Junior Sous Chef

Whiting and Hammond
Dartford, Kent
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Junior Sous Chef

Location: Dartford

Salary: £19,000 - £23,000 per annum

The Company:

As a company we are known to have a reputation as being a fair employer who look after our team members and have a number of individuals who have worked for the company for a long time.

We like to develop our team members and where possible promote individuals through the business, offering a diverse and rewarding working career.

About the Junior Sous Chef:

We are looking for Junior Sous Chefs to join our team. As a Junior Sous Chef you will be responsible for the day to day supervision of the kitchen operation while setting and maintaining a standard of excellence and creating extraordinary dishes.

You will lead a team of dedicated and experienced professionals and work alongside our Head Chefs. As a Junior Sous Chef you will be also responsible for motivating, developing and training the more junior members of the brigade.

Requirements to become the Junior Sous Chef:

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated Junior Sous Chefs who we anticipate will have worked in a similar role within the catering industry.

They will be a team player, have excellent communication skills and attention to detail in order to deliver outstanding quality and service.

Other skills that will need to be demonstrated include:

  • Exceptional culinary skills
  • An excellent command of English
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Good level of computer literacy
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good training and coaching skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A high standard of personal presentation
  • Confident and professional approach.

Benefits of becoming the Junior Sous Chef:

  • Food and Beverage discount across the Whiting and Hammond Group
  • 28 days’ paid holiday during each holiday year including Bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • A competitive basic salary (based on experience)
  • Possible accommodation (if required)
  • Support in studying for professional qualifications
  • Share of tips
  • Uniform / Chef whites
  • Opportunities for promotion and transfer across the group
  • Childcare voucher scheme

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

If you feel that you meet the above criteria for the Junior Sous Chef role then please apply now!

We look forward to hearing from you!