Whatley Manor and Spa

Sous Chef - Malmesbury

Malmesbury, Wiltshire
25 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Sous  Chef

We are looking for a Sous Chef to join Niall Keating and his team of 16 chefs / 5 kitchen porters with the running of the kitchen.  

  • Two Michelin Stars from in 2009
  • 4 AA rosettes
  • 8 out of 10 in The Good Food Guide

The Sous  will work closely with Niall Keating, Executive Chef ,   Sam Bowser, Head Chef   and  team to assist with the running of the following operations:

  • The Dining Room - 40 covers, open from Wednesday to Sunday dinner only, with three seasonal tasting menu’s
  • The Le Mazot Brassiere -50 covers, open 7 days a week lunch and dinner offering a lunch and a la carte menu
  • Small private dining room - up to 30 covers offering various party menus
  • Afternoon tea - 20 covers, open 7 days a week.
  • Spa and Hotel lounge menus
  • Corporate events, exclusive use events and weddings of all sizes
  • Room service menu
  • Wine, champagne, cookery masterclass and other hotel promotional events throughout the year

Skills and experience:

  • Stable cv with experience in a Michelin environment and standards - essential
  • Able to work with multiple kitchen outlets operating simultaneously
  • Ability to communicate with team in a professional manner
  • Able to teach and train the team in a positive manner
  • Fluent in English – both oral and written
  • Understanding of standards and regulations required in running the kitchen
  • Knowledge of food costing and food safety

Staff Benefits in this role include:

  • Accommodation
  • Uniform
  • Workplace Pension
  • Discounts at the hotel and other Relais and Chateaux properties
  • Long service awards
  • 28 days holiday with additional holiday for length of service
  • Meals whilst on duty

Applicants should be aware that at the present time we cannot consider anyone not holding an EU passport because of immigration legislation and documentary evidence will be required. We cannot assist with obtaining visas.