Senior Sous Chef

Location London
Sector Catering & Hospitality
Job Role Chef
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £30,000-35,000
Job Number  46142
Created 10 October 2017


Our client is looking for a Senior Sous Chef who would be responsible for the production of all food for our Delivered Catering and the Kitchen Team including porters.

Main duties for the Senior Sous Chef  to include:

  • The Senior Sous Chef  will be overseeing the production of all food products and ensure production meets the required standards and presentation

  • Checking of all food being dispatched and making sure it is to standards of food spec and web site

  • Ensure all staff have clear food specs to follow (with photos)

  • Ensure all products sold are costed, and costing sheets provided to management

  • Allergen to be up to date for all products sold and available to office team

  • Place orders with suppliers through Sage

  • Agree competitive pricing with suppliers

  • Accurate stocktaking

  • Establish controls to minimise wastage

  • Control costs and ensure the department operates within budgetary restraints

  • Assist the Food Stylist in menu developments and costings.

  • Liaise with the Events team

  • Ensure equipment is in a good state of repair

  • Create a good and vibrant working environment

  • Develop team members, do appraisals with HR and supervise all employees within the department.

  • See to staff rotas and holidays

  • Ensure a safe working environment and attitude on the part of all employees within the department.

  • Lead by example

  • Ensure efficient communication with all departments

Salary:£33,000 per annum

Hours: 2am start to 1pm Monday to Friday

(90% kitchen overseeing and checking and 10% office)

An occasional weekend with overtime would be a maximum work week of 60 hours.

Benefits include:

·Free uniforms

·Free Staff meals

·Parking available, outside congestion charge

·28 days holidays including Bank Holidays 

·Pension scheme

·Free eye care voucher

·Christmas shutdown

If you believe this is the role for you please apply with your CV now.


Consultant: Darren Lewis

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