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Sous Chef

Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Hospitality & Catering
Contract Type
Full Time
About The Role

We're looking for a Sous Chef to join the Butlin's Team based in Bognor Regis.

Reporting to the Head Chef, you will support the running of the kitchen and support in leading a team of up to 20. Making our guests smile is at the heart of our values, and you will ensure this happens consistently by ensuring that guests remain the central focus of all operational decisions. This will include resource planning, recruitment and selection, ensuring that we have the very best team in place to deliver an amazing service.

You will be passionate about exceptional experience and will monitor this regularly to develop action plans in your venue with a focus on continuous improvement. Financial performance will play an important part in your role, and you will deliver food cost budgets through effective menu planning, cooking to standards and specification. You will also support in the accountability of food hygiene standards and health and safety,inline with legislation and company policies.

You will be a role model for the Butlin's unique way of working, ensuring training schedules and performance development plans are in place for your team and inspiring them to deliver a great experience to guests every time. We truly believe that variety is the spice of life and in this role you'll have the opportunity to lead and develop the skills of a team in our main buffet restaurant serving our guests who have booked a half–board dining package.
About You
We are looking for individuals with experience in a similar level role. We would also love to hear from you if you're looking to step up to your next role in the kitchen.

You will need to be hard working and determined, a reliable person who likes to get things done and who will look for better ways for the team to consistently deliver our brand standards.

We are looking for candidates who are energetic and enthusiastic, high spirited and fun loving and who will understand their role and the value they can add to the guest experience by unleashing the potential of the team.

You should have also passed your Level 3 Food Safety qualification and be confident in leading a team to continually deliver high standards in a fast paced and busy kitchen environment.

As with any chef role at this level, you will also be responsible for managing margins and controlling costs and all things health, safety and hygiene related.

We think our chefs at Butlin's are something special and we know our guests love to keep returning to our restaurants as part of their holiday experience so the cherry on the top for the successful candidate is for them to be fun, keen to join in and work as part of a team, and is interested in ensuring our guests have a great time, every time.

Typical working hours: working five days over seven, covering 40 hours per week and are part of a bonus scheme and is a unique opportunity to work within a kitchen environment without splits shifts, a 40–hour working week and normally finished by 8pm.

About Butlin's At Butlin's, we're all about fun, excitement, and adventure by the bucketload! For over 80 years we've been delighting hundreds of thousands of guests each year, whether on a non–stop action family break or our epic Adult only Big Weekenders.

Ask any of our team, past and present, and one of the best things they'll say about working at Butlin's is our culture! We're all about providing our guests with an Altogether More Entertaining and Fun Break, brought to life through our three mighty values.
So, if you want a role where you Create Smiles, where you aren't afraid to Get Stuck In and where the team genuinely Cares For Each Other – this could be the perfect fit for you.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Butlin's!

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