We have a genuine opportunity for a Commis Chef at The White Horse Inn.
Our new kitchen has a calm and friendly atmosphere and is equipped with the latest equipment including: Induction island, Rationale ovens, PacoJet, Inka charcoal oven, sous vide water bath and Thermomix. We produce our menu from scratch, and pride ourselves on creating delicious dishes from locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.
To be successful in this role you will need to:
- have graduated from a recognised catering course or
- have a minimum of 2 years experience in a comparable business as Commis Chef
- be well organised and calm under pressure
- enjoy working as part of a team and able to stand in for our Junior Sous Chef
- have an appreciation for working with, and quality checking, local ingredients
- be able to travel to Sutton, West Sussex (RH20 1PS) or be happy to car share with one of your colleagues
- be able to work split shifts (9am - 3pm and 6pm - close circa 10pm) including weekends and bank holidays
- to be able to cover occasional breakfast shifts (shared between all staff members)
Benefits of working at The White Horse:
- Two consecutive days off each week
- Christmas Day off
- Paid Overtime
- Paid Holidays
- Pension scheme with employer contribution
- Staff discount on food, drink and accommodation
- Our creative menu changes seasonally, with updates on a monthly basis, and we also offer specials most evenings.
- Opportunities for your development: If you are a chef who likes to develop their skills, we can offer you excellent career progression. Our Head Chef (with Michelin experience) is more than happy to work with you on new techniques and, where applicable, we will support you as you progress through your food safety courses.
- Opportunities for experience: Everyone receives training and experiences work at the next level up by providing holiday cover for their colleagues.
- Friendly owners invested in you and the success of the business alongside an experienced management team
- Car share options may be available from various locations including Tangmere / Chichester, Pulborough, Billingshurst etc
This position is available for an immediate start, however we would be happy to wait for the right candidate; we look forward to receiving your application.