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Junior Sous Chef

Reference: ECH/JNR SOUS

Skills: 
Previous experience in a similar role as Junior Sous Chef/equivalent
Ability to assist with writing and costing creative menus reflecting customer needs and seasonality
Ability to support standards through effective training and coaching of team members
Effective management of resources by monitoring efficiency of the team and rosters
Previous experience of performance management and ability to motivate the team to achieve excellent standards consistently
Thorough knowledge of food safety and health & safety standards and high standard of Kitchen hygiene
Combined experience of restaurant, bar and banqueting/wedding catering operations
Proven track record in managing food cost percentage and ability to control costs within the departmental budget
Excellent organisation skills
Basic IT skills including knowledge of Word and email system is advantageous
Authorisation to work in the UK
Flexibility to work shifts as the business requires which includes early mornings, evenings and weekend work

What are we offering?
We offer a competitive salary of up to £23,000 per annum, uniform, food & beverage and accommodation discounts at Portland Hotels, lifestyle benefits, pension scheme, management training & development. Complimentary use of the leisure club and car parking available

<br>Previous experience as Maintenance Manager/similar role
<br>Ability to deal with tasks as outlined above
<br>High standard of customer care for both guests and internally the hotel team
<br>Ability to plan and organise work to ensure issues are turned round quickly and longer term projects, such as planned <br>maintenance is dealt with in a timely manner
<br>Attention to detail
<br>Good communication skills, both oral and written
<br>High standard of personal presentation
<br>Authorisation to work in the UK
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<br>What are the hours of work?
<br>The role will be 40+ hours per week, as the business requires, based on 5 days from 7.00 am - 8.00 am - 4.30pm, although the ability to be contacted and call into the hotel to deal with occasional emergency situations is expected.  Evening and night work may be required depending on the nature of the job in hand
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<br>What are we offering?
<br>We are offering a competitive salary, negotiable between £19,000 & £20,000, uniforms, meals on duty and complimentary car parking. We also offer discounts within hotels in the Portland group for food and beverages<br>Previous experience as Maintenance Manager/similar role
<br>Ability to deal with tasks as outlined above
<br>High standard of customer care for both guests and internally the hotel team
<br>Ability to plan and organise work to ensure issues are turned round quickly and longer term projects, such as planned <br>maintenance is dealt with in a timely manner
<br>Attention to detail
<br>Good communication skills, both oral and written
<br>High standard of personal presentation
<br>Authorisation to work in the UK
<br>
<br>What are the hours of work?
<br>The role will be 40+ hours per week, as the business requires, based on 5 days from 7.00 am - 8.00 am - 4.30pm, although the ability to be contacted and call into the hotel to deal with occasional emergency situations is expected.  Evening and night work may be required depending on the nature of the job in hand
<br>
<br>What are we offering?
<br>We are offering a competitive salary, negotiable between £19,000 & £20,000, uniforms, meals on duty and complimentary car parking. We also offer discounts within hotels in the Portland group for food and beverages

Hours: 40+ hours per week - 5 out of 7 days with a mixture of shift patterns

Salary/Hourly rate: Up to £23,000 per annum (negotiable depending on skills/experience)

Job closing date: 30.06.16

Email: recruitment@edinburghcapitalhotel.co.uk

Comments: CV and Application form required when applying for this role. Please submit the completed form along with a covering letter and your current CV in an email to the address provided. due to the high level of applicants, if we do not contact you within the next 21 days, it is unlikely you have been successful on this occasion.

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