Sous Chef Required at the Stunning Headland Hotel in Newquay, Cornwall

Start Date: To be discussed

Salary: £Excellent plus benefits


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We are looking for an organised, enthusiastic Sous Chef with excellent leadership skills to assist the Head Chef in leading the Terrace kitchen brigade. The Terrace Kitchen provides exceptional food and has been awarded one Rosettes. Our menus change with the seasons, reflecting the best local produce from a small group of trusted suppliers.

Primary responsibilities…

  • Ensure correct portion control and set up for service in the kitchen
  • Ensure that all guests requests/food orders are given a prompt and efficient service and expectations are consistently exceeded
  • Help promote and maintain a good working environment with the kitchen team and other departments
  • Maintain regular food stock control and checking measures, rotation and daily checks on food quality
  • Deputise in the absence of the Head Chef in aspects relating to the day to day running of the Kitchen

About us…

The Headland, one of the highest rated properties in Cornwall, has 95 bedrooms & suites, 39 five-star self-catering cottages and a five-bubble rated spa & gym. We have commenced a brand-new build, a multi-million pound ‘Aqua Centre’ due for completion Spring 2020. This will also contain another wonderful catering outlet.

  • Is able to work under pressure and has a passion for innovative and exciting menus
  • Is a problem solver, ready to come up with on-the-spot solutions
  • Has experience in a similar role in a one rosette environment
  • Will maintain good relationships with the team and other departments within the hotel

We can offer you…

  • Excellent learning & development
  • Online learning platform for everyone – (Flow Hospitality)
  • Opportunities for advancement & promotion at all levels
  • Family & friends rate for dining, accommodation & spa
  • 28 days holiday, which increases with service up to 33
  • Introduce a friend scheme
  • Christmas & Birthday gift
  • Free meals on duty
  • Discounted SUP & surf lessons with Surf Sanctuary
  • Uniform provided
  • Free car parking

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