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Sous Chef

£25000 - £26000 Highlands & Islands Ref: PM97688

Stafffinders are recruiting on behalf of one of Inverness’s best hotels for an experienced & creative Sous Chef.
The successful Sous Chef with need to be comfortable working in a fine dining restaurant with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Working under a very talented Head Chef in a team of 4, the kitchen is a precisely run operation. You will need to have great organisational skills, display fantastic attention to detail and be capable of running the kitchen in the Head Chefs absence. The food is of a fantastic quality, using fresh produce grown locally & foraged items to really emphasise the quality on offer.
The restaurant in the hotel works to a 3 rosette standard and is looking for someone who has either worked at this level or would be comfortable making the step up. The role will involve;
Sharing responsibility along side the Head Chef for the entire kitchen department, menu planning, staff training and recruiting
Ensure that all dishes are prepared with attention to detail and to the highest standard ensuring company spec is met at all times.
Manage the kitchen brigade, motivate the team and share knowledge, training and developing chefs within the team.
To be considered, candidates must be passionate about food and delivering amazing hospitality to guests. You must be organised, a strong communicator with excellent attention to detail.
Similar quality hotel experience is required within a Sous Chef or Head Chef role, ideally within a multi-rosette or Michelin Star operation. This is a role that offers the opportunity to really focus on your career, improve your knowledge of produce and provide that final step needed to get to Head Chef level.
The position offers a salary of up to £26,000 and benefits.
To apply, please forward a current CV to paul.mcalpine@stafffinders.co.uk
Due to the high number of applicants, only those with relevant experience will be contacted. All applicants will need to provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the UK.
This vacancy is being advertised by Stafffinders who are acting as a recruitment agency.

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