Posted 11 September by Scattergoods Agency
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We are looking for a Sous Chef to join a fantastic team for a very reputable food led pub group.

Supporting and deputising in the Head Chefs absence, the Sous Chef will ensure a high standard of food is served always and to assist the Head Chef in effectively running the kitchen day to day, achieving all operational and commercial targets. It is a position
that requires someone who is personable, energetic and capable of stepping up and managing and motivating a kitchen team to deliver excellent food and achieve impeccable standards in all aspects of the kitchen operation.

* Competitive salary
* Increased annual leave through length of service
* Targeted bonus scheme
* Monthly & annual award' nominations and awards
* 25% discount on food and drink in all pubs
* Guaranteed Christmas day off
* 4% Pension contribution

Your role
*To ensure the delivery of a high standard of food
*In the Head Chefs absence take complete ownership over the running of the kitchen
*To ensure when ordering, the most competitive price is obtained, and you comply with our purchasing guidelines and agreed supplier range
*To work at other sites of the group, offering support, as required
*To ensure all company property is properly respected, used and looked after to reduce maintenance or replacement costs

Hygiene responsibilities
* To ensure that all Health & Safety legislation and guidelines are implemented, adhered to and reviewed regularly
* To manage and maintain all company health and safety policies and procedures
* To manage and maintain exceptional standards of cleanliness

*To supervise the kitchen team, having a 'hands on' approach and leading by example.
*Jointly responsible for preparing kitchen cleaning rotas, supervising cleaning schedules and signing off on a weekly basis.
*A key aspect of the Sous Chef role is to recognise training needs and to develop, inspire and support the kitchen team

*To understand the annual pub budget and to manage key cost lines under the kitchen responsibility
*Supporting the Pub Manager and Head Chef in managing labour costs through accurate and controlled scheduling of staff and by reacting to increased or decreased customer demand by
adjusting staff numbers

Ideal attributes for successful candidates in this role...
*Passion for food.
*Totally customer focused. We must always strive to exceed their expectations
*Maintaining the overall standard of food on offer with a continuous focus on innovation, sourcing of quality local produce, creativity and above all passion will be a key aspect of
the Sous Chef role.
*To assist the Head Chef in effectively running the kitchen, achieving all operational and commercial targets.
*Honest, dedicated and hard working
*You must be a fun and enthusiastic person, with a good sense of humour, who enjoys work and the interaction with staff members and customers
*To be flexible and adaptable at all times, setting this example to the rest of the kitchen team.
*To have flair, ambition and the will to succeed and overcome challenges.
*The ability to create and maintain consistently great food all of the time.
*To have the dedication, patience and skills to develop staff within your team
*Proficient in IT with an understanding of spread sheets

Scattergood's are acting as an agency on behalf of this vacancy. In line with UK Immigration and Employment Law, only applicants eligible to live and work in the UK need apply. For this position, and other live vacancies, please visit our website

Required skills

  • sous chef
  • chef
  • sous
  • pub
  • gastro

Reference: 38890203

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