Senior Sous Chef


Killyhevlin Hotel

Employer Location: Fermanagh
Phone Number: 02866323481

Job description

Experienced Senior Sous Chef required to help ensure the smooth running of the kitchen..


  • Support Head Chef managing the kitchen.
  • Manage kitchen staff, including rota, disciplinary & HR issues in the absence of Head Chef.
  • Lead chefs in cooking & preparing meals, including checking food quality & overseeing cooking techniques.
  • Prepare & cook food (hands on role).
  • Take responsibility for more technical elements of cuisine.
  • Train junior chefs.
  • Induct new employees.
  • Design / help Head Chef create menus.
  • Work within specified budgets.
  • Ensure kitchen meets high quality standards.
  • Complete food hygiene documents to comply with the law & write environmental health reports when necessary.
  • Establish strong relationships with staff in other areas of the business, including managers and front of house teams.
  • Deputise for Head Chef in his absence. Order supplies & negotiate with suppliers.
  • Manage inventory & keeping control of stock.
  • Organise produce & ensure strict adherence to food hygiene regulations. Supervise food preparation.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • Previous experience of the role in a busy hotel environment.
  • Imaginative cooking skills.
  • Mentoring and training ability.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Calm approach to stressful environments.
  • Problem-solving.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Good computer literacy.
  • Self-discipline.
  • Ability to manage budgets.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of the hospitality and catering industry.
  • Good standard of education.
  • Excellent timekeeper, with flexibility.
  • Thoughtful colleague & team-mate.
  • Excellent customer care skills.
  • Permitted to legally live & work in Northern Ireland/UK (evidence of immigration status & right to work with ID).
  • Ability to understand, speak and write in English as this is the primary language of the client base.

Further Information

Work time: Shifts according to business includes weekends. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.We supply uniform, meal on duty, on-the-job & essential product training, secure staff car parking, employee of the month award, staff discounts. No staff accommodation. Evidence required of Right to Work in UK/NI & Immigration Status. Email up-to date CV to:

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Job Sector
Hotel and Catering
Co Fermanagh
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Shifts according to business includes weekends.

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