Job Title: Sous Chef – Restaurant
Job Term: Permanent
Location: Lancaster, Lancashire
Salary: £30,000
Hours: 40 hours, Split Shifts
Live in accommodation: No
Job Number: 22-00095
This beautiful Restaurant with Rooms is situated in the heart of Lancaster, offering some of the best cuisine in the area.
With daily changing menus making the most of freash seasonal produce, this busy restaurant is highly recommended.
Our client are looking for a Sous Chef to join their team, supporting their Head Chef and working to help support and develop the other 3 chefs in the team.

As Sous Chef you will benefit from working a 4 day week, covering one breakfast shift each week for the hotel residents.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a strong background working in high end Gastro pubs, restaurants or similar, and should have experience of managing teams as well as dealing with volume whilst maintaining consistently high standards.

As Sous Chef you will be expected to understand and have some experience in producing costings, working with local and seasonal produce and liaising with suppliers. You must have excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of a team.

The successful candidate will have an eye for detail and a passion for quality fresh food, as well as having an excellent knowledge of current food trends and cooking techniques.

What we need from you?
-A minimum of 1 years experience as Sous Chef in a similar restaurant or dining pub.
-Competent in creating innovative dishes with fresh locally sourced seasonal produce.
-Experience in menu costing, with a solid understanding of how to control wastage.
-Food Hygiene & Health & Safety knowledge & certificates.
-Ability to prioritise & manage workloads, to effectively cope with pressured & high volume service.
-A solid understanding of stock management.
-A passion for sourcing quality fresh produce & management of your supply base.
-Have enthusiasm to help head chef empower & develop your team through mentoring & training at all levels.
-Have an eye for detail & a passion for making dishes look almost as good as they taste.
-Be a driven individual, always striving to improve & move the business forward.
-Be passionate about great tasting quality fresh food both in & out of work.
Be flexible & display a proactive, ‘Can Do’ attitude.

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