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Seasonal Chef

POSTED ON 05 Jan 2024
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The Georgian House - Chef

Looking for somewhere new to explore? Keen to live a short walk from beautiful white sand beaches? Searching for a place where you can find the perfect life-work balance whilst saving money and working alongside a team of like-minded people? Join our team on Alderney, in The Channel Islands. Alderney has something for everyone: stunning beaches, wildlife, history, plentiful restaurants, pubs, beach BBQs, sports, camping, fishing, a week long summer festival, and a cosy winter season.

We want our staff to embrace island life and the community – there is plenty to do and the more you put in, the more you get out!
 

Responsibilities

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated chef, who is passionate about producing great food in our quality island pub.

Duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Working with locally sourced ingredients.
  • Daily preparation of fresh ingredients including fish and shellfish.
  • Working alongside the head chef to develop the menu.
  • Contributing dishes to the daily specials board. 
  • Adhering to the highest level of food hygiene standards at all times.
  • Managing stock rotation.
  • Working closely with the team across all areas of the kitchen.
  • Helping with off-site catering, weddings and a variety of other events.
  • Good communication with management and the front of house team.
  • Liaising with local suppliers. 

 

Skills and experience needed

  • 3 years’ experience ideally in a high-end restaurant or gastro pub, however any culinary experience will be considered.
  • A passion for great food and working with the finest locally sourced produce.
  • An awareness of stock management, wastage, costing and kitchen financials.
  • High standards of hygiene and organisation.
  • Self-motivation to develop your skills as a chef and to assist us in improving our product. 
  • A great work ethic, with a positive attitude and energy.
  • A great team player who is looking to explore somewhere new and meet new people. 
     

Perks

  • Competitive salary plus tips paid weekly.
  • 2 consecutive days off per week.
  • Discount on food and beverage at The Georgian House & The Moorings. 
  • Staff accommodation.
  • Accommodation discounts for family and friends.
  • Holiday pay.
  • Meals on duty.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Your birthday off. 

When applying, please include the following in your cover letter (please note we will not consider applications without a cover letter) 

  • Where are you currently based?
  • Do you have the right to live and work in the UK?
  • What appeals to you about working on Alderney?
  • What dates are you available to work from and until?
  • Why do you think you’re the right person for this role?

Other positions are also available at our sister businesses on Alderney - please send an email for more information. 

3909159 C 963 C 45 AD AC96 1763 ACF66 CC6
Company

The Georgian House

Vacancy

Seasonal Chef

Sector

Restaurants & Catering

Category

Chefs, Commis Chef, Sous Chef

Locations
Channel Islands
Channel Islands
Dates

Start April-June 2024. End date TBC

Hours

Full time

Accommodation

Provided

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