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Sous Chef

£30000 - £32000 Highlands & Islands Ref: PM98878

Stafffinders are recruiting on behalf of one Scotland’s most luxurious hotels for an experienced & creative Sous Chef. The hotel is set in an unbelievable location, with some incredible views to accompany some of the best food in Scotland.
About You
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 7, 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.
About the Food
The food here is heavily influenced by the French classics & the seasonality of Scottish ingredients, allowing for diverse, fresh flavours and a bit of familiarity for customers. Even though there is definite classic overtones with the food, the cooking is still very modern, embracing the latest techniques, plating & food trends.
About the Benefits
The position offers a salary of up to £32,000 for the right person and comes with other benefits including;

Accommodation available to allow for relocation, though this is a live-out position
Uniform & meals on duty
Career Progression & mentorship
Work for partners may be available

About the Role
The restaurant in the hotel already holds 3AA Rosettes and has ambitions to push for further accolades. 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 Senior CDP, Junior Sous or Sous Chef role, ideally within a multi-rosette or Michelin Star operation.
How to Apply
To apply, please forward a current CV to
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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