Britannia Hotels

Sous Chef - Edinburgh

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
29 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract, Full Time

Sous Chef - Edinburgh

Britannia Hotels is the fastest expanding independent UK hotel group, currently we have 53 hotels (and growing) and 6 Pontins Holiday Parks. A fiercely independent, innovative and thriving company, our success has been built on the can-do attitude of the people who work for us.

Role Title:  Sous Chef

Reporting to: Head Chef


Main Responsibilities

  • Supervise the function of all kitchen employees, the kitchen, sales and costs to ensure maximum departmental profit is achieved.
  • To control the following:
    • Quality levels of product and services relating to the food operation.
    • Operating costs in relation to the achievement of profit.
    • Sanitation, cleanliness and hygiene.
    • Suppliers.
  • Oversee, co-ordinate and become directly involved in the preparation, presentation and service of food products to ensure the highest quality at all times.
  • Under the direction from the Head Chef, carry out the unit food stock control procedure on a weekly/monthly basis.
  • Develop formal training plans and supervise on-the-job training sessions for all food production employees and kitchen related staff.
  • Observe the health, hygiene, fire and other legal and statutory requirements affecting the kitchen.

Person Specification

  • Minimum 2 years experience as a chef de partie.
  • >You must have high standards of presentation and service.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with others.
  • Flexibility and adaptability essential.

Employee Benefits

  • Up to 28 days holiday including bank holidays per annum
  • Discounted weekend breaks
  • Regular Appraisals
  • Meals on duty
  • Uniforms (Hotel based staff only)
  • Accelerated promotion prospects

Britannia Hotels are an Equal Opportunities employer and applicants from non-EEC countries will require work permits or permission to work issued by the Home Office.

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