Sous Chef

Job Description

The Role

  • To ensure that the kitchen operations run efficiently and maximum product quality is achieved
  • Ensuring strict hygiene controls are kept in all kitchen areas under your supervision
  • Planning and organising of workload and rotas
  • Upholding the food GP target at all times and implementing profit protection where necessary
  • Upholding and improving our green credentials through reduction of waste, recycling and reduction of commodity and consumables usage
  • To assist the Head Chef with all aspects of kitchen reinvestment and maintenance
  • To provide the Head Chef with menu preparation and pricing in line with the stated F&B objectives of the venue and the brand
  • Develop new menus and food items to meet the taste and dining requirements of the clients
  • Maintain sensitivity to local cultural traditions and adhere to religious beliefs in preparation and services of all food on premises
  • Instructing, briefing and supervising, chefs de partie, the brigade and the back of house employees on their daily tasks
  • When required assist them and the preparation of food or cleaning tasks.
  • Manage the preparation and presentation of food products to ensure quality at all times
  • Ensuring that stock is purchased in a timely manner and within the group purchasing procedures with nominated suppliers
  • Monitor and check guest satisfaction, guest areas and service.

The Ideal Candidate

As Sous Chef it is essential you can demonstrate the following skills and competencies:

  • Previous 3/4 star experience in a similar role
  • Highly Structured and organised
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and prioritise needs
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of HACCP and COSSH
  • Innovative way of working
  • Self motivated with ability to work well under pressure with minimal supervision and maintain high standards and attention to details


  • 28 Holidays 
  • Uniform
  • Exciting range of learning and development programmes
  • Opportunities for promotion and transfer across the group
  • Colleague recognition and reward programmes
  • Free health club membership
  • Free Parking
  • Meals whilst on duty