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Sous Chef

Employer
Hilton Hotels
Location
Woking, Surrey
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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Sous Chef

**Exciting Opportunities to Join the “Pre-Opening Team” at Hilton Woking - Launching in Summer 2024!**

Get ready to be part of something truly extraordinary at Hilton Woking, as we prepare to unveil our doors in Summer 2024 and take a leading role in Woking's Victoria Square redevelopment. Join us on our journey, where we are committed to fostering a unique team culture, becoming an integral part of the community, and embracing sustainable practices in everything we do.

Our upcoming hotel will showcase 189 guest rooms, including 12 exclusive suites. Guests will immerse themselves in the warm ambiance of our lobby bar, GLOW, indulge in culinary delights at the all-dining restaurant, OXBO, and enjoy breath-taking views at the chic Sky Bar, LOFT. The success of our hotel relies on hosting Meetings & Events for up to 500 guests, making it imperative to assemble a high-performing team committed to delivering the ultimate guest experience across all areas of our business.

A WORLD OF REWARDS

  • Competitive Salary
  • Chef Whites provided and laundered
  • Free and healthy meals when on duty
  • Grow your Career
  • Personal Development programmes designed to support you at every step of your career
  • A chance to make a difference through our Corporate Responsibility programmes – Find out what and how we are doing (https://cr.hilton.com)
  • Team Member Travel Program: discounted hotel nights plus 50% off Food and Beverages (subject to individual outlets)
  • Team Member Referral Program
  • High street discounts: with Perks at Work
  • Holiday: 28 days including bank holidays (increasing yearly to up to 33 days)
  • Discounted dental and health cover
  • Free Car Parking for Management roles
  • Modern and inclusive Team Member’s areas
  • A Sous Chef will work closely with the Executive Chef to manage all aspects of the kitchen to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while managing food provisions, assisting with guest queries, and controlling costs.

     
    What will I be doing?

    A Sous Chef, will work closely with the Executive Chef to manage aspects of the kitchen to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Sous Chef will also be required to manage food provisions, assist with guest queries, and control costs. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

    • Manage all aspects of the kitchen including operational, quality and administrative functions
    • Manage the provision of food to Food and Beverage outlets and taking action where necessary to ensure compliance with current legislation
    • Assist in positive outcomes from guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
    • Ensure food stuffs are of a good quality and stored correctly
    • Contribute to menu creation by responding and incorporating Guest feedback
    • Ensure the consistent production of high quality food through all hotel food outlets
    • Manage customer relations when necessary, in the absence of the Executive Chef
    • Ensure resources support the business needs through the effective management of working rotations
    • Support brand standards through the training and assessment of the Team
    • Manage the kitchen brigade effectively to ensure a well-organized, motivated Team
    • Control costs without compromising standards, improving gross profit margins and other departmental and financial targets
    • Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
    • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
    • Report maintenance, hygiene and hazard issues
    • Be environmentally aware

    What are we looking for?

    A Sous Chef serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

    • Relevant qualifications for this role
    • Excellent planning and organizing skills
    • Ability multi-task and meet deadlines
    • Strong supervisory skills
    • A current, valid, and relevant trade qualification (proof may be required)
    • A creative approach to the production of food
    • Positive attitude
    • Good communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to work on own or in teams

    It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

    • Previous kitchen experience in similar role
    • Passion for producing high quality food
    • Knowledge of current food trends
    • Proficiency with computers and computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

    EVERY JOB MAKES THE STAY.

    At Hilton, It Matters Where You Stay, but The Stay is only one side of the story.

    We know it takes hundreds of jobs to create unforgettable experiences for our guests – and behind every job, there’s an extraordinary person working to make each Stay magical.  That’s why at Hilton, Every Job Makes the Stay.

    Find out more about all our brands and hotels - Hilton Brands | Global Hospitality Company

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