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Sous Chef

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Temporary onsite accommodation for relocation, great career benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Hospitality
  • Contact: Jonathan Taylor
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 03301 743817
  • Job Ref: SF59123
Are you seeking an exciting culinary opportunity that not only challenges your skills but also offers amazing rewards? My client is on the lookout for a dynamic Sous Chef, offering a package of up to £40,000, who is ready to dive into the bustling world of a top-tier hotel kitchen.
The Role:
  • Support and work closely with the Head Chef, embodying a hands-on approach and steering a dedicated team of chefs and kitchen porters.
  • Maintain the consistent, high-quality output of dishes from the kitchen.
  • Showcase your creativity with signature dishes and specials, particularly when catering for meetings and events.
  • Oversee and ensure adherence to the restaurant menu, elevating the guest experience.
  • Manage stock rotation, purchasing from approved suppliers, and maintaining budget guidelines.
  • Perform regular audit checks and take the helm in the Head Chef’s absence.
  • Handle rosters, team vacations, and be instrumental in hiring and training.
Ideal Candidate:
  • Potentially an experienced Chef de Partie looking for the next step or an established Sous Chef craving a fresh challenge.
  • Individuals from contract catering seeking a role in a hotel kitchen are encouraged.
  • A background in hotel kitchens is a significant plus.
  • An innate passion for delivering high-quality food and leading by example.
  • Aptitude for budgeting, HACCP, and food safety protocols.
Why Choose My Client?
  • Discounts for family and friends across the businesses group of hotels.
  • Complimentary onsite parking.
  • Participate in various celebratory days throughout the year.
  • Comprehensive support for training and professional qualifications, inclusive of course fees!
  • Explore career progression and development opportunities across our vast hotel portfolio.
  • Engage in our internal talent exchange network.
  • 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Programme.
Join a team that exudes passion, dedication, and a commitment to excellence. If you believe you’re the perfect fit and are eager to contribute to a culinary journey that delights guests day in, day out, don’t hesitate. Grab this chance, and let's create culinary magic together!