Senior Events Sous Chef

Job Description

We're currently recruiting a dedicated Senior Events Sous Chef to help ensure the smooth running of the operations in Restaurant Associates on a full time basis, contracted to 48 hours per week.As a Senior Events Sous Chef, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • Free meals
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes

Here's an idea of what your shift patterns will be: Variable shiftsCould you bring your spark to Restaurant Associates? Here's what you need to know before applying:Your key responsibilities will include:
  • To assist the Head Chef to ensure that the Silver HSE standards are achieved and maintained within the CPU and on events to include all food safety sheet and Compass Group HSE guidelines
  • To assist with detailed specifications for all our dishes so the kitchen team can follow to maintain product consistency
  • Support the Head Chef with new food trends and innovation and implementation
  • To assist the Head Chef with costing our menu selection
  • To ensure portion control, correct preparation and storage methods are followed to avoid wastage
  • To ensure stock takes are carried out in line with period end timelines, with a focus on cost of stock and how it can be reduced month on month
  • To ensure all purchase orders are raised and completed with the necessary information for accounting procedures
  • Attend client tastings in the absence of the Head Chef - exceed and deliver expectations to secure business
Our ideal Senior Events Sous Chef will:
  • Proven experience in a role as Sous Chef being able to demonstrate a track record of catering for large numbers but at the same time making the customer feel that their meal has been individually prepared for them.
  • Have a big personality' .Great people skills and be able to develop, train and inspire a team.
  • Have a real passion for food and customer service along with bags of enthusiasm.
  • Food Innovation and development is essential along with being up to date with current food trends
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Superb culinary skills
  • Good financial understanding
  • High standards and be quality driven
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A 'Can do' attitude
Restaurant Associates provides brilliant hospitality through our food, drink and services. We work with our partners and collaborate with our clients to achieve great things together.Every day, our teams of passionate hospitality professionals strive for excellence in delivering employee dining and hospitality to some of the UK's leading workplace as well as inspiring exceptional experiences in iconic cultural and heritage destinations.Job Reference: com/0105/41229001/52637767/WJCompass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!