Outside Scotland, 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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