Applicants — Vacancies: Hospitality

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Job Vacancy Details

Your consultant for this position is : Denny Collier
Telephone : 01440 709361
Fax : 01440 709361
Email :

Jobs Specifics

DDH reference number : DDH0220
Job title : Jr. Sous Chef
Salary : 17,000 GBP
Location : Keswick, Cumbria
Type of contract : Permanent
Workplace description : This Luxury Lake District hotel is magnificently set in the secluded splendour of 400 acres of deer park and woodland and is as romantic as the surrounding countryside. The hotel is one of the original stately homes of England. Connoisseurs of fine cuisine will find much to appreciate at the hotel. The resident Master Chef takes full advantage of a wealth of local seasonal produce and Cumbrian specialties to create a variety of gastronomic delights, with dishes that draw inspiration from both traditional English fayre and classical French cuisine, refined to reflect today's lighter, healthier lifestyle
Main duties and responsibilities : Ability to demonstrate kitchen and culinary skills to a high quality level as Jr. Sous chef.
Ability to work under pressure.
Team player and strong team builder.
A high standard of personal presentation
Confident, professional and welcoming personality
Essential criteria : You would have worked to at least 1 Rosette standards, have experience in banqueting to 150+ covers and have worked at your previous establishments for at least 1 year at a time
Desirable criteria : You will ideally hold city and guilds 706-1-2 or NVQ equivalent
Responsible to : Patron Chef
Responsible for : CDPs, Commis and Kitchen Porters
Accommodation provided : Yes
Charge for accommodation : 25.00 GBP per week
Meals provided : Yes, on an all inclusive basis
Benefits and how are they paid : Share of tips and gratuities
Pension : Optional Stakeholder Pension
Uniform : Yes and laundered
Next pay review on what basis : Performance related annual pay review
Prospects for promotion : Limited
Number of days per week : 5 out of 7
Average hours per week : 40+
Overtime/time off in lieu : Time off in lieu for additional days worked
Shift pattern/start and finish times : Mainly splits, with varying start and finish times
Holiday entitlement including/excluding Bank Holidays : 28 including bank holidays
Miscellaneous : N/A

Important Notes:

1. Application should be made by email or phone.
2. Application should be in Word format only and ENGLISH!
3. DDH Recruitment Ltd does not charge work seekers for its services.
4. All workers will be subject to UK taxation.


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