Sous Chef, Ballathie House Hotel, Perthshire

Posted on July 1, 2024 | Start date July 2, 2024

Salary:£34,000 - 37,000 per year depending on experience, paid monthly plus a share of tips. Time back in lieu for more than 50 hours worked per week
Hours:45 to 50
Days:5 days from 7, mainly straight shifts - mixture of breakfast, day and evening shifts - 2 days off together
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 20 - 40; Dinner: up to 80; Breakfast: up to 80; Functions: Up to 200 in marquee
Food type:Modern Scottish 2AA Rosettes fine dining table d'hote 4/4/4 and 3/3/3 for lunch
Full-time chefs:8 full time chefs and 4 kitchen porters
Accommodation:Own en suite room in staff block, all meals provided on and off duty- £309 per month - Wi-Fi included
Job description:

Ballathie Country House is a well known 4 Star, 2AA Rosette Country House Hotel situated in a beautiful location on the banks of the River Tay, 10 minutes north of Perth.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Sous Chef to join our 2AA Rosette kitchen team.

Salary - £34,000 - £37,000 dependent on experience

As Sous Chef you will be part of the senior management team working with both the kitchen and wider hotel team to ensure that the best service possible is delivered to our guests on a daily basis. You will be part of a close-knit, supportive and friendly team. You must be a strong team player, display good communication skills and be able to lead and motivate the team. You must demonstrate good creativity and knowledge and be able to help maintain and progress the team and changing menus though the different food seasons.
The position is available now for the right candidate. Live-in accommodation is available.

The ideal candidate has a strong passion for culinary excellence and a keen eye for detail. You will assist the Head Chef in providing exceptional food quality and presentation.

Oversee and assist the kitchen staff in all aspects of food production
Evaluate food products to ensure consistent quality standards
Establish and maintain a regular maintenance schedule for all kitchen areas and equipment
Ensure all Health and Safety Legislation and records, HACCP, COSHH are kept up-to-date and training records are maintained.
Provide training and professional development opportunities for all kitchen staff

5+ years' of culinary or kitchen experience
Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
Highly organized with excellent attention to detail

How to apply:

Please apply to head chef Scott Scorer with a copy of your updated CV and contactable work references.

Work for partners:

Possible depending on experience

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