Sous Chef – Hotel – 40 hours a week

Portsmouth, Hampshire

£20000 - £24000 per annum + See advert


Sous Chef

This is an excellent opportunity to establish yourself with a global brand. With a recent refurb and solid team in place, as a Sous you are coming into a great environment and will have the chance to focus on the food and help push the restaurant forward.

The job role

  • Accommodating 100 – 200 covers on a busy service, including breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Catering for weddings & functions
  • Managing the team and leading by example
  • Covering the Head Chef in all aspects of kitchen management, including rotas and GP
  • Stock control, stock takes and implementing ways to minimalise food wastage
  • Working to spec whilst preparing many dishes in house, such as pizza dough and pasta
  • Run the pass and delegating duties appropriately
  • Represent the brand in a professional and positive manner

The ideal candidate

  • Branded hotel background would be extremely advantageous
  • Experience with making fresh pizza dough and pasta
  • Comfortable running large teams
  • Can be creative and implement ideas with specials
  • Able to thrive under pressure as this can be an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Understands the ethos of working for a branded establishment
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills
  • Takes pride in leading by example
  • Has a passion for the industry
  • Strong CDP’s/Junior Sous will also be considered

The package

  • Salary of £22,000 per annum (works out just over £10.50 p/h)
  • Additional gratuities paid quarterly
  • Annual salary review
  • Contract to 40 hours a week
  • Any hours worked above 40 will be owed in lieu
  • Mixture of earlies, straights and splits so not every day is a split shift
  • Meals on duty
  • Extensive career progression
  • Uniform provided
  • You will also have the opportunity to represent your hotel in their exciting ‘Chef School’ which is held throughout the company, offering nationally recognised qualifications and training programmes

Don’t miss out – Apply now

Due to the high level of response only candidates with the relevant experience will be contacted – Thank you for your application. Please don’t hesitate to contact the office on 02392 863303 and ask for Curtis who will be happy to help.

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