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Junior Sous Chef - Skipton

Keelham is a successful, national award-winning business with fantastic farm shops based in Bradford and Skipton. Manufacturing our own products, unique to Keelham, provides exciting opportunities, bringing more great tasting products to our customers.

We are seeking an enthusiastic , experienced Junior Sous Chef to support our Sous Chefs in Keelham Kitchen, providing great tasting fresh food for our customers in the restaurant and mezzanine café.

There are certain tasks and responsibilities associated with the position of the junior sous chef, the major ones are given in the job description below:

  • Ensure consistent and smooth running of food production
  • Ensure effective stock purchase, its receipt and storage
  • Ensure that working areas are always kept clean
  • Assist other kitchen staff as need arises
  • Supervise performance of kitchen staff to ensure proper activity
  • Perform other administrative tasks as will be communicated by superiors
  • Ensure that required standards are adhered to in the production and preparation of food – in quality, quantity and safety
  • Work towards exceeding customer’s expectation by encouraging and promoting high level of service
  • Ensure all complaints, inquiries, and suggestions by customers are attended to accordingly
  • Give appropriate support or guidance to members of kitchen when need arises
  • Resolve possible disputes within the kitchen and report any unresolved
  • Promote good team spirit regularly
  • Ensure all dishes are prepared according to specification and served at the correct quality, portion size, and temperature
  • Partly responsible for the preparation of kitchen cleaning rosters and the supervision of cleaning schedules
  • Prepare substitute items
  • Ensure that the kitchen staff work harmoniously in order to ensure timely production of quality foods
  • Ensure proper arrangement and garnishing of food
  • Manage food logs
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of food prepared
  • Assist in recruiting, hiring, and training employee cooks
  • Report the need for maintenance to appropriate staff

This is a great opportunity to join Keelham and continue your career with a brand you can be proud of. In return we offer a competitive salary, shop discounts, pension and death in service benefits.

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