Hospitality & Tourism

Sous Chef

Full Time

Our client based close to Sunningdale is seeking an experienced Sous Chef to join their award winning team.

Position Overview

  • Assist the Head Chef run the kitchen enabling the team to achieve the highest levels of standards and service
  • Achieve the highest levels of food quality, standards and service at all times

Essential Functions & Physical Requirements

  • Act as a deputy with all responsibilities as required
  • Run an environment that is clean, tidy and organised at all times.
  • Plan the day to day running of all sections of the kitchen effectively to meet the service standards
  • Control, with the aid of the Head Chef, all the operating costs within all the food outlets to the agreed budgets set and order appropriate levels of food
  • Assist and produce accurate stock takes.
  • Carry out quality checks on stock, produce and dishes along with offering training, and understanding of the products to keep the team focussed and allowing them to evolve as chefs.
  • Have a flexible ability to respond to business and client needs. Give full understanding and guidance to a colleague requiring assistance in a difficult situation, using a caring and supporting manner.
  • Mange rotas in accordance to business levels
  • Ensure daily food preparation meets recipe and specification index i.e. size, quantity and quality
  • Attend all relevant meetings and ensure understanding of business

Qualifications and Desirables

  • Previous experience within a similar role and environment
  • Relevant qualifications such as City & Guild 7061/7062 or NVQ Level 2/3
  • Experience in ordering systems and cost processes
  • Hands on team player
  • Experience of training and coaching a team

Benefit Package

  • Very generous Employee Introductory Scheme offered
  • Team members’ awards and incentives schemes
  • Contributory pension scheme entitlement from date of commencement
  • Life assurance cover for all team members
  • Uniform laundered complimentary
  • Complimentary meals whilst on duty at our team members’ restaurants
  • Complimentary Internet at allocated computers in team areas
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan
  • Occupational Health, including subsidized massage treatments and health clinics
  • Complimentary Eye Test for VDU users


Full time

Employment Type Any

Advertiser Type Agency