Hotel Du Vin

Junior Sous Chef - Avon Gorge

Competitive Salary
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Our appeal is all down to our attitude. Simple yet sophisticated. Informal yet luxurious. Elegant yet unpretentious. It’s a commitment to doing the little things brilliantly. We’re justifiably proud of our collection of 16 townhouse and city-centre properties. Each Hotel du Vin has its own character, shaped by the architecture, history and sensitive conversion of the original building. At the heart of each, our bistros serve French classics with a British twist. And thanks to our close relationships with vineyards and winemakers, our cosy, low-lit bars offer many of the world’s finest and best-kept secret wines.

In return you get to work for great brands with like-minded people with an award winning benefit package including:

  • A range of fabulous flexible benefits to help you outside of work – including health & life insurance.
  • A contributory Pension Scheme
  • A Childcare scheme providing tax credits on any childcare you may be paying.
  • Service Charge (department specific) which will be performance driven
  • Free uniform
  • Annual People Awards
  • Amazing People Engagement and Activity Plan
  • Employee assistance scheme to help you navigate through life’s challenges
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Fantastic company discounts including staff rates & Food & Beverage discounts at all of our exciting locations
  • Major high street discounts –helpful when buying things to treat you or others!

Junior Sous Chef                                              

Job Description:

Get a taste of how we do things… Sometimes you might not be quite ready as a Sous chef, but just need a little more experience and training to get you there. The Junior Sous role involves assisting the Head Chef and Sous Chef to take responsibility for the kitchen department, food cost, ordering, food and health and safety aswell as bring you to a Sous Chef standard; ensuring that all menu dishes are prepared with attention to detail and to the highest standard. You will be required to assist in managing the kitchen brigade, motivate and share knowledge, training and developing chefs within the team. Our dishes allow us the opportunity to showcase some of the best local food producers who share our passion for great local and seasonal products - so you will need to be passionate about food and delivering amazing hospitality to our guests aswell. Junior Sous Chefs must be organised, an excellent communicator, a hands on manager who has excellent attention to detail. Experience of working in a similar quality restaurant is required and an excellent knowledge of food is necessary.

A brewery for 300 years, we've re-incarnated this cluster of historic listed buildings to create one of the most striking hotels in Avon Gorge. Enhancing its charming, original period detail... exposed beams and brickwork... while adding our own contemporary sparkle. Take a leisurely lunch al fresco in the central courtyard or sample some hearty, seasonal dishes in our trademark bistro. Enjoy a glass of the finest fizz in the light and airy Champagne bar or your favourite tipple at the pewter topped bar, with over 600 wines to sample in the wine cellar. Visit our cosy cigar Bothy or relax on our comfy sofas for a nightcap under low beams in the Snug. You can even celebrate a private party, family celebration or wedding in a unique function room at Hotel du Vin Avon Gorge. Then escape to the sanctuary of one of our 43 beautifully furnished rooms to find a custom-made bed, hand-sprung mattress, soft Egyptian cotton bed linen, fluffy towels and robes, monsoon shower or roll top bath. Hotel du Vin Avon Gorge - come mess about on the river.