Sous Chef - Senior

Candidate Source
King's Lynn
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Sous Chef to join this nationally recognised 4 star boutique hotel.

It’s a really great place for you to learn from a professional team of chefs, who know how to create lovely modern dishes from the best Norfolk has to offer.

Not only will you learn loads, you will be encouraged to teach just as much. It’s a really hands on job, cooking for up to 150 covers per service, so you need to work fast and clean.

The kitchen is awesome, everything you could really want to play with. Not only this it a sweet job, but the chef life in this area is one of the best in Norfolk. 

What we need from you is previous experience in a similar role Sous Chef role. Rosette experience not essential, but a real bonus.

References will need to be provided for this Senior Sous Chef role, and a trail will be arranged asap.

Working under the executive chef and his team, you will be responsible for running the kitchen in their absence.

Some keys skills you have to have to be a successful Senior Sous Chef -

  • You need to be hot on EHO paperwork.
  • Be able to deal with suppliers, making sure that quality is always great, prices are right, and check weights.
  • Able to handle credit notes and negotiate with them on products.
  • It is a fast-paced kitchen, so you need to be able to help any other chef if they start to go down.
  • You have to be tough. This place is hardcore, but massively worth it. Both for your skill set and CV, but a brilliant area for meeting other professional chefs that think like you about food.

The job title of ‘Senior’ relates simply to the level of experience and has no relevance to age.  You are encouraged to apply for any opportunities that you feel to be suitable, irrespective of age or level of experience.

In return the Senior Sous Chef will receive a salary of £28,000+ per annum.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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