We work with some of the most talented and unique individuals in our business, who always ensure the extraordinary guest experience of Dorchester Collection and the hotels within it.
It is, after all, our people that bring our vision to life. As a member of our Dorchester Collection Family, we will support your development by nurturing your personality, creating a transparent culture of trust collaboration and appreciation.
Supported by our annual personal development planning, tailored learning opportunities and our Academy programs you will be a part of creating a bespoke experience.
Treasured by guests. Cherished by employees. Celebrated worldwide.
As an employee, you are expected to provide our guests with a bespoke and memorable experience measured to the highest standards of quality and service delivery.
Additionally the execution of your position will be in accordance to our company policies, standards and procedures.
Our company values are the fundamental spirit on how we reach our goals. As an ambassador of Dorchester Collection you will be entrusted with our values and expected to further enrich our We Care culture : Passion -
Personality - Respect - Working Together - Creativity
This job description is intended to illustrate the main duties and responsibilities of the role. It is not intended to be exhaustive and please be advised that the duties and responsibilities may be added on a temporary or permanent basis as appropriate.
Division & Department
Food & Beverage - Kitchen
Sous Chef - The Barn Kitchen
Assist the Head Chef run the Barn kitchen enabling the team to achieve the highest levels of standards and service
Achieve the highest levels of food quality, standards and service at all times
Essential Functions & Physical Requirements
Act as a deputy with all responsibilities as required
Run an environment that is clean, tidy and organised at all times.
Plan the day to day running of all sections of the kitchen effectively to meet the service standards
Control, with the aid of the Head Chef, all the operating costs within all the food outlets to the agreed budgets set and order appropriate levels of food
Assist and produce accurate stock takes.
Carry out quality checks on stock, produce and dishes along with offering training, and understanding of the products to keep the team focussed and allowing them to evolve as chefs.
Have a flexible ability to respond to business and client needs. Give full understanding and guidance to a colleague requiring assistance in a difficult situation, using a caring and supporting manner.
Mange rotas in accordance to business levels
Ensure daily food preparation meets recipe and specification index i.e. size, quantity and quality
Attend all relevant meetings and ensure understanding of business throughout the hotel
Qualifications and Desirables
Previous experience within a similar role and environment
Relevant qualifications such as City & Guild 7061 / 7062 or NVQ Level 2 / 3
Experience in ordering systems and cost processes
Hands on team player
Experience of training and coaching a team
Complimentary nights with breakfast within Dorchester Collection
50% F&B discount at selected restaurants at The Dorchester and Coworth Park
Very generous Employee Introductory Scheme offered
Team members' awards and incentives schemes
Contributory pension scheme entitlement from date of commencement
Life assurance cover for all team members
Uniform laundered complimentary
Complimentary meals whilst on duty at our team members' restaurants
Complimentary Internet at allocated computers in team areas
Interest free Season Ticket Loan
Occupational Health, including subsidized massage treatments and health clinics
Complimentary Eye Test for VDU users
Blacknest Rd, Sunningdale SL5 7SE Ascot