Executive Sous Chef

  • Job Reference: HOT0ALKH
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Employer: Hilton
  • Website: http://jobs.hilton.com
  • Location: Woking, Surrey
  • Salary: £125,000 to £150,000
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

**Exciting Opportunities to Join the “Pre-Opening Team” at Hilton Woking - Launching in Summer 2024!**

Get ready to be part of something truly extraordinary at Hilton Woking, as we prepare to unveil our doors in Summer 2024 and take a leading role in Woking's Victoria Square redevelopment. Join us on our journey, where we are committed to fostering a unique team culture, becoming an integral part of the community, and embracing sustainable practices in everything we do.

Our upcoming hotel will showcase 189 guest rooms, including 12 exclusive suites. Guests will immerse themselves in the warm ambiance of our lobby bar, GLOW, indulge in culinary delights at the all-dining restaurant, OXBO, and enjoy breath-taking views at the chic Sky Bar, LOFT. The success of our hotel relies on hosting Meetings & Events for up to 500 guests, making it imperative to assemble a high-performing team committed to delivering the ultimate guest experience across all areas of our business.

A WORLD OF REWARDS

  • Competitive Salary
  • Uniform provided and laundered
  • Free and healthy meals when on duty
  • Grow your Career
  • Personal Development programmes designed to support you at every step of your career
  • A chance to make a difference through our Corporate Responsibility programmes – Find out what and how we are doing (https://cr.hilton.com)
  • Team Member Travel Program: discounted hotel nights plus 50% off Food and Beverages (subject to individual outlets)
  • Team Member Referral Program
  • High street discounts: with Perks at Work
  • Holiday: 28 days including bank holidays (increasing yearly to up to 33 days)
  • Discounted dental and health cover
  • Free Car Parking for Management roles
  • Modern and inclusive Team Member’s areas

 

An Executive Sous Chef is responsible for contributing to menu creation and managing and training the kitchen brigade to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while managing food cost controls.


What will I be doing?

As Executive Sous Chef, you are responsible for contributing to menu creation and managing and training the kitchen brigade to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. An Executive Sous Chef will also be required to manage food cost controls. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Contribute to menu creation
  • Manage and train the kitchen brigade effectively to ensure a well-organised and motivated team
  • Ensure consistency in quality of dishes at all times
  • Assist the Executive Chef and managing customer relations when necessary, in the absence of the Chef
  • Ensure resources meet business needs through the effective management of working rotas
  • Support brand standards through the training and assessment of your team
  • Manage food cost controls to contribute to Food and Beverage revenue
  • Knowledge of activities in other departments and implications
  • Ensure compliance with food hygiene and Health and Safety standards
  • Ability to create SOP’s in line with pre-opening a hotel

What are we looking for?

An Executive Sous Chef serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Strong Senior Sous Chef or previous Head Chef in a small to mid-scale hotel Experience
  • Approaches food in a creative way
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Excellent planning and organising skills
  • Managing multi-outlet experience preferred
  • Caught up on trends, health and nutritional elements of food

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Relevant qualifications for role
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts including weekends, days, afternoons and evenings


EVERY JOB MAKES THE STAY.

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We know it takes hundreds of jobs to create unforgettable experiences for our guests – and behind every job, there’s an extraordinary person working to make each Stay magical.  That’s why at Hilton, Every Job Makes the Stay.

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