Senior Sous Chef - Aberdeen

Kitchen - Kitchen
Ref: 470 Date Posted: Tuesday 23 Nov 2021
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Arecibo are recruiting for an experienced Senior Sous Chef for their prestigious client, a luxury 4 star hotel near Aberdeen. The property boasts over 70 bedrooms, conference facilities for up to 300 and a 2 AA Rosette awarded restaurant.

The client is looking for an experienced Senior Sous Chef who wants to work in a busy environment. You will have demonstrable level 2 or 3 rosette experience and will be driven by excellent standards and looking to gain further accolades with the venue and the brand.

As Senior Sous Chef, you will have full responsibility for the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef and be an integral member of the kitchen team.

In order to be successful in your application for this position you will be able to demonstrate the ability to manage a busy kitchen whilst focusing on both quality and quantity.

The Senior Sous Chef is responsible for managing the costs in the kitchen, in particular those around food GP and working within manning parameters. Maintaining a safe, clean and tidy kitchen in line with current legislation will also be key. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver the product to core standard
  • Ensure effective cost controls are in place
  • Oversee stock take, ordering and delivery process as well as ensuring correct storage of food at all times
  • Oversee H&S aspects of the kitchen including statutory record requirements, ensuring food production is within safe working practices and food safety is maintained
  • Provide leadership to the team within the kitchen, ensuring the brigade are well trained, disciplined and able to consistently deliver an excellent product
  • Managing the human resources aspect of the kitchen including departmental inductions, reviews, appraisals and personal development plans

In return my client are offering a competitive salary as well as the chance to join this forward thinking organisation with a focus on staff development and career progression. If you would like to know more about this exciting opportunity please apply today.