Sous Chef

Reed Hospitality
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Located in the heart of the West End, our client offers an incredible dining experience in unique surroundings for the whole family. We are looking for a sous chef capable of working in a fast paced environment, with the ability to work closely with the head chef and oversee a brigade of 30+. Whilst offering international cuisine of a high quality, at its busiest, this restaurant can serve up to 1500+ covers daily.

As a sous chef in a high volume environment, you will work on average, 40 hours over 5 shifts per week. The restaurant closes at 10pm, so this offers a good work life balance. 

Key responsibilities include:

• It is essential that your food hygiene, allergens and labelling training is up to date as you will be expected to lead by example and ensure your team are meeting the same standards
• Quality control & waste control.
• To organise and motivate the brigade.
• Deputising in the head chef's absence - reporting any staff incidents.
• To assist training new members of the brigade.
• To support the head chef with reports, menus costing and design.
• To oversee duty rotas.

The ideal candidate will have worked for at least 2 years as a sous chef and would ideally have a qualification in professional cooking. We're looking for someone with a good team ethic and experience with working in a high volume restaurant who thrives in a fast paced and high pressured environment. 

This is an opportunity for a sous chef who wants to grow and develop in the industry - you will be looked after as there is a big emphasis on team, learning and progression. The ideal candidate must therefore have passion for cookery and the hospitality industry. 

Please send your application to

Due to the high volume of applications, we can only respond to successful candidates for this position. 

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