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Sous Chef

An inn of great character in the heart of Ribble Valley. Located in the picturesque village of Hurst Green, The Shireburn Arms is a 17th Century hostelry offering stunning views, beautiful accommodation and locally produced food. Original architectural features cosy, up to date contemporary fittings and fabrics to create a unique yet homely feel.

About the Job

As Sous Chef you will be responsible for supporting the Head Chef in leading, inspiring and motivating the team, ensuring they have the culinary skills needed to maintain high standards. It will be a busy kitchen environment that requires impeccable communication skills to ensure the team deliver exemplary food and service consistently. You will be responsible for staff rotas ensuring we have the right staff on site depending on business needs. It is essential that you can work in a highly pressured environment.

You will ensure that food hygiene practices are monitored and maintained to provide a safe and clean working environment. It is also essential that you understand food costs in order to deliver profitability, efficiency and guest satisfaction, without compromising on quality or availability.

About You

We’re looking for people who share our values – passionate about what you do, delivering extraordinary experience and committed to achieving a good work life balance. We’re also looking for:

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role.
  • Strong management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • A strong customer service focus with the motivation to consistently drive high service levels.
  • The ability to work in a high pressured environment.
  • Results driven and motivated.
  • Proven experience of managing, developing and leading successful teams.
  • Previous experience of financial management, i.e. forecasting and managing budgets, revenue, costs.
  • Sound awareness of health and safety, food hygiene, COSH and HACCP legislation.

 

What’s on offer

Salary: dependent on experience

Benefits: 28 days holiday, staff discount card, meals on duty

 

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