Rockliffe Hall is an AA-rated 5 red star resort in the north of England and is set within 375 acres outside the village of Hurworth, near Darlington in County Durham. We are a proud member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, and winner of the Pride of Britain Hotel of the Year 2017. Rockliffe Hall offers 61 luxury guest bedrooms, bespoke restaurants including our 3AA Rosette Orangery restaurant, an award-winning spa and championship 18-hole golf course. We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Event Senior Sous Chef to join our great team of professional and dedicated individuals.
The main responsibilities of the role will be (but not limited to):
Responsible for the management of the kitchen operation with accountability for the food P & L profitability.
The safe running of all kitchen areas and ensuring Health & Safety guidelines are adhered to as per the hotel and company standards
Achieve gross profit targets set within the kitchen, through stock takes, portion control, product costing and wastage measures
Monitor the quality of goods delivered and ensure correct stock rotation is adhered to and the correct procedures are followed
Attend internal Operations Meetings in the absence of the Executive Chef to discuss and plan the food requirements for upcoming meeting and events.
Train and development the kitchen team, including scheduling attendance to statutory training as required
Actively participate in the ongoing management and development of menus.
The ideal candidate will have Event Senior Sous Chef experience in working in high standard hotel environment and will have a passion for driving the team forward.
In return we offer our employees a number of great benefits including access to our award winning spa and gym facilities as well as discounts for friends and family. We can also offer assistance with accommodation if needed.
Excellent customer service is what we strive to achieve for all of our customers within each department at Rockliffe Hall. We aim to provide an outstanding personalised service to each guest who stays and dines with us, acknowledging special occasions and making them memorable for all guests.
Our mission at Rockliffe Hall is to create lasting memories for our guests…unrivalled, exceptional and individual. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!
Expected start date: 10/05/2021
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Rockliffe Hall has been awarded the AA Covid Confident shield and the ‘We’re Good to Go’ kitemark by VisitBritain. We have also developed a Healthy Hospitality Charter which is our commitment to keeping our team members and guests safe on resort.