One of our clients has a job for a Senior Sous Chef in their busy central London restaurant. The restaurant is part of a larger group and it is extremely busy, doing around 2800 covers across the week. The restaurant is well known for its Middle Eastern and Northern African cuisine and the fresh ingredients that it uses.
The Senior Sous Chef is required to start as soon as possible. The Senior Sous Chef will be, along with the Head Chef, responsible for the whole kitchen and will look after a team of sixteen Chefs and six Kitchen Porters. The duties will include:
managing of the team on a day to day basis
some input into menu design and development
rota design and holiday cover
all the kitchen paperwork - including COSHH, H&S, FS etc.
management of sickness cover
The Senior Sous Chef will need to have restaurant background, but this could be at Sous Chef or Senior Chef de Partie level. They will be organised, well presented, able to work in an open plan kitchen, and be a good man manager. The Senior Sous Chef will be looking to grow within the role and will relish a challenge.
Hours: 7 shifts per week over 5 days. Shifts are 07.30-16.00 and 16.00-close (midnight latest)
Holidays: 28 days per year
Salary: on application
Responsible Consultant: Diana Cheal