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Sous Chef

Competitive salary and benefits

Crowne Plaza Plymouth, PL1 2HJ

Why join us?

As well as being rewarded with fantastic benefits, training and development, you'll be joining one of UK’s Top 6 Best Places to Work in Hospitality 2023!

  • Stays across the UK at employee rate (a HUGE discount!)
  • Discounted Friends and Family rates (that’ll make you really popular!)
  • 50% off food and beverage in our hotels
  • A range of development and apprenticeship programmes
  • We’re committed to your development and progression with lots of promotion opportunities
  • You’ll get all meals on duty (because hard work is hungry work!)
  • Uniform provided
  • We’re big on all things reward and recognition and celebrate success throughout the year
  • Commitment to your health and well-being
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Discounted use of leisure facilities
  • Refer a Friend incentives to influence your earning potential.

The Role

As ‘Sous Chef’ you’ll be behind the scenes, delivering on our mission!

You’ll be a passionate leader with the ability to motivate and support your team in order to exceed our guest expectations. You’ll be a perfectionist when it comes to the presentation and preparation of food as well as maintaining excellent hygiene and safety standards. You’ll take ownership and pride in your work and support the Head Chef in delivering an excellent experience to our guests.

What you’ll be doing

  • Leadership, coaching & training
  • Preparation, presentation and delivery of outstanding food
  • Food hygiene & food safety
  • Ordering & stock taking
  • Menu planning
  • Administration and Technology savvy
  • Working closely with all hotel departments
  • Available to work when the team and customer needs you most

What’ll make you a great fit for us here at Valor

Any great chef knows that when it comes to great food, the proof is in the pudding!

Are you the cream of the crop? As keen as mustard? Then we have the perfect opportunity for you.

At Valor we aim to give our guests’ tastebuds a treat with every bite. With 34 hotels across the country, including internationally renowned names, it’s our mission to provide outstanding service and delicious flavours to each and every guest.

At Crowne Plaza Plymouth, we’re in search of a Sous Chef who truly is one in a melon! You’ll need to know your onions and can’t be afraid to take whisks.

What you’ll become a part of

Valor Hospitality is a trusted, multiple award winning, and full service, international hospitality company operating in the US, UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We are reimagining hospitality internationally, creating great ROI, driving commerciality with creativity and innovation. Recognised by owners, investors and developers as an innovative and trusted partner to drive revenue and increase profits.

Here in the UK we operate 35 properties across the brands of Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hotel Indigo, AC by Marriott Hotels and Courtyard by Marriott, in various locations throughout the UK. The Company continues to have ambitious development and growth plans.

Hotel Description

Situated on Plymouth Hoe with stunning views over Plymouth Sound, Crowne Plaza Plymouth is just a few minutes’ walk from the city centre, nearby to the picturesque Barbican and easily reached from Plymouth railway station. The hotel offers 7 high-tech conference rooms including the magnificent ballroom that can hold up to 425 guests. The hotel also offers 211 stylish bedrooms, a Marco Pierre White Steakhouse bar and grill on the penthouse floors which has panoramic views over Plymouth Sound to Cornwall, a modern health and leisure club with extensive facilities including a gymnasium, an indoor heated swimming pool and outside terrace.

Valor Hospitality Europe has established itself as a respected, successful and dynamic management company, known for having highly engaged people, delivering great levels of hospitality with commercial expertise second to none.

Please visit https://valorhospitality.com/ to learn more about our existing hotels, other exciting job opportunities and our company.


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