seasonality of Scottish ingredients, allowing for diverse, fresh flavours and a bit of familiarity for customers. Even though there are definite classic overtones with the food, the cooking is still very modern, embracing the latest techniques, plating & food trends.
About the Role
The restaurant in the hotel already holds 2 AA Rosettes and is a multi-award-winning venue for food and service and is pushing for further accolades and you'll be a crucial part of the team's success. The role will involve; sharing responsibility alongside the Head Chef for the entire kitchen department and menu planning. You'll ensure that all dishes are prepared with attention to detail with the highest standards ensuring company spec is always met. You'll be managing the kitchen brigade, motivating the team and be sharing your knowledge. As a strong leader, you will be training and developing Chefs within the team.
The job will suit an experienced Sous Chef who has worked in a 2 or 3 rosette kitchen or a talented and dynamic Senior Chef de Partie ready to step up to the next level in their culinary career.

You must have a proven track record of longevity and working at 2 rosette dining level

Demonstrate a passion for excellence

Have a good understanding of GP management

You must have a proven track record of managing a small team

You are organised and are a strong communicator

You have bundles of passion about food and delivering an exquisite dining experience

How to Apply
To apply simply hit the apply button today or call Stafffinders for and ask for Will for further information 0141 8871155 or you can connect with me on LinkedIn to discuss this job atótt/
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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