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Sous Chef in Stonefield at Bespoke Hotels

Date Posted: 1/25/2019

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Job Description

Sous Chef
Competitive Salary

Built in 1837, Stonefield Castle is a fine example of Scottish baronial architecture and still retains much of its original furnishings, wood panelling, ornate ceilings and marble fireplaces.

Beyond its interior splendour, the Castle is set in 60 acres of woodland gardens, lapped by the shores of Loch Fyne. It is based just two miles from the idyllic fishing village Tarbert, one of the most attractive villages in the Kintyre area. The hotel has 36 individually and tastefully decorated en-suite bedrooms, with views over the gardens and Loch Fyne itself. 

The Sous Chef Role
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sous Chef to join our thriving Kitchen team.

The successful candidate will join a talented team of chefs who demonstrate natural palates and creative flair responsible for our restaurant and functions. In this fast-paced environment, every attention to the finest detail is important to our dishes. Creative talent is widely supported and you will have the opportunity to work with the finest seasonal and fresh local produce.

The Sous Chef is expected to support the Head chef in ensuring the efficient running of the kitchen team, and deputise for the Head Chef in their absence. You are required to ensure that the preparation and presentation of the food is of a high standard, and complies with food safety regulations. Along with supervising, training and motivating the team to achieve the highest standards.

You will be actively involved in menu planning, compilation and ordering in addition to ensuring that departmental budgets are controlled.

Requirements for the Sous Chef Role
You must have a strong grasp of Health and Safety policy demanding high standards of cleanliness and hygiene.

At least two years’ experience working in a Chef position is essential along with excellent time management skills and the ability to work under pressure. The ideal candidate will be energetic, creative and have the confidence in their skills and ability to thrive in this environment.

In return, we will offer you a supportive workplace in a luxurious environment, competitive salary and excellent training and development opportunities, discounted Bespoke hotel stays. This post requires the candidate to be flexible and dedicated to the hospitality profession.

If you feel you are suitable for our Sous Chef position, please apply now.


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