Sous Chef

Location
Oldbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Mar 2017
Closes
07 Apr 2017
Ref
compass/TP/83355/30852/CP
Contact
Ms Caroline Pearson
Job Function
Chef de partie
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sous Chef for a high volume and high profile unit based in Oldbury.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Sous/ Second Chef to work closely within a highly experienced and trained team.

You will be number two to the Chef Manager overseeing a team of 10 staff in the Managers absence. You will be preparing the highest standard of food for the breakfast and lunch service serving c600 staff onsite.

For the right candidate we offer fantastic career development programmes and management training opportunities. We encourage our staff to be the best they can be and support future career aspirations.

Package description

Compass Group UK & Ireland offers excellent career and development opportunities, as an organisation that's proud of its great people, we believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent. That's why we offer a number of courses and qualifications for our talented Managers. For our future stars, we have The Academy and Accelerate programmes which will equip you for a career in Catering Management. For established managers, we have our Evolve programme which will hone your existing skills and add to your managerial capabilities. We’re also Edexcel approved, so you can be sure you are getting the best training available to you. So whether you are a Future Star with big aspirations or an established High Performer with a proven track record - there is a development plan for you. If this isn’t enough, we offer a competitive salary, pension scheme and life assurance, sick pay, and company discounts. And because life isn't only about work, we offer a good annual leave entitlement too.

Main responsibilities

To work closely with the Chef Manager to aid in the day to day operation and control procedures of the kitchen and all the food operations at all times, whilst complying with company standards and policies. To ensure the overall management of the food operation including set up and break down and operation of these areas.

You will be expected to be able to work on your own to prepare and cook meals on days the Chef Manager has off.

You need to be proactive, professional with a positive and ambitious attitude. If you put in the work you will be recognised.

Ideal candidate
  • Superb culinary skill with a huge passion for quality food and ingredients
  • High standards and be quality driven
  • Committed to food and customer service innovation
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to develop and work well within a team
  • Outgoing, passionate, excellent customer service and communication skills are required for this highly visible position
  • Qualified to NVQ level1/2 in food preparation and cooking or equivalent
  • A team player with experience of supervising a team within a similar environment
About the company

Eurest, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, prides itself on leading the market in creating contemporary food service solutions for business and Industry workplace clients. We bring great service and exceptional culinary creativity and flair to employee restaurants, delis, cafes and executive dining rooms; from the tea room to the board room and everything in between.

Compass Group UK & Ireland is part of Compass Group PLC, a world leading food and support services company. We specialise in providing food and a range of support services across the sectors of Business Industry, Healthcare & Seniors, Education, Defence, Offshore & Remote, Sports & Leisure and Vending with established brand portfolio.

Our company vision is Great People, Great Service, Great Results and we believe your contribution is crucial to the success of the business. To achieve our vision we live by the values of Integrity, Team work, Passion, Can-Do and Responsibility.