Sous Chef - Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Bognor Regis, West Sussex
12 Jan 2022
27 Jan 2022
Full Time
Sous Chef - Bognor Regis, West Sussex

About Us:
No matter which role you fulfil at Butlin's, all of us are working towards our common goal of delighting our guests every time by providing amazing memories and experiences, as well as creating an environment where our team can perform at their best.

Purpose of the Role

To support the Head Chef in the day-to-day running of the Hotel kitchens and be able to manage kitchen efficiently in their absence, coach and direct whilst ensuring appropriate leadership and support is provided to our teams to deliver agreed high standards of food. The Sous Chef will need to portray high standards of professionalism to inspire and lead the team by example.

Overall scope of the role:

Work to provide a professional level of service, to create inspiring environments and be instrumental in motivating, coaching and developing all the team.
Be responsible for providing a high level of quality food, maintain hygiene standards, ensure all food buffets are garnished and presented to pre-agreed requirements.
Use the correct processes and equipment for specific tasks as agreed with Resort Development Chef/Head Chef
Maintain open lines of communication both between your team and other leaders within the business and be a focus point for team.
Direct team and be a focal point for the kitchen brigade to problem solve
Be open to change and drive processes, embrace changes as agreed with Leaders
Ensure grooming standards for team are maintained
Ensure proper arrangement and garnishing of food
Monitor the quality and quantity of food prepared
Ensure all dishes are prepared according to specification and served at the correct quality, portion size, and temperature
Work towards exceeding guest expectation by encouraging and promoting high level of service
Ensure consistent and smooth running of food production

The ideal candidate should have:-
Have relevant industry qualifications (e.g.Level 3 NVQ or Diploma in Professional Cookery)
Drive and passion for food
Have a problem-solving attitude
Be passionate about delivery and exceeding our guests experience and expectations.
Good interpersonal and communication skills with both guests and team members.
Be a committed team player being flexible, enthusiastic and collaborative.
Demonstrate exceptional service standards and have a good and keen eye for detail.
Be able to find operational solutions for team members when under pressure
About the benefits:
*Subsidised OFSTED Nursery facilities available on resort*20% off food in our restaurants and take away.*Subsidised food and drinks in our team diners.*Regular team incentives with great rewards.*Opportunity to earn up to 1,000 when you refer friends to join our great team *Holidays discounts of 20% for all of your family & friends in Haven, Butlin's & Warner Hotels*Use of pool and many other leisure facilities.*Funded qualification development opportunities from Level 2 to Masters Degrees for permanent team members.*Access to the Employee Assistance Programme including support for your wellbeing and free access to advice and expertise on financial and legal matters etc*Fantastic discounts when making purchases from most major retailers and hundreds of discounts on everyday purchases*Team Member of the Month Awards*Instant Recognition schemes with great rewards through our busiest times*Long Service awards for permanent team members

We look forward to hearing from you if your skills match what we are looking for and you would love to be part of our team.