Commis/ Sous Chef - Southampton Holiday Inn Express

  • Job Reference: RBH8758
  • Date Posted: 30 December 2021
  • Recruiter: RBH Management
  • Location: Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct. 7
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary, Employee Discount, Flexible working hours
  • Sector: Restaurant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

At Redefine|BDL Hotels we are looking for exceptional people to provide outstanding service to our guests and who put our people at the heart of everything we do. 

The Exciting Opportunity

We have commenced our search for a Commis/ Sous Chef  at the Holiday Inn Express Southampton, a property that generates £4.5 million turnover. Reporting to the Guest Service Manager, you will have a strong focus on the delivery of exceptional guest care in a branded environment as well as the commercial performance of the business.

As Commis/ Sous Chef you will be responsible for the preparation and presentation of all food items in accordance with the company food and beverage standards and standardised menu guidelines. You will train multi-skilled team members in the preparation of a limited, easy to prepare menu. You will monitor standards of production to ensure quality. You will be responsible for kitchen cleanliness ensuring all kitchen areas are maintained in a hygienic condition at all times and ensuring adherence to all hygiene and allergy standards and polices.

You must be aware of the overall hotel objectives, how they relate to you and the team and how your daily activities contribute to the success of the hotel against the business drivers of People, Quality & Profit, the hotel and business vision.

The Commis/ Sous Chef  is responsible for controlling the stock for a limited menu and breakfast offering by liaising with Guest Service Managers.

Where Will You Be Working?

This fantastic hotel comprising of 182 Generation 4 bedrooms is located adjacent to the Ageas Bowl, home to the Hampshire County Cricket Club.

It's six miles to the Southampton docks, where ocean-bound cruises depart, and a 5-minute drive to catch flights at Southampton Airport. The hotel is just off the M27 motorway, and 5 minutes from the M3. Hedge End Train Station is 10 minutes away by bus, getting you to Portsmouth Harbour in 40 minutes and London Waterloo in 90 minutes.

The hotel boasts five fully equipped meeting rooms and plenty of free parking as well. 

What are we looking for?

You must have experience of a busy kitchen and preferably within a hotel. You must also be able to demonstrate a track record of great leadership, ambition, enthusiasm and passion for the hotel industry!

What's In It For You?

  • People love to work with Redefine|BDL Hotels because
  • We focus on health, wellbeing and our communities
  • Our people are truly engaged at work
  • There's open, clear communication from the top
  • We've got great career development opportunities
  •  There's a culture of transformation and innovation

We will give you a competitive salary and opportunities to learn new skills and grow your career. You will receive a benefits package that includes;

  • Everyday discounts from high street retailers
  • Opportunities to be involved in charity and community events
  • Career opportunities, training and help with course fees
  • Discounted hotel room rates for you AND your friends and family that will make you really popular!
  • Incentive programmes
  • Flexible working arrangements because we know your life comes first
  • Free meals on duty