Job Title: Senior Sous Chef –  Sports & Conference Centre
Job Term: Permanent
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Salary: Up to £30,000
Hours: 39 Hours – paid over time
Live in: No
Job Number: 22-00139
This Sports & Conference Centre in Shrewsbury aim to get more people, more active, more often. They provide affordable access to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier people across all segments of the local community. To deliver those services takes an enthusiastic and customer focused team – and right now they are looking to recruit for a Senior Sous Chef to join the centre.One of Sport England`s National Sports Centres and is home to a number of National Governing Bodies of Sport. Providing excellent facilities to Britain’s leading sports men and women.  They are also a Conferencing and Event Centre, boasting a large number of recently refurbished rooms and outdoor spaces for weddings, corporate events, and team-building days.

As the Senior Sous Chef, you will lead in the development of a new restaurant and weddings offer at this establishment and work as part of the kitchen team to deliver a world class experience meaning that everything, they do ensure that our customers are valued and their satisfaction and recommendation to others is paramount.

The primary function of this role is to develop/run a new dining restaurant offer. Menu’s development will be needed, and you should have a history of developing menus. The role will also be taking a lead on weddings and hospitality events ensuring they are delivered to the highest standard possible.

When not working on restaurant and hospitality events, you will be working as part of the sites wider catering operation and be required to cook in bulk for a dining room operation for hotel guests. These guests range from sports to corporate guests

Lastly, you will support the executive chef with consistently reviewing colleague performance and training, scheduling of resources, stocktaking and maintaining GDPs.

You will help in facilitating a safe, fun, and professional working environment with free access to the leisure facilities, various discounts, and excellent development opportunities.

About you

You must be fully flexible to cover mornings, evenings, and weekends. This is for weddings, functions, and site requirements.

The successful candidate will be a passionate and enthusiastic individual who like the members of staff working there, pride and strive to give the best service possible for those who visit the centre and go the extra mile for customers when required.

You will have experience of leading / managing a kitchen and chef team in a hospitality and restaurant environment and it’s desirable that you hold formal / relevant chef and food safety qualifications.

If you feel like you meet the above criteria and want to work in a challenging and varied role, please apply today.

What they can offer:

Meaningful and vital work: The nature of their business means you will do interesting work that matters – delivering essential services that touch people’s lives.

A world of opportunity: Their diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You’ll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.

Great people: With are a motivated team in place who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You’ll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Free Gym membership
  • Staff meal, physio discounts
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting, varied, and enjoyable work
  • A company that recognises your contribution
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