Sous Chef

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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