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Sous Chef - England

Employer
BaxterStorey
Location
Settle, North Yorkshire
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
16 May 2024

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Sous Chef - England

Job Description

  • Food Preparation - prepare and cook dishes according to the recipes and standards set by the head chef; ensuring food safety standards are adhered to at all time.
  • Station Management - oversee the production of all dishes assigned to your station and upkeep your designated area with supplies and ensuring cleanliness in line with policies and procedures.
  • Quality Control - maintain high quality standards for all dishes, ensuring presentation and taste is considered at all times.
  • Team Collaboration - communicate positively and effectively with all other team members and assist/support all colleagues where necessary. Coaching of junior chefs to support development.
  • Menu Development - collaborate with head chef to develop and taste new recipes, providing suggestions for improvement or innovation.
  • Cleaning and Maintenance - maintain cleanliness and organisation of the kitchen including your designated area ensuring equipment is in good working order.


Company Description

Title: Sous Chef

Location: BaxterStorey, flagship location in Kings Cross

Salary: 34,000 - 35,000

Mon to Fri role

We're looking for a Sous Chef to join our fun and friendly team in the heart of King's Cross' newly regenerated estate in a beautiful flagship location. Kitchen team's current structure: Head Chef, Sous, CDP, Commis, KP. On a daily basis you'll be catering for 500 staff members within the head office of a global music company, retail and hospitality. We're looking for a creative chef who's comfortable cooking for a crowd and managing a team.

Benefits:

  • 28 Days holiday including bank holidays
  • Plus your birthday off
  • 3 volunteering days
  • 3 days grandparent leave.
  • 24 weeks' enhanced maternity leave
  • Secondary carer leave
  • Wedding/commitment day leave.
  • Free meals on shift.
  • Bespoke training and development opportunities
  • Apprenticeships opportunities for all experience levels
  • Pension and life insurance.
  • Discounts available from HAPI app, from high street shops to holidays & cinema.
  • Wellbeing hub.
  • Access to employee assistance programme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.

Calling all culinary connoisseurs that are OBSESSED about food, we need you! If you have an insatiable appetite for the culinary arts and a burning desire to create food that delights customers and clients, then look no further. At BaxterStorey we offer an exceptional culinary playground where your creativity can flourish, your talents can shine and we wholeheartedly believe in nourishing talent and empowering our chefs to continuously evolve, refine their craft and create a development partnership together to ensure professional growth opportunities.

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Sous Chef to join our team

This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate chef to take a next step in their culinary career and to be a part of a business where who are OBSESSED about food and developing talent.



Qualifications

  • Proven experience working as a Sous Chef or similar role (preferably min. 5 years cooking experience within professional kitchen setting)
  • Knowledge of various cooking techniques and cuisines.
  • Strong understanding of food safety and sanitation practices.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities
  • Works according to the BaxterStorey core values


Additional Information

For almost 20 years, for every client, in every location (whether that's an office, stadium, cathedral or university), we have created beautiful spaces, exciting menus and friendly teams, so that each and every customer can have the hospitality experience they deserve.

We need the brightest and the best to join us to make this all possible. We will support you to create your hospitality legacy and build a career that you are proud of.

Our drive and belief in our people, means that we always strive to supercharge our team's careers. 'Better' is a daily habit that sits deep within our DNA, meaning learning will be front and centre of your experience working with us.

Join us, and be part of the food revolution!

BaxterStorey Values:

ALWAYS VISIONARY

We strive for better, we never settle, never compromise, never follow. We lead the way, blazing our own trail.

WHOLEHEARTEDLY POSITIVE

We are up-beat, motivating and inspiring. Our love for what we do radiates through our food, and is amplified by our people.

CREATIVELY COLLABORATIVE

We embrace our differences to push creativity and we work together to be better.

FOREVER CONSCIOUS

We work together as a team to lead by example, protecting the planet and supporting local communities.

Interested? Even if you don't meet all requirements, we like to hear from you. If you are motivated and hungry to learn, we can work together to develop your potential.

BaxterStorey is committed to encouraging equality, diversity, and inclusion among our workforce.

The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each team member to feel respected and able to give their best.

And to support our commitment to this we have set ourselves an ED&I (Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) ambition to 'set the standard and to be recognised for having the most inclusive culture in hospitality'.

INDVIP



Company

BaxterStorey offers a wide range of contract catering services to business and industry.

As the UK’s leading independent contract caterer we offer a personal service that focuses on fresh food.

We tailor our services to each client’s individual needs and ensure that we provide the people to deliver the exceptional.

Following our newly gained contract with British Airways, we are keen to hear from talented and ambitious individuals.  Our objective is to ensure the food and service at airport lounges are of an impeccable standard, every time.

You will be working in a fantastic environment at Heathrow airport where the focus is quality, quality and even more quality.

There are exciting opportunities ranging from Management positions to Chefs, and lounge hosts amongst others.

Excellent presentation, communication and man management skills are required for senior positions, and all will require individuals to demonstrate a real passion for food and service with bags of enthusiasm.

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