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Sous Chef – Keswick KR38

Posted: 12/10/2018
Contract: Permanent, full time
Region: Lake District
Park: Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat
Number of Jobs: 1
Working Hours: Part time, variable
Organisation: Darwin Escapes
Industry: Leisure, Catering
Occupational Category: 35-1011.00

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the consistency of food preparation and portion control
  • Stock ordering and stock rotation
  • Driving the prompt service within the kitchen
  • Ensure the highest standards of cleanliness of all work areas
  • Ensure published menus and specials boards have correct selling prices
  • Provision of correct portion sizes and control of all waste within the kitchen
  • Comply with all food hygiene regulations at all times

Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat was opened in 2016 by Darwin Escapes, aiming to provide luxury holiday lodges in the Lake District with a range of on-site facilities and amenities.

A Sous Chef is required at Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat, to join our existing busy kitchen team in time for the Summer.

The restaurant offers a range of meals to suit every taste in its multi-function complex. You will work as part of a small team to assist in the cleanliness and hygiene of the workplace and the preparation and presentation of food in line with the company’s high standards.

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone at the beginning of their Chef career to gain valuable experience in our busy kitchen and learn from our experienced team.

This is a permanent, full-time position to work variable hours including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

This role is ideal for candidates searching for kitchen jobs within a commutable distance of Keswick

What experience you will need

  • Similar previous in this role or a busy kitchen is desired

What skills you will need

  • Excellent Customer Care to ensure high standards
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good leadership and motivational skills to lead the kitchen team
  • A positive and upbeat attitude
  • A willingness to learn new skills
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Due to the remote location of the park, a driving licence is an advantage to enable easy travel to the park

What we offer

  • Darwin Academy job specific training, to include food hygiene, COSHH, health & safety, manual handling, etc
  • Hourly rate of pay
  • Uniform
  • Generous discount in various company restaurants and facilities

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