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DoubleTree by Hilton Swindon
Lydiard Fields
Great Western Way

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Category: Hospitality & Catering Job Vacancies in Swindon
Job Type: Full Time

We are now looking for a Sous Chef to join our team at Double Tree by Hilton – Swindon.

We are looking for candidates with a passion for customer service, and a vibrant personality to join the kitchen’s management team. Previous experience in a similar role is essential.

To be successful, you are expected to have a positive and inspiring attitude, good communication & leadership skills as well as a proven ability to work under pressure. A relevant qualification in food preparation at level 3 or above and food hygiene certification are also essential.

As Sous Chef your duties will include:

Reporting to the Head Chef, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in maintaining high levels of hygiene and health and safety in the department and amongst all team members. You would also be responsible for the development of junior staff and ensuring high levels of food standards are achieved at all times. Knowledge of stock control, and operating the kitchen in line with company standards is also essential, as well as assisting the Head Chef in achieving gross profit. Specifically you will be expected to assist with all required tasks related with the running of the kitchen, including ordering, stock take, compilation of menus, weekly rotas etc.The successful candidate will also be expected to deputize in the Head Chef’s absence, ensuring smooth and efficient running of operations.

About you:

We are looking for a flexible and capable individual with a passion for this type of work, who will strive to exceed guest’s expectations and will be able to work as part of a team but will also be a self-motivating.You should also be able to demonstrate:

  • A general relevant experience including high level of customer service and guest relations;
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills;
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, proactive and ambitious with a good eye for details and accuracy;
  • High levels of compliance in terms of H&S rules and regulations;
  • Proven experience in people management;
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service; 

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Brand?

It all starts with a warm chocolate chip cookie, a simple touch that sets the tone to create a rewarding experience for a guest's entire stay. DoubleTree by Hilton understands that doing the little things well can mean everything. If you enjoy creating exceptional experiences through perfecting little details, you may be just the person we are looking for.

Company Benefits:

  • Discounts with Hilton Hotels worldwide and with all Interstate UK Properties;
  • Opportunity to learn and develop within a world renowned brand
  • Free meals when on duty

Please only apply for this position if you are currently living in and have the right to work full time in the UK with no restrictions.

Contact: liliana Alves-Beck

Reference: Caterer/Sous Chef

Job ID: 68576393

Click here to apply

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