Junior Sous Chef
Job type: Fixed Term to 30th September 2020
Hours: Full time (to include weekends and bank holidays)
Closing date: 27th March 2020
The natural and unspoilt sandy beach of West Wittering has been a favourite destination for a family day out for generations. There has been a café at West Wittering beach since before 1952 when West Wittering Estate was established. 2019 saw the development of a new and exciting cafe..
We are recruiting an experienced Junior Sous Chef who has a passion for preparing quality food and is conversant with all aspects of a busy kitchen. During the summer months we are very busy and on occasion we have had upwards of 15,000 people visiting the beach, so being familiar with a fast-paced environment is essential.
Working hours are normally daytime shifts, although there may be some later finishes (early evening on exceptionally busy days) and will include weekends and bank holidays.
Reporting to the Sous Chef, you will be responsible for supporting the Sous Chef in the overall success and smooth running of the kitchen operation. Promoting and maintaining the quality of product and service.
You will have an adaptive and flexible approach to the seasonality of the business. During the summer months menus will be designed to meet the high demand, with focus on ensuring a continuous excellent standard. During the winter months, menus will be more creative through specials and seasonally available foods.
You will be self-motivated with a strong work ethic, positive and enthusiastic and be an effective communicator. You will actively promote team working by supporting, and engaging with the team.
You will ensure compliance with relevant legislation and that all required procedures are carried out, including EHO documentation and legislation, food hygiene, HACCP and COSHH procedures.
Please identify and demonstrate the following experience and knowledge on your CV and application:
- Experience in working in a fast paced, quick turnaround catering operation
- Demonstrate experience as a Junior Sous Chef
- Delivering excellent customer service
- Catering qualifications
- Knowledge of Health and Safety compliance requirements including any qualifications
To apply for this role please send your CV and letter of application to:
West Wittering Estate plc.
West Sussex PO20 8AJ