Sous Chef

Compass Group
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Corporate environment - 5 star standard food!

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.

Job Introduction

Our corporate law firm contract based in the heart of Birmingham are looking to recruit a talented, ambitious Sous Chef who enjoys varied cooking (volume staff dining to fine dining cuisine). If you are looking to progress in your chef career - we want to hear from you!

Main Responsibilities

As the Sous Chef your role will be varied within this small but high end unit. There are 450 employees onsite and you will be working in a team of 5. You will supervise the delivery of employee dining, through to fine dining/event requirements. Menu planning, health and safety and team development will all be part of your day to day responsibilities.

The Ideal Candidate
  • Someone who takes the initiative and drives for results
  • Confident culinary skill set
  • Passion for fresh produce and the latest food trends
  • Organised, able to make robust judgements and prioritise
  • Honest, transparent and consistent
  • Enthusiastic, motivational, someone who strives for excellence
  • Gain and hold the respect of others
  • Have a flexible approach with a "can do" attitude
  • A good track record of driving world class performance
  • Ability to monitor and challenge the use of processes
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills

About The Company

Our Company vision is Great People, Great Service, Great Results and we believe your contribution is crucial to the success of the business. To achieve our vision we live by the values of Integrity, Team work, Passion, Can-Do and Responsibility.

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.