Sous Chef – Moorhill House Hotel

Moorhill House Hotel, Burley

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our Moorhill House Hotel in Burley for a Sous Chef to join the small but at times fast kitchen environment where we embrace seasonality and have a reputation for only using the finest produce from the New Forest area.

Awarded an AA rosette for culinary excellence, we are looking for someone with experience in crafting, cooking & delivering dishes to an exceptional standard. You will also be able to manage a small team and play an integral part in their development.

Mains responsibilities:

  • To prepare, cook and deliver dishes from our kitchen to diners, ensuring dishes reflect our food ethos and brand
  • Ensuring all health, safety and food practices are consistently adhered to – Maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment
  • To play a role in creating/developing new dishes for our seasonal menus
  • To run the kitchen when the Head Chef is away, ensuring the teams high culinary standards are upheld
  • Assist with managing food purchasing and storage

Skills & attributes:

  • To have a good understanding of all basic techniques, the ability to deliver to an excellent standard and willingness to learn
  • To show a desire to develop your skills, as well as to show creativity and passion in your work
  • A friendly and positive attitude
  • Highly motived, proactive and reliable
  • To be clean and tidy, conforming to all food and hygiene legislation
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary up to £25,000 depending on experience
  • Hours: 48 hour contract, working 5 days out of 7 (Evening & weekends)
  • Perk Box – access to the best perks from some of the UK’s biggest brands including discounts off your weekly shop
  • Cycle to work scheme – purchase yourself a new bike with generous discount and spread the cost
  • Active Social Committee – Get involved in social events in and outside of work
  • Excellent opportunities for training and development
  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday per year plus a duvet day on your birthday
  • Healthcare benefits – discounted private healthcare
  • Staff loyalty card – rewarding you with discounts up to 50% off our products and services
  • Free staff parking
  • Escape to the sun and receive a discounted rate at our sister resort in Cyprus
  • Due to the high volume of applicants that we receive we are not able to get back to every candidate.  Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of submitting your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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