Job Details

Job Ref :
Job Title :
Junior Sous Chef 
Job Category :
Posted :
12/6/2018 7:15:42 PM 
Company Name :
The rpc Group of Companies 
Location :
Newbury, Berkshire, England 
Benefits :
live in + benefits package 
Salary :
£22k - 24k per year + live in + benefits package 
Security :
Description :

The Company and the Role:
This fantastic rosetted gastro pub situated just outside of Newbury, showcases the best of Britain with plenty of fresh, local produce and dishes that tip their hats to the seasons. They have been rewarded for their excellence not only on their food but also accommodation and are now seeking a Junior Sous Chef to join their current kitchen brigade. The position is full time and permanent.
As Junior Sous Chef it is your duty to help assist the Head Chef in the management and running of the kitchen, ensuring all food is prepared to the highest standard and providing a fine dining experience to guests.
The Company will offer support, progression, personal development and salary review opportunities to the right talented Junior Sous Chef, who is able to prove their worth to the business, who is emotionally robust, and who can take direction and consistently perform to the company standards.

Key Features of the Role:
As Junior Sous Chef you will support menu development and nutritional requirements for healthy eating cuisine, contracted for 48 hours per week.
Supporting the Head Chef with recruitment, management, training, performance, leading by example through high standards set, and ensuring systematic training is completed and recorded.
Responsible for the food preparation and presentation of menu items and buffets, implementing healthy eating philosophy, Company standards and offering a personal service to all guests.
Forecasting food stock levels daily organising rota’s, delegating kitchen responsibilities, carrying out Food and Safety hygiene practices and procedures, plus temperature checks, food ordering, waste management and managing the team when required.

Knowledge and Skills:
You should be an accomplished Junior  Sous Chef or Senior CDP looking for the next step up.
You will be expected to have NVQ Level 1 + 2, Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2, Chef experience in a high-quality establishment working to strict Health and Hygiene regimes, ordering and menu pricing.
You must be self-motivated, able to motivate others, excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills that you can demonstrate in a trial interview, attention to detail and high standards.
You must have a good understanding of all applicable Health and Safety legislation, Budget and Stock Control, Nutritional and Allergy knowledge and food control experience.
You must have worked in a fresh food kitchen, having carried out your own food preparation and you must be experienced cooking from scratch.

What’s on Offer?
A competitive basic salary ranging from £22,000 to £24,000 per annum and attractive benefits package will be offered if you are successful at your trial interview.
Tips will be issued, roughly an extra £3000 per annum on top of your basic salary.
Working under an awarded wining Head Chef.
Live In option available.
28 days annual holiday.
Training and personal development opportunities.
Free parking.

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Junior Sous Chef.
For UK based roles, in line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must either be eligible to live and work in the UK or must obtain permits to work in the UK prior to making an application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.
By applying for this vacancy, you are giving your consent for us to hold your details on our database.
The rpc Group of Companies receives an overwhelming number of CV`s /Resumes each day, and each one is reviewed personally by a Consultant. Our pre-selection process is very thorough to meet the specific requirements of our clients.
If your details meet the criteria set by our client, then we will contact you regarding the position. If you are not contacted by us, then please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion. However, we will keep your details on file and should another suitable or matching vacancy become available then we will contact you. Should you not wish for your details to remain on our database then please contact us.
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