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Sous Chef

The Inn at Hastings Park

The Inn at Hastings Park

England, UK
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Company Description

Relais & Chateau at Thornbury Castle are seeking a Sous Chef to join our talented team of chefs. You will be working in a unique and beautifully restored Castle and four Red Star boutique hotel and creating truly memorable and impressive 5*dishes for our guests in our 3 Rosette restaurant.

About Us

Set on 15 acres of beautiful land, Thornbury Castle Hotel is the only Tudor Castle operating as a hotel in England. The Castle has recently undergone a multi-million pound refurbishment program bringing back to life the regal grandeur of its past. Located 20 minutes’ drive from Bristol, it offers 26 rooms and suites, an award-winning restaurant, bar and two unique meeting and conference spaces. our food style is modern British using the best locally sourced produce from our kitchen garden and around the southwest. We operate 7 days a week, serving breakfast, afternoon tea, dinner, and Sunday lunch as well as the occasional wedding and functions.

Our company goal is to deliver “refined and personalised hospitality” to enable our hotel to be a place where all guests can relax, enjoy themselves and have a break from normal life. To feel like royalty in a unique place with unique people.

Job Description

The Offer

  • Full time permanent position 48 hours per week
  • Salary from £36,000 - £38,000 per annum, depending on experience
  • An additional share of service charge and tips (about 4k per year. Paid every 2 months)
  • Overtime paid
  • 28-day holiday including bank holidays
  • Paid day off on your birthday
  • Sickness Benefit (5 days after 6 months' service)
  • Referral program - £250 per new member of staff introduced (based on full time contract)
  • Staff accommodation available offsite
  • Complimentary stay at the castle after 3 months' probation period passed
  • Training programs via internal & external professionals and access to online training facilities
  • Staff and Family rates on hotel accommodation and discounts on food and beverage
  • Recognition programs
  • Access to online training facilities
  • Career development programs
  • Uniform and meals provided whilst on duty and free parking
  • To have the right to work in UK

Qualifications

About You

  • A truly talented Chef with a professional approach, great passion and flair for the industry and food
  • Responsible for the preparation and the service.
  • Experience at 3 AA Rosette or 1 Michelin star environment is ideal or at least 5years experience in 2 AA Rosette within a similar role or above
  • Bringing a calm mature approach with a resilient nature that Thrives under pressure
  • Natural ability as a chef with outstanding attention for detail
  • Dedicated excellent team player with strong communication skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised and using own initiative and the Ambition to succeed at the highest levels
  • Strictly follow all food safety and health & safety procedures