Darwin Escapes

Sous Chef - Ashbourne

Ashbourne, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
20 Nov 2020
18 Dec 2020
Job Type
Full Time

Sous Chef - Ashbourne

A Sous Chef is required at our brand new Rivendale Lodge Retreat! Join our team at this stunning retreat near Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

The restaurant offers a range of meals to suit every taste in its complex. You will work as part of a small team to assist in the cleanliness and hygiene of the workplace and the preparation and presentation of food in line with the company’s high standards.

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to further their Chef career to gain valuable experience in our busy kitchen and learn from our experienced team.

This is a permanent, full-time position to work variable hours including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

This role is ideal for candidates searching for kitchen and Chef jobs within a commutable distance of Ashbourne.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the consistency of food preparation and portion control.
  • Stock ordering and stock rotation.
  • Driving the prompt service within the kitchen.
  • Ensure the highest standards of cleanliness of all work areas.
  • Ensure published menus and specials boards have correct selling prices.
  • Provision of correct portion sizes and control of all waste within the kitchen.
  • Comply with all food hygiene regulations at all times.

What experience you will need

  • Similar previous in this role or a busy kitchen is desired.

What skills you will need

  • Excellent Customer Care to ensure high standards.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Good leadership and motivational skills to lead the kitchen team.
  • A positive and upbeat attitude.
  • A willingness to learn new skills.
  • A keen eye for detail.
  • Due to the remote location of the park, a driving licence is an advantage to enable easy travel to the park.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Discounted staff breaks at our luxurious holiday resorts across the UK
  • Free use of all Darwin Escapes resort facilities including many of our free gyms and swimming pools
  • Food discount across all resorts
  • Discounts on spa treatments
  • *'Introduce a friend' recruitment bonus
  • *100% work attendance bonus
  • *Company employee sick pay
  • Compassionate leave pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free access to the Darwin Academy training programme to help further your career and skill levels
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health Shield cash plan

*Subject to terms and conditions

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