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Senior Sous Chef

Country: UK

City: London

Hotel/Office/Restaurant: Park Plaza London Waterloo

Department: Kitchen

Type of employment: Full-time

Level: Supervisor

Date posted: 22/02/2019

Closing date: 21/08/2019

This vacancy has now expired.

Senior Sous Chef Park Plaza London Waterloo

To assist the Executive Head Chef in the supervision of kitchen production, and to participate in the food production.  Ensures that the function provides the highest food quality consistent with cost control and profitability margins; hence maximise guest satisfaction and food profitability.  All work is carried out in line with the hotel’s guidelines, the departmental business plan, and Park Plaza Hotels corporate guidelines, and service concepts.

Description of the Company:

At Park Plaza we love to celebrate the individual and that all starts with our front of house service. From bar team members and receptionists through to our room customer service professionals, our team go the extra mile to make our valued guests feel welcome. At Park Plaza we will give you the opportunity to fulfil your potential and provide a personal touch that makes all the difference. For an engaging work environment where the little things are celebrated along with the major milestones, you’ve come to the right place.

Job role responsibilities below:

  • To assist the Executive Head Chef with 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.
  • To supervise all activities of the kitchens to maintain and improve productivity, food quality and service in accordance with the hotel’s budget and business goals
  • To ensure that the company Brand Standards are observed, trained, focused and assessed throughout the year
  • To perform all tasks to a consistent and correct standard as per manual and recipes. To ensure standardized recipes are in place and constantly up-dated. To ensure a complete knowledge by all staff and yourself of these recipes and that they are served to the correct standards.
  • To support in development in new Menus for the banqueting, room service, coffee shop, restaurant and Bar as required and discuss these with the F&B Manager, ensuring all items are costed prior to implanting them.
  • Assist in achieving the Kitchen budget. This will be achieved by having comprehensive understanding of the department P&L, payroll and supplier costs. All over spends will need to be justified coherently to the Operations Manager with tangible evidence as to why this over spend took place.
  • To liaise daily with the restaurant manager in charge to discuss specials and food availability.
  • Ensure food quality and substance in the staff restaurant is health and nutritious to support well being of all team members.
  • To have an active role in the promotion of Learning and Development in the department, to support Coach and Inspirator initiatives, ensuring training activities are carried out and recorded
  • Identify top performers and team members with the greatest potential and ensure that they have a targeted development plan to combine with succession planning, with the aim of having them ready for the next stage of their development when the opportunity arises

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 fulfil their potential and always work together to achieve more with our learning & development offering, enhanced training and competitive salary and benefits.

You will 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 Radisson Hotel Group 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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