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Sous Chef

£22000 - £24000 Highlands & Islands Ref: PM96197

Stafffinders are currently recruiting on behalf of one of Scotland’s most luxurious hotels for a dynamic, enthusiastic Sous Chef. The hotel is a small country house in idyllic surroundings, a perfect setting for a stunning meal. Working alongside a highly skilled Head Chef, this is a role that will allow you to showcase all that you can do and allow you to flourish as a chef.
The role will involve preparation of various ingredients around the kitchen and setting up the kitchen in a timely manner. The hotel prides itself in using locally sourced ingredients to provide guests a remarkable, world class dining experience. Everything is made in-house, including breads & ice creams and all butchery is done in house. This is a remarkable place to work and expand your skills, making use of modern equipment and techniques to create highly imaginative dishes. The dining room holds a maximum of 18 and is open for breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner service. With such an intimate dining setting, it allows for a smoother service with a much higher emphasis on quality.
The hotel is fairly seasonal, with longer work hours in the peak season off set by shorter hours in the off-peak season. The hotel is also closed for 2 months from the 4th of January until mid-March & is also closed for Christmas, although this is can change.
The job will involve working alongside the Head Chef, taking responsibility for the smooth running of the kitchen in Head Chef’s absence. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in high quality kitchen at a Chef de Partie or higher level will be required in order to adapt to this role. Chef de Partie’s looking to move up will also be considered. The emphasis will be on having the right attitude, you should be willing to learn, to push your boundaries and genuinely love being a chef.
A salary of up to £24,000pa is available for the right candidate, along with a share of all gratuities & a performance related bonus. Live-in accommodation is available off-site for a small charge. The accommodation is located close to the hotel.
To apply, please forward an up-to-date CV to - You must be able to provide documents as proof of your Right to Work in the United Kingdom & fantastic references from previous employers.
This vacancy is being advertised by Stafffinders, who are operating as a recruitment agency.

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