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Sous Chef, The Ro Hotel, Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria, England

Posted on February 12, 2024 | Start date March 11, 2024

Salary:£32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus tips
Hours:Minimum of 40 hours per week - mixed shifts
Days:5 days from 7
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: up to 100; Dinner: up to 200; Breakfast: Up to 180; Functions: up to 200
Food type:Modern British restaurant & traditional bar food
Full-time chefs:10 plus KPs
Accommodation:Own room in staff accommodation available
Job description:

Located in the stunning Lake District, with breath-taking views of Lake Windermere right on the doorstep. The Ro is surrounded by popular hiking routes and within walking distance to quaint Bowness-on-Windermere.

We are looking for self-motivated, proactive and passionate Sous Chef to join our Truly Talented kitchen team!

As Sous Chef, you will be primarily responsible for managing the day-to-day kitchen operation ensuring that food is produced and served to the highest quality.

Alongside your culinary duties, you will be responsible for supporting the wider kitchen team with daily operational tasks and people management tasks. Reporting directly to the Head Chef, you will oversee the presentation of all food leaving the kitchen in their absence and uphold expectations, reputation and standards.

What we offer

£32000- £35000
CONTRACT TYPE & HOURS Permanent, full-time contract (40hrs per week) OR Permanent, part-time contract (NUMBER hrs per week) OR Various flexible hours available

Hotel discounts across all Axiom Hospitality hotels – colleague rates and up to 50% discount on F&B;
28 days holiday, including bank holidays, increasing yearly to 33 days;
Discounts across retail, restaurants, events and more through our benefits & rewards portal;
Access to our Employee Assistance Line to support your Mental Health and Wellbeing;
Use of Wagestream Financial Wellbeing platform, allowing instant access to your pay;
Yearly complimentary Axiom Xcape stayover after one year of service;
A growing team with great training, progression, and promotion opportunities;
Rewards for referring a friend: referral bonus for recommending a new team member starts at £250 per successful hire;
Free meals while on shift;
Length of service awards, ranging from 1 year to 3, 5, 10 and 20-year rewards and more!
Our ideal candidate

We want to hear from inspired chefs who love creating amazing food from the best ingredients, have a keen eye for detail and high standards but with bags of flair and creativity. The ideal person for this role will be enthusiastic about change, focused on details and trusting.

If you are passionate & looking to develop within a truly talented team, get in touch with us today!

Responsibilities of the role will include but are not limited to:

Assist the Head Chef to develop new dishes and menus.
Assist the Head Chef in food purchases while controlling costs
Prepare, cook and present dishes within your speciality.
Support, mentor and train any talented junior chefs in the brigade
Ensure you and your team have the highest standards of cleanliness, food hygiene and health and safety.
You’ll work in a busy and hardworking team environment, where you’ll continually learn and develop.

The core skills and experience required to succeed

Truly passionate about the Hospitality Industry
Previous experience in working in highly acclaimed venues which have a reputation for great service
Commercial business acumen
Previous knowledge and experience in stock takes, ordering, and team management
Ability to work under pressure to deadlines and targets
Understanding of the hospitality and travel industry
Ability to function independently with a minimum of supervision
Excellent communication skills, the ability to communicate verbally and in writing
To be an enthusiastic team player with a flexible approach and have experience in empowering a team to successfully meet expectations
Results focussed with an overwhelming desire to succeed
Previous experience in hotels is preferred
You must have the right to work in the UK to be eligible for this role. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from all candidates prior to commencing employment.

Having these core skills will put you one step further to joining Axiom Hospitality and the The Ro Hotel

How to apply:

Please send your up to date CV

Work for partners:

Yes in most departments

Contact details:info@therohotel.com | https://www.therohotel.com/
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Chef de Partie, Skelwith Bridge Hotel, Nr Ambleside, Cumbria, England

Posted on February 9, 2024 | Start date March 4, 2024

Salary:From £11.50 per hour, plus tips
Hours:Minimum of 40 hours per week - straight shifts
Days:5 days from 7 - straight shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: Up to 20; Dinner: Up to 40; Breakfast: Up to 50; Functions: Occasional weddings
Food type:Seasonal, fresh local produce, Modern British
Full-time chefs:4 plus KPs
Accommodation:Accommodation available free of charge
Job description:

We are seeking a chef de partie or experienced commis chef to join our established team of chefs. Working with fresh ingredients preparing a range of classic and speciality dishes for our busy Lake District hotel and bar. In addition to our main menus our brigade also offers a daily specials menu, so someone with ideas of their own who can have input to menus would be a bonus.

