Role: Sous Chef
Location: West Sussex
Are you a talented and creative individual who thrives in a food environment? Do you have experience working in a kitchen or good knowledge of Italian cuisine, pizzas and pastas?
Rocco's restaurant is a new independent, vibrant, trendy, Italian style eatery based in the centre of Haywards Heath in West Sussex. It comprises 30 covers of outdoor seating, 40 restaurant covers, a private event space for 20 people and a popular bar serving specialty cocktails to a discerning clientele. The restaurant is currently open 5 ½ days a week.
In this role you will be working in our modern kitchen, supporting our Head Chef. If you have a "Can Do" attitude and the ability to work under pressure in a busy kitchen environment, then this is just the role for you!
Lead the kitchen team in Head Chef's absence and provide guidance to junior kitchen staff members
Oversee and organise kitchen stock and ingredients
Keep cooking stations stocked throughout the day
Train new kitchen employees to restaurant and kitchen standards
Manage food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimising waste
Ensure a 'first-in first-out' food rotation system is followed and verify all food products are properly dates and organised
Supervise all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and restaurant standards
Assist head chef with menu creation
Coordinate with restaurant management team on supply ordering, budget and kitchen efficiency and staffing
Undertake any other duties that may be reasonably required
What's on offer?
Progression within the group
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