Sopwell House

Brasserie Sous Chef / Demi Chef de Partie - St Albans

St Albans, Hertfordshire
Up to £16,000 per annum
10 Jan 2017
17 Jan 2017
Job Type
Full Time

Brasserie Sous Chef / Demi Chef de Partie

Sopwell House Hotel – St Albans

Hours: Full time position

Salary: Up to £16,000 gross per annum

Nestled within 12 acres of idyllic rural Hertfordshire countryside, Sopwell House is a four star country house hotel and spa, offering a luxury experience alongside impeccable service. Sopwell House comprises of 128 rooms and suites, 15 flexible function/meeting rooms, a Spa with 14 treatment rooms, a weights gym and techno-gym, two restaurants, a conservatory bar and cocktail lounge.

Having recently joined Preferred Hotels and Resorts, a global collection of the world’s finest independent luxury hotels, the team at Sopwell House go above and beyond to ensure that our guests have the most enjoyable time.

Scope & General Purpose of Job:

To provide guests and visitors to Sopwell House with an efficient and personal service whilst maintaining the consistency and continuity and strive to continually improve.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and present high quality food consistently to the level and standard required by the Executive Chef and within company guidelines.
  • To maintain the correct level of stock as set down by the Executive Chef and minimise wastage of any sort.
  • Prepare all mis-en-place or all relevant menus.
  • Contribute to controlling costs, improving gross profit margins, and other departmental and financial targets.
  • Awareness departmental targets and strive to achieve them as part of the team

Essential Skills required for the role:

  • Diploma or degree from accredited university in culinary arts or NVQ or related major.
  • At least 3 years of related work.
  • Experience in a similar position and environment with a firm understanding of excellence in customer service, preferably in a 5*

All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

In Return:

  • 28 days holiday + 1 Extra Holiday Day on Birthday.
  • Discounted Spa, Food and Beverage and accommodation within the AB Hotels Group.
  • Professional learning and career development opportunities.
  • Tastecard upon 1 year Service.