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Sous Chef - The Swan Inn - Milton Keynes

Employer
Wells & Co
Location
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£27000.00 - £33000.00 per annum plus bonus
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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Sous Chef - The Swan Inn - Milton Keynes

The Swan Inn is a beautiful 13th century thatched country pub & restaurant, which has undoubtedly changed over the years, yet retains a wealth of original features & oozes a rustic, rural charm. (Just remember to duck when entering!) Our orchard beer garden is ready for summer & is the jewel in our crown.


In return, we will provide you with a great package including:

  • Competitive salary & Bonus
  • 28 days holiday
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Free food on shift
  • Refer a friend Bonus
  • Benefits portal
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Career development programme
  • Realistic working hours
  • Retail discount scheme and 30% off dining
  • Fun culture surrounded by a supportive team

Your role as Sous Chef:

  • Work closely with your head chef to effectively control stock and food GP, and identify opportunities to maximise profitability
  • Responsible for all food production ensuring that food is prepared to an exemplary standard
  • Overall accountability for hygiene and health and safety within the kitchen
  • Ensuring all team members are fully trained and aware of how food is stored, rotated and disposed of and monitoring their adherence
  • To ensure that food and labour costs are effectively managed in order to achieve a strong food margin and labour within budget
  • Responsible for the recruitment, training, coaching and development of the kitchen team to ensure the delivery of excellent food quality and guest satisfaction
  • To train and coach the front of house team to ensure that they have a good knowledge of all menu items to so that our guest service is of the highest standards
  • Ensure that company policies and procedures are followed by checking Food Safety and Health & Safety daily and Business Due Diligence on a weekly basis
  • Complete daily and weekly stock checks and ensure that all invoices are processed daily and accounted for

What we are looking for:

  • Min 18 months as Sous Chef with a background in a busy food operation and passion for food quality
  • The ability to deliver to excellent standards in a fast paced and pressurised environment
  • Leadership qualities including motivating your team through holding regular and engaging team meetings and briefs
  • A role model and a vision to inspire the kitchen team
  • Have a desire to develop your career with a well known and expanding company

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