Senior Sous Chef

Location
Chigwell
Salary
Up to £30,000
Posted
19 May 2017
Closes
16 Jun 2017
Ref
compass/TP/80009/31586/JW
Contact
Mr Joel Whitehouse
Job Function
Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

You will be part of a team that supports high quality education at this school by providing outstanding food and service to the pupils and staff.

You will be part of a team who share the same passion for preparing exciting fresh and nutritious food on a daily basis.

It all starts with enjoyment - great tasting, healthy food that pupils look forward too and really love.

We are looking for a talented Senior Sous Chef to join our great team at this prestigious Independent School that can help further enhance our food offer working alongside the Executive Chef and General Manager

In return we offer support and development to grow within our business alongside a competitive salary.

Package description

Senior Sous Chef – Prestigious Independent School, Chigwell

Salary – Up to £30,000

Working 5 days out of 7

40 Hours per Week

Chartwells Independent is the leading provider of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK. We provide innovative catering, hospitality and food service by creating imaginative menus delivered with an exceptional service.

We know as a company that great food comes from great ingredients. Our Chefs use seasonal produce, adding their own individual creativity to let the food speak for itself. We pride ourselves on being able to provide a diverse range of cuisines that keep up to date with today’s trends ensuring we offer a great dining experience.

We nurture and develop our teams to enrich their skills which allows them to show their passion and inspiration that as a company we are proud encourage.

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Main responsibilities
  • The Senior Sous Chef will assist the Executive Chef to plan, organise and direct the preparation and cooking of food ensuring that the company’s reputation for quality is enhanced with customers and clients at all times
  • Adopt a hands on approach taking responsibility for the food production covering pupil and staff feeding along with an extensive range of  hospitality and events
  • Possess an exceptional drive for quality for Hospitality events
  • Responsible for all aspects of food safety, HS and COSHH
Ideal candidate
  • Proven experience in a role as Sous Chef being able to demonstrate a track record of catering for large numbers and making the customer feel that their meal has been individually prepared for them.
  • Have great people skills and able to communicate at all levels, lead, develop, train, motivate and inspire a large team.
  • Show a real passion for food whilst demonstrating excellent customer service.
  • Food Innovation and development is essential along with being up to date with current food trends
  • Superb culinary skills
  • High standards and be quality driven
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A 'Can do' attitude
About the company

Chartwells is part of the Compass Group UK and Ireland which