Sous Chef

Recruiter
Compass Group
Location
London
Salary
26000.0000
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are recruiting for an experienced and talented Sous Chef to join this very prestigious unit in the West End. You will be responsible for all employee dining requirements and will need to ensure we are on trend and successfully competing in the market place.

The site occupies 1800 staff, and the catering service includes a variety of hot and cold offers including exciting street food style concepts and grab and go options.

If you are innovative and creative, passionate about using top quality fresh ingredients, and looking for a role which can offer both work life balance and career development - we want to hear from you!

Package description

Up to £28,000 + overtime

40 hours a week, Monday - Friday only!

High end corporate environment 

Compass Group UK & Ireland offers excellent career and development opportunities, as an organisation that's proud of its great people, we believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent.  That's why we offer a number of courses and qualifications for our talented Managers.  For our future stars, we have The Academy and Accelerate programmes which will equip you for a career in Catering Management.  For established managers, we have our Evolve programme which will hone your existing skills and add to your managerial capabilities. We’re also Edexcel approved, so you can be sure you are getting the best training available to you.  So whether you are a Future Star with big aspirations or an established High Performer with a proven track record – there is a development plan for you.  If this isn’t enough, we offer a competitive salary, pension scheme and life assurance, sick pay, and company discounts. And because life isn't only about work, we offer a good annual leave entitlement too.

Main responsibilities
  • Catering for 1800 staff daily
  • Working in a team of 4, producing high end and high quality food
  • Developing and supporting team members
  • Supporting in the creation of exciting menu concepts from street food offers
  • Adhere to H&S and F&H standards
  • Stock taking, ordering of stock etc
  • Deputise in the Head Chefs absence
Ideal candidate
  • Experience of working in contract catering
  • Passion for food and upcoming food trends
  • Exceptional culinary skill
  • Enthusiastic, motivational, someone who strives for excellence
  • Someone who takes the initiative and drives for results
  • Organised, able to make robust judgements and prioritise
  • Honest, transparent and consistent
  • Have a flexible approach 
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
About the company

At Restaurant Associates our vision is simple - 'Bringing people together with brilliant food, brilliant service and brilliant associates'

Our inspirational food is alive with flavour and nutrition, sourced in a socially responsible manner for the well-being of our customers, communities and the environment and we match this with the excellent service of our brilliant associates.

Our values are our DNA - INSPIRATIONAL FOOD - INNOVATIVE SPIRIT - ASSOCIATES WHO EXCEL - STRONGER TOGETHER