Senior Sous Chef is required for a party design and event catering company based in SW London. The company prides itself on their creative, highly personal approach and superb food.
The ideal candidate will be highly organised and creative. They will have a strong personality to fit in well with the existing team, who have all been there for a long time. They will also need to have good leadership abilities, as will need to step up to Head Chef role when their senior is away. The candidate will need to work well in a team, as well as autonomously, managing their time independently but also overseeing the tasks and work of their team, including the other Sous Chef. Creating a good relationship with the other Sous is essential.
The right candidate will be creative, good at coming up with ideas, and willing to push boundaries and learn new methods and skills. They will need to be able to generate respect from the other members of the team with a good nature and good people skills. Reliability, flexibility with hours, a hard working attitude and proactivity are all key characteristics for candidates in this role.
This is a great company to work for, who offer training in new techniques. They are progressive, with a good chance of promotion. They are looking for people who will stay with them for a long time.
Hours: Monday to Friday 08.30-16.30, with evenings and weekends when required, which are paid at overtime.
Salary: £28,000 - 30,000 gross per annum basic, with overtime. Last year this role earned 46% of their basic wage in overtime.