Junior Sous Chef

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1489165/107005/VC
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: £14.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £14 - £14
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Kents Hill Park is a dedicated training and conference centre set in a peaceful location on the outskirts of Milton Keynes, yet within easy access to key road, rail and airport networks. Ideally suited to training courses and conferencing, our quiet, suburban location provides delegates with an environment conducive to learning.

With over 70 meeting rooms and 300 bedrooms, with our restaurant serving upwards of 200 guests for breakfast, lunch and dinner, we also have fantastic onsite leisure club operated by Nuffield Health.  

Kents Hill Park offers a flexible and adaptable approach to our client's business needs and can accommodate up to 600 delegates being one of the largest dedicated training and conference centres in the UK, it is not surprising that Kents Hill Park is recognised as a leading venue to host training and conferencing events in the home counties. The Venues Collection, a grouping of eight easily accessible event spaces division of Compass Group UK & Ireland.

As a key member of the kitchen brigade lead them to maintain standards set by the Company Operating Standards, ensuring the kitchen hygiene standards are without exception adhered to.

You will ensure that guests always receive through effective communication, with all departments the highest level of customer experience.

What we'll give:

Junior Sous Chef

  • £14.00 per hour, 40 hours per week
  • Free Parking
  • Discounted leisure membership onsite facility
  • Meals provide whilst on shift
  • Discounts on accommodation at our venues
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
  • Medicash healthcare
  • Eyecare vouchers
More about the role:
  • Ensure all food is served to the required company standard
  • Ensure that a high standard of cleanliness is maintained in the kitchen operation
  • Anticipate customer needs wherever possible, and to react to these to enhance customer satisfaction
  • Be correctly dressed and understand the importance of high personal hygiene standards
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the need to control operating costs and energy conservation
  • Ensure that when undertaking purchasing for the department it is within the company guidelines
  • Participate in the monthly stock, take at your Line Manager's request, and to action any discrepancies immediately
  • Undertake all budgetary controls to achieve budgeted gross profit. Consideration given to stock control and rotation, purchasing, price and portion control, and wastage
  • Attend all Health and Safety Training as directed by your Line Manager
  • Work within company and legislative Health and Safety guidelines
  • Know the company procedure and your role in the event of a fire
  • Adhere to company policy with reference to hazard spotting, first aid reporting and reporting accidents
  • Abide by all company and legislative food standards
  • Ensure that all procedures comply with food safety policy
  • Ensure that you are aware of, and uphold, all appropriate Risk Assessments
  • Ensure that all working areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Prepare, cook and serve food as specified by the Head Chef and to ensure that the food meets the appropriate specification.
  • Assist the Head Chef to supervise the Commis Chefs in all food preparation and food production in all kitchens.
  • Assist the Head Chef in ensuring HACCP is in place to ensure due diligence in preventing an outbreak of food poisoning
  • Monitor the temperature, quality and portion size of all food served from the Kitchen areas
  • When accepting deliveries, care must be taken to check off items against the delivery note and the original order and to only accept the items if they are of the correct quality and standard. The number of items must also be checked. Any discrepancies must be marked on the delivery note and drawn to the attention of the Head Chef
Who you are:
  • Creative
  • Courageous
  • Passionate
  • Innovative
  • Assertive
Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

Levy Restaurants UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy Restaurants provides individual character to each of its clients through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service.

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.