This is a full time permanent role. The role is salaried for 40 hours starting at £23,920 and up dependant on skills and experience this this will be reviewed after a 3 month trial period, For any hours worked over 40 each week we will pay you at your hourly rate. we will provide free accommodation this consist of a double room with own private bathroom and 2 meals a day regardless if you are on shift or not, this will give you a great opportunity to earn a good wage all year round and live in one of the most picturesque areas of the country. You will also have the chance to work with an excellent, established brigade of pro active chefs, in a pretty well equipped kitchen.

This can be a hard job spinning several plates at once so we ideally need someone with experience who can operate on their own initiative and take charge of their assigned section in the kitchen. A lot of our team both front and back of house have decided to stick with us for several years and have in doing so advanced themselves through the ranks of the hotel. With this in mind we are looking for someone who is looking to be here for the long haul.

Benefits include 28 days paid holiday, company pension scheme, staff discount, share of tips and a festive staff party. Due to the seasonality of the business, the hotel closes for 3 weeks in January to give you a well deserved break after the very busy festive season.

If this sounds appealing to you please do take the time to check out our website which will give you some further info on the hotel and the menus we serve.

If you have any questions please feel free to call the hotel and ask for our Head Chef Gabor who will be happy to have an informal chat about the role or answer any questions you may have.

- Prepare and cook meals according to recipes and portion sizes
- Ensure food is prepared in a timely manner and meets quality standards
- Follow proper food safety and sanitation procedures
- Assist with meal preparation and kitchen clean-up as needed
- Collaborate with the culinary team to create new dishes and menu items
- Maintain a clean and organized work station

- Previous experience as a line cook or in a similar role preferred
- Knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Strong attention to detail and ability to follow recipes accurately
- Excellent communication skills and ability to work well within a team
- Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required

If you have a passion for cooking and enjoy working in a dynamic restaurant environment, we would love to hear from you. Apply today to join our culinary team!

How to apply:

Please send your CV

Work for partners:


Contact details:info@skelwithbridgehotel.co.uk | www.skelwithbridge.co.uk
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Sous Chef, Junior - Another Place, The Lake, Ullswater, Cumbria, England

Posted on January 30, 2024 | Start date February 19, 2024

Salary:£30,000 per annum plus tips
Hours:Minimum of 40 hours per week - mixed shifts
Days:5 days from 7
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Bedrooms:40 plus Shepherd's Huts
Covers:Lunch: up to 60; Dinner: Up to 60; Breakfast: 80
Food type:Fine dining restaurant, Modern British brasserie & garden cafe
Full-time chefs:5 plus KPs
Accommodation:Accommodation available
Job description:

Are you passionate about good food but strung out from long or antisocial hours? Is your culinary imagination firing but your work-life balance failing? Does splashing about in the surf make your heart sing but the thought of split shifts make it sink?

We know that kitchen life can be challenging, and that talented chefs are worth their weight in caviar right now. So, we’ve taken a good, honest look at our kitchen teams to focus on what’s important and introduce new, innovative ways of working.

You will also have the opportunity to work across two of our thriving kitchens in a combined team, gaining a unique insight into different culinary styles and learning from our exceptional Head Chef. There’s the Living Space – our place for easy lakeside eating, meeting and lounging – and Rampsbeck Restaurant, inspired by the region’s produce – dishes that showcase heritage ingredients and flavours that occur naturally within the landscape, with contemporary flare.

Coming back to good food, cheeks glowing from the day’s adventures, is at the heart of the Another Place experience. We want to inspire our guests with the best seasonal menus, local produce and contemporary dishes, and give them eating and drinking experiences to remember.

So if you’re a Junior Sous Chef with big ideas, boundless enthusiasm and a craving for better balance, we want to hear from you…Another Place Hotel – a place to take your culinary career to new heights. With a team that values connection, flexibility, variety, and challenge, we're all about making a meaningful impact on our guest’s holiday. Our three core values - We Care, We Notice, We Change – show what it means to work for a hotel which goes above and beyond for our team and guests. At Another Place, we don't just provide a place for our guests to rest their heads - we create memorable experiences that they'll remember for a lifetime.

The role:

At our hotel, we’re looking for a team who are passionate about The Lake District and our local food and drink producers, and are eager to be a part of this incredible way of life.

As the Junior Sous Chef at Another Place Hotel, you’ll bring culinary passion, creativity, and meticulous attention to detail to the team. Collaborating closely with the head chef, you'll craft innovative menus, oversee operations, and ensure top-notch food quality. Your leadership will inspire and guide the kitchen team, fostering harmony and efficiency. With your culinary finesse and unwavering commitment, you'll deliver extraordinary dining experiences to our guests.

Our commitment to our team is reflected in our exceptional working environment - one that promotes work-life balance, professional development, and plenty of opportunities for growth

What your days could look like:

Assist the sous chef with the smooth running of the kitchen
Prepare, cook and portion all dishes to the hotel’s standards of quality and quantity
Assist with team management and support and train chefs as need arises
Ensure effective stock purchase, receipt and storage
Ensure that working areas are always kept clean
Help to ensure a safe environment for both the team and guests and adhere to the company’s health and safety policy and procedures
Report for duty punctually, wearing the correct uniform and any applicable protective clothing and adhere to specified grooming standards
Carry out any other reasonable duties requested
What your days could look like:

Knowledge of ingredients and the ability to use them in a creative way
Belief in being a team player
Excellent time management skills
Previous experience of working in busy kitchen
Ensure effective stock rotation of all products to avoid unnecessary waste.
Be able to run the pass at all service times successfully.
Develop and create new menus and dishes that are suitable for the operation
Drect, guide and train the CDP chefs and Kitchen porters in a calm and clear way.
Monitor and check the work carried out by all chefs.
Encourage and motivate the other chefs to create new dishes.

Job skills and requirements:

Previous experience in a similar establishment
NVQ 1 Food Hygiene certificate/training
Good culinary knowledge of main categories of cooking
Good knowledge of English language
Flexible attitude to working hours and variable shift patterns
Interest and passion for the food industry
Creative and aware what trends are in the catering business
Excellent International culinary knowledge across various cuisine types
Good Financial knowledge
Good Computer skills
Calm under extreme pressure
What we can offer in return:

A relaxed, professional place to work in a beautiful location – right on the shores of Ullswater
Excellent career prospects in an ever-expanding organisation
Special rates for you and your friends & family to stay at Another Place and Watergate Bay Hotel
Team discounts on treatments in Swim Club
Discounts for you and your friends & family to eat at our restaurants: at Rampsbeck, Living Space and the Glasshouse
Team social events throughout the year
Team assistance scheme – a dedicated helpline for support & advice on topics from mental health through to managing your finances
Straight shifts and 45-hour working week
Food on duty
Uniform supplied and laundered
Over time paid at hourly rate
Opportunity to learn all aspects of kitchen work
We recognise everyone plays their part to provide exceptional service. On top of your salary you can earn up to £2,000 service charge per year, paid monthly
From discounted stays to training and development opportunities, we're all about helping our team achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in 18 acres of Lake District National Park, you'll never be short on inspiration. Working at Another Place isn't just a job - it's a transformative career opportunity. Apply now and join us in creating memorable experiences that our guests and team remember for a lifetime.

How to apply:

Please send your up to date CV

Work for partners:


Contact details:life@another.place | www.another.place
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Chef de Partie, Force Cafe Ambleside, Lake District, England

Posted on January 29, 2024 | Start date February 19, 2024

Salary:£26,500 paid weekly plus tips for a 9am to 5pm position
Hours:Minimum of 40 hours per week - straight shifts
Days:5 days from 7
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: up to 200 throughout the day
Food type:Modern British, brunches & lunches
Full-time chefs:3 chefs plus KP
Accommodation:Accommodation available
Job description:


Chef de Partie - Accommodation available

A brand new, exciting café has come to Ambleside & we’re on the lookout for a Chef de Partie to help create a fantastic experience for our customers so this dynamic business reaches its full potential.

At Force Café, Ambleside, we have a Chef de Partie position available

Daytime shifts, with an occasional evening for a special event, this is a great opportunity to be part of something special.

We are searching for a Chef de Partie who will:

Assist the Head Chef in creating and planning menus including signature daily specials for which Force Cafe will become known
Be able to take responsibility and lead by example
Show adaptability and embrace change and new ideas
Have experience in managing food cost and inventories according to monthly targets
Maintain standards in food storage, rotation, quality and appearance
Ensure compliance with applicable health codes and regulations
Apply by sending your updated CV and cover letter to: Helen@force.cafe

Job Type: Full-time. Permanent

Salary: £25,600.00 per year

Expected start date: July 2023

Staff benefits package
Tip scheme
Meals on duty
Employee discount
On-site parking
Company Pension

Day shifts
Occasional evening shift for a special event

Catering: 2 years (preferred)
Work authorisation:

United Kingdom (required)
Staff Accommodation Details:
Room on site
Own room with shared kitchen & bathroom facilities
Utilities and internet included
Staff on-site parking
Amazing views of the fells from the garden
£55.00 per week

How to apply:

Please send your up to date CV

Work for partners:


Contact details:helen@force.cafe | www.force.cafe
Apply online:Submit your CV now