Sous Chef

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Albrighton Garden Centre , Newport Road Albrighton Wolverhampton WV7 3EE

Full Time 30 Hours – Fully Flexible – Including Weekends

British Garden Centres is a well-known large UK retailer known for its high-quality customer service, plants, and restaurants. As a growing family business, we are driven to have the best quality customer service in our Garden Centres and Restaurants.

We are looking for a Sous Chef to join our Restaurant team you must be resilient in order to work there.

You should also be quick thinking, self-driven, and motivated to be able handle the dynamic nature of kitchen activities. Sous Chef will be working closely with the Chef to prepare meals for our customers.

 The goal is to help preserve and enhance our reputation so we can expand our clientele.

What we offer:

No evening work, split shifts or unsociable hours, year-round business.
Security of working in a well-established expanding family business.
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day & Easter Sunday
50% meal discount at any BGC restaurant & 20% discount at any BGC store, discount rates available at our Leisure Park.

Skills needed:

In-depth knowledge of the kitchen’s routines and utensils

Ability to grasp and follow the Head Chef’s culinary instructions

Knowledge of food preparation methods and presentation

Knowledge of how to maintain and care for culinary utensils

Diplomatic and conflict resolution skills

Ability to work under pressure through rapid deadlines

Knowledge of HACCP.

Able to manage multiple orders.

Professionalism and reliability.

Remain calm under pressure.

Good time management.

Level 2 basic food hygiene is an advantage.

Duties include:

The taking of deliveries.

Food preparation.

Producing specials.

Prepare, cook, and present food quickly and efficiently to a high standard.

Food safety and hygiene to be followed.

Monitor portion size and waste.

If you have passion, can work equally well as part of a team or independently, are up for a challenge and thrive in a fast-paced work environment, then we would love you to become part of our work family.

To apply:

 Please send your CV to: Kim Bottley, Restaurant Manager

Applications close – Tuesday 23rd July 2024

Due to the high volume of applications, we will only contact you if your application is successful.

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