Bourne Leisure

Sous Chef

NR32 5HR
Annual Salary + Bonus
11 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Job Type
Full Time

Do you want a career working for The Sunday Times 5th Best Big Companies in the UK?

A rewarding career at Warner Leisure means joining one great team who aim to create a sumptuous and seamless experience across our 13 unique, beautiful and luxurious Hotels and Coastal Villages.

The Purpose of the role:

As a Sous Chef at Warner Leisure Hotels you will support the Executive / Head Chef in leading and coaching a large team in delivering exceptional dining experiences for our guests in multiple outlets within our Hotels and Coastal Villages. You will work in a high performing, fast paced volume catering environment aiming to exceed our guest's needs and expectations on a daily basis.

Role responsibilities:

  • Accountability for delivery of exceptional food standards outlined within the department handbooks and the Warner Culture, with the aim of promoting guest loyalty and repeat bookings
  • To control stock management, production levels and portion control to achieve and exceed budgeted targets for Food Cost
  • To manage Departmental Budgets to support the team and guest experience, providing your team with the appropriate tools and resources for the job and the guests with an experience they will value
  • To manage the Kitchen Payroll Budget to agreed level by providing the right team at the right place at the right time
  • Providing a safe and secure environment by adhering to the companies Health & Safety policy and Food Safety Management System. Compliance will be measured by External Audits
  • Complete administrative work relating to stock, Health & Safety and team in a timely manner
  • Deputising for the Head Chef in their absence
  • Ensuring your personal grooming reflects the company standards
  • Taking part in all appropriate training sessions as requested
  • To train & develop your team whilst leading by example
  • To carry out any other duties reasonably requested by a member of the Management Team

Experience and training:

  • We welcome applicants with previous Chef de Partie experience, working ideally within a large scale, 180+ room hotel or multi outlet catering environment
  • You will have knowledge of training and motivating a team
  • It is essential that you have a Level 2 Food Safety Certificate

The benefits of working with us:

  • Free use of many of the Hotel/Coastal Village facilities and discounts off our food and retail outlets
  • 20% team member discount across Warner Leisure Hotels, Butlin's and Haven holidays for you, your family and friends
  • Reward and recognition schemes including long service
  • Externally recognised qualifications that will give you the opportunity to progress and develop within Bourne Leisure
  • Childcare voucher scheme (subject to eligibility)
  • Government pension scheme