Sous Chef

Sous Chef

Job Details

Alderney and The Georgian House

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!

Situated right at the heart of Alderney, The Georgian House is a much-loved pub with rooms, a restaurant and a garden. The Georgian is known for it’s legendary year-round calendar of events, from wild live music gigs, to weddings, to ukulele sessions. The constant buzz of the cosy pub and the sunny garden makes it even more welcoming to both locals and visitors alike.  We make the most of our island environment, from sourcing the best produce Alderney has to offer to specialising in outside catering and events in stunning unique locations. We’re looking for friendly staff with a passion for great customer service. 

Role Overview and duties

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 the front of house team.

  • Liaising with local suppliers. 

Skills and experience needed

  • 3 years experience ideally in a restaurant or gastro pub, however any culinary experience will be considered.

  • A passion for great food working with the finest of locally sourced produce.

  • An awareness of costing and kitchen financials.

  • High standards of hygiene and organisation.

  • Self-motivation to develop your skills as a chef. 

  • A great work ethic, with a positive attitude and energy.

  • A great team player – essential!

Perks

  • Competitive salary plus tips paid weekly.

  • 5 days work per week, 2 days off.

  • Outgoing flight from the UK.

  • 20% discount on food and beverage at The Georgian House.

  • Accommodation: shared (max 2 per room), free wifi, £25 weekly utility contribution.

  • Accommodation discounts for family and friends.

  • Holiday pay.

  • Meals on duty.

  • Professional development opportunities.

  • Your birthday off. 

To apply email work@georgianalderney.com including

  • Your up to date CV.

  • A cover letter.

  • Where you are currently based.

  • Information on your current right to work in the UK.

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

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