Sous Chef

Job No: NIC428
Location: Nottingham

Who Are We

We are the Motorpoint Arena & National Ice Centre, Nottingham. The largest entertainment venue in the East Midlands with a crowd capacity of 10,000. Showcasing the biggest names in music, comedy, entertainment and sport, we host over 100 events and welcome 800,000+ visitors through our doors each year. Home to the Nottingham Panthers Ice Hockey Team, where they play 30+ home league & cups games each season.

What We Do

Here at the Motorpoint Arena & National Ice Centre, our people and those around us are at the heart of what we do and how we behave. Our passion is for our venue to be lived and breathed by everyone; whether they’re attending a concert, cheering on their favourite sports team or visiting us each day as their place of work.

Our Food & Beverage team offer an outstanding service across numerous and dynamic areas. Ranging from the 20+ bars and theme outlets to the 44 hospitality suites, hospitality bars & Spotlight restaurant. Outside of the events, we have 2 cafes and a sport & music bar that cater for the day to day visitors. We also have numerous conferences across our range of facilities. Away from our bread & butter, we specialise in outdoor Food & Beverage, where we have supported festivals & bespoke events all over the country.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Support the Executive Head Chef & Head Chef in the planning, delivery & execution of all F&B operations
  • Deputise in the absence of the Head Chef
  • Oversee all areas of your responsibility, ensuring all SOP, cleaning schedules and policies are followed
  • Ensure all deliveries are accurately and safely received, checked and all food is stored correctly
  • Support and lead the culinary areas throughout the Arena
  • Actively contribute to the creation of menus
  • Ensure all equipment and machinery is in safe working order; all faults/repairs are reported to the Head Chef and/or the Executive Head Chef
  • Promote the culture and, as a minimum, ensure everything stays within the umbrella of Health & Safety and Food Safety through stringent and audited controls
  • Support with stocktakes and stock management in all areas
  • Assist the Head Chef with ordering
  • Ensure recipes are delivered to specification with full compliance of nutritional & dietary requirements
  • Collaboratively work and partnering with numerous Arena departments
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Head Chef/ Executive Head Chef

 

What Are We Looking For

Person Specification

  • The ability to produce high quality food
  • Innovative in the approach to speed of service
  • Can switch between a proactive & reactive approach
  • A team player
  • An effective leader
  • A self-starter
  • Someone who can identify improvements
  • A passion for food, service & success
  • The desire to grow & develop

Skills & Qualifications

  • Food Safety
  • Health & Safety
  • Proven track record in a similar environment
  • Culinary Expertise
  • Menu Creation
  • Strong organisational & planning skills
  • Excellent communication skills

 

 

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At the Nottingham Ice Centre Ltd, our people and those around us are at the heart of what we do and how we behave. Our passion is for our venues to be lived and breathed by everyone; whether they’re attending a concert, cheering on their favourite sports team or visiting us each day as their place of work.

By working together and having the determination and drive to succeed, we can ensure we deliver outstanding service and create everlasting memories for everyone we reach. If you have the determination to develop and be the best you can possibly be, as well as tackle tasks with integrity and innovation, we’re the right workplace for you.