Junior Sous Chef

Interstate Hotels
Eastbourne, East Sussex
17 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
The role The role of Junior Sous Chef is to assist the Head Chef and Sous Chef with the running of the Hotel kitchen by supervising areas of the kitchen in their absence when on duty and being responsible for allocated food production from Vision conference and events menu, Vista bar and room service menu and the Artisan Restaurant menu. Your responsibilities • Learning the menu items and brand standards as quickly as possible. • Familiarise yourself with the operation of the kitchen equipment. • Undertake relevant Health & Safety training as required for your job role. • Maintain the Company Food Safety Management System for the food being cooked on-site and ensure everyone has been fully trained prior to working in the kitchen. • Ensure COSHH and HACCAP (Food Safety) guidelines are achieved and maintained throughout your shifts. • Assist with full training of the team in the menu items and expectations, brand standards and Health and Hygiene essentials. • Support food cook off events when menu items are changing to up-skill the product knowledge of the food & beverage service team and kitchen team. • Work to agreed service systems and ensure all staff have the relevant food production knowledge. • Monitor and maintain the consistently high standards that will be required of the Hotel's restaurant, conference and banqueting facilities • Supervise the brigade when on shift and deal with any staff issues in the absence of the Head Chef and Sous Chef. • Be able to work unsupervised. • Manage purchasing levels and stock controls to ensure delivery due diligence is maintained in the Head Chefs absence. About the Hotel: The View Hotel offers 126 modern en-suite rooms, most of which have balconies and sea views. Situated on the main promenade, the beach is just a stone's throw away. Bedrooms are air-conditioned and many have stunning views across the English Channel. The Vista Bar and Lounge is a relaxed environment serving popular drinks and light bar meals from 10.00am onwards. The Artisan Restaurant is a newly refurbished Bistro which can cater for 120 covers offering a seasonal menu using the freshest ingredients.