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Executive Sous Chef

Country: UK

City: London

Hotel/Office/Restaurant: Park Plaza London Riverbank

Department: Kitchen

Type of employment: Full-time

Level: Department Head

Date posted: 16/09/2019

Closing date: 14/03/2020

This vacancy has now expired.

Love providing great service and being part of uplifting moments? Take the next step in your career as Executive Sous Chef with us at Park Plaza London Riverbank. Park Plaza is the ideal location for you to develop your skills and shine in a collaborative team environment.

Description of the Company:

At Park Plaza we love to celebrate the individual. We believe every one of our team members has a contribution to make and personal touch to share with our guests and colleagues. We’re always striving for excellence and know that as we invest in our team members, they’ll invest in us. For an engaging work environment where the little things are celebrated along with the major milestones, you’ve come to the right place.

Main role and objectives:

As Executive Sous  Chef under the general guidance of the Executive Head Chef you will provide the highest food quality consistent with cost control and profitability margins of the hotel’s kitchen to maximise guest satisfaction and food profitability by managing the food production in the kitchen, to train and develop the kitchen brigade to achieve maximum capacities and potential of all individuals.

Your responsibilities:

  • To take full responsibility for the operation in conjustion with the Executive Head Chef of the Banqueting, Room service, Executive Lounge and Park Restaurant kitchens.
  • To actively manage the Kitchen brigade and ensure all team members are meeting the brand standards
  • To prepare and develop new Menus as required by the Executive Head Chef
  • Assist in analyzing the departmental expenditures, wages, GP% against business performance to identify areas in which reductions can be made to ensure cost effectiveness and accurate forecast are submitted to meet budget
  • Develop the kitchen brigade in line with their developmental needs.
  • Drive the business forward in a creative and inspiring way.

What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience within a high volume hotel kitchen at Sous chef level.
  • Someone who has a hands on approach and wants to get creative in the kitchen.
  • An individual truly passionate about food with a proven track record of creating an inspirational dining experience
  • Someone who is great at creating and maintaining positive and productive working relationships across the business, communicating effectively in a range of situations
  • A Chef who is passionate about engaging, inspiring and taking ownership for the development of their team
  • Someone who enjoys working in a fast paced environment

Park Plaza isn’t just a great place to work - it’s a great place to take your career to the next level! We love seeing our team members fulfill their potential and always work together to achieve more with our learning & development offering, enhanced training and competitive salary and benefits.

You’ll also be invited to an “Inspiring Stay” in your hotel, so that you can live the experience and you will also benefit from our Employee and Friends & Family rates available in all Park Plaza and Radisson Hotel Group hotels worldwide!
From the everyday uplifting moments to huge achievements and everything in between, we’re there every step of the way. Park Plaza. Be part of it.

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