Sous Chef

Job Description
Job Title: Sous Chef
Establishment: Luxury Hotel & Two Rosette Restaurant
Location: Stroud
Salary: £29,000 to £32,000 P/A + Service Charge (approx. £3500 per year)
Hours: Permanent, 40 hours per week

Pineapple Recruitment is working with a distinguished four-star hotel nestled in the serene landscapes of Cotswold that are in need of a talented Sous Chef.
The two-rosette restaurant stands as a beacon of culinary innovation, weaving together the rich tapestry of Cotswold cuisine with a contemporary twist. With an unwavering commitment to sustainability and authenticity, they create gastronomic delights that tantalize the senses and elevate the dining experience.
Collaborating closely with the Head Chef, you will play a pivotal role in orchestrating kitchen operations to perfection. Your passion for culinary excellence, paired with your unwavering dedication to maintaining the highest standards of food quality and presentation, will set the stage for unforgettable dining moments.
If you are a seasoned culinary professional with a flair for creativity and a drive for excellence, we invite you to get in touch today. Join our dynamic team and be part of crafting exceptional gastronomic experiences that leave a lasting impression on our guests' palates and memories.

  • Collaborate with the Head Chef to develop seasonal menus, ensuring creativity, variety, and adherence to quality standards.
  • Supervise and mentor kitchen staff, providing guidance, training, and motivation to maintain a cohesive and high-performing team.
  • Oversee food preparation, ensuring consistency, accuracy, and timely execution of dishes during service.
  • Monitor inventory levels, order supplies, and manage food costs to meet budgetary goals while maintaining quality standards.
  • Uphold strict hygiene, health, and safety regulations in compliance with local, state, and federal standards.
  • Assist in the recruitment, onboarding, and performance evaluation of kitchen staff.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as front-of-house staff, to ensure seamless coordination and exceptional guest experiences.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, techniques, and innovations, incorporating new ideas into menu development and kitchen operations.
  • Handle administrative tasks, such as scheduling, record-keeping, and reporting, to support efficient kitchen management.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities by fostering a positive work environment, promoting teamwork, and resolving conflicts effectively.

  • Proven experience as a Sous Chef or similar role in a reputable establishment, preferably within a hotel or fine dining restaurant.
  • Culinary degree or equivalent certification from a recognizsd culinary institution.
  • Extensive knowledge of culinary techniques, food preparation methods, and kitchen management best practices.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a diverse team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities to effectively collaborate with colleagues at all levels.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and a passion for maintaining high standards of quality and consistency.
  • Proficiency in food safety and sanitation protocols, with certification in food handling safety
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required by the demands of the hospitality industry.
  • Creative flair and a passion for culinary innovation, demonstrated through a portfolio of successful menu creations or culinary projects.

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement plans
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development
  • Employee discounts on hotel stays, dining, and other amenities
  • A supportive work environment with a diverse and inclusive team
  • Access to state-of-the-art kitchen facilities and resources

If you're a passionate and dedicated culinary professional ready to embrace a new challenge, we invite you to seize this exciting opportunity. Contact Pineapple Recruitment or click "Apply Now" to embark on an enriching journey with us.
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  • Location Icon Location Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
  • Salary Icon Salary £29000 - £32000
  • Reference Icon Job Reference REF1221
  • Calendar Icon Posted on Posted on 02 May 2024
  • Category Icon Category Hospitality
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