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7370 Sous Chef

Job Title: 7370 Sous Chef
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Eastbourne
Salary: 20000 - 24000+tips+bonus+benefits
REF: 7370/2016/CA5959MS
Contact Name: Mike Stride
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

Our client is an award pub company operating 7 sites in the South East. They are currently seeking a Sous Chef for their public house located on the South Coast in East Sussex. The position is permanent.
Our client is looking for a strong Sous Chef who is keen and hard working to join the brigade at this pub / brasserie which is distinctively different. Completely redesigned and refurbished, the heavy beams combine the texture of wood and stone flagged floors with open log fires, comfortable leather sofas and a modern eclectic décor. This creates a warm, relaxing yet vibrant atmosphere to eat and drink.
The open front kitchen is where the menu is selected and prepared and cooked to order with knowledge and passion.
Our client is seeking an ambitious and committed Sous Chef with a passion for good food who is ready to continue developing their career in an award-winning Pub Group.
You will be a great team player with good organisational skills and the ability to thrive is a very busy award winning pub where our reputation for consistently preparing cooking and presenting our dishes to the right quality is second to none.
You will assist and deputise for the Head Chef and assist them in developing the best team.
Everything is prepared in house using fresh ingredients using local suppliers wherever possible.
As Sous Chef you will set the highest standards of food quality and consistency.
This is a very busy working environment, and as well as having high standards and demonstrating good attention to detail, you’ll be part of a team who helps influence effective kitchen controls to achieve good gross profit, efficient ordering and stock control as well as driving excellent standards of health and hygiene.
You will need to thrive in a very busy environment and enjoy working as part of a team.
If this sounds interesting and you would like to develop your career within a multi award winning pub group, then please contact us immediately.
Knowledge and Skills:
You should be an accomplished Head Chef or Sous Chef ideally with experience of working in a fresh food kitchen at a similar level or a CDP / Junior Sous Chef looking to move up to the next level.
Your practical experience should ideally be supported by some form of catering qualification.
Alternatively, as our client is supportive to the ex-military community, our client welcomes applications from Chefs at all levels who are either about to leave the Armed Forces or who have trained and served as a Chef in the Armed Forces.
You should have a passion for producing the perfect dish every time.
Previous experience in a similar role requiring a broad food knowledge and precise attention to detail is essential.
You should have worked in a busy kitchen and thrive under pressure.
You must have experience and desire to work with fresh, quality food.
You should possess ambition to continually drive the business forward.
You will be an excellent team player and leader who can respectfully communicate to the team.
You will have a track record of working with and developing strong teams.
You will have good financial understanding and have a track record of controlling costs and stocks.
You will have good knowledge of hygiene and health and safety.
You should possess a lot of stamina/energy to keep up to speed during occasional hectic spells of business.
You should have a desire to aim for high standards.
You should be reliable, hardworking, trustworthy and passionate in your work.
Standard working week is 45 hours working 5 shifts a week.
Basic salary will be around £20,000 – 24,000 per annum plus tips which will be worth around £80 per week. In addition, there is a monthly bonus scheme. Other benefits include a pension scheme, staff loyalty Scheme after 3 months; Uniform / Chefs Whites and Childcare Vouchers.
This is an outstanding opportunity for an accomplished Sous Chef to work in a fabulous award winning public house.
Whilst we would like to respond to all our on-line applicants, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes of applications we receive. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks from submitting your application, please assume on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.