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We have an exciting vacancy within our team for a new Senior Sous Chef at the 4* AA accredited Holiday Inn London Gatwick Worth! If you are looking for your next step in your career or would just like a change within your current role, we would love to hear from you.

If you are someone who is committed to offering consistently high standards and possess a strong skill set while able to work in a close-knit, friendly team you could be the ideal candidate to join us.

Senior Sous Chef 

The 4 star AA Accredited Holiday Inn London Gatwick Worth located in Crawley is currently looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Sous Chef to join the senior management team and assist the Head Chef in this busy food & beverage operation. All of our freshly prepared menus are written in house and full input is expected when these are changed seasonally. You will also be expected to have the ability to work in a very fast paced environment without compromising standards.

Our hotel currently has 118 bedrooms, increasing to 158 rooms with extension works currently ongoing. The project also includes a new build state of the art conference facility that will accommodate up to 400 guests for private dining. Our restaurant, bar & reception area will also be extended and refurbished throughout to include a brand-new Restaurant kitchen and Banqueting kitchen with all newly fitted equipment. This is a fantastic and exciting opportunity for a talented and ambitious Chef that would like to be part of a growing company.

As Senior Sous Chef you will support and deputise for the Head Chef, and supervise the brigade. You will play a role in delivering exceptional service and food quality plus consistently assist the Head Chef in all kitchen management duties from HACCP to COSHH, waste management & all health and safety.

As well as being passionate about good food, you will be highly motivated and flexible to suit the hours and needs of the business. Previous experience in a similar kitchen role is essential. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who would like to join a fantastic team and enjoys cooking in all areas of the kitchen and who wants to be part of an exciting new chapter for our business.

Duties & Requirements:

  • A minimum of 12 months experience in a similar role is essential
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Minimum Level 2 food hygiene certificate
  • Excellent planning & organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communicational skills
  • Flexible and is able to work up to 40-48 hours per week to include split shifts if and when necessary
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Immaculate grooming standards
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary of £32,000.00-£35,000.00 per annum depending on experience
  • Opportunity to work for a well renowned brand
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Development and training prospects
  • Discounted stays in over 4,000 IHG hotels around the world
  • Discounted Food and Beverage facilities in over 4,000 IHG hotels around the world
  • 6 weeks annual leave entitlement, pro-rata depending on start date within the holiday year
  • Free parking

Please email: operations@higatwickworth.co.uk with your C.V and covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the role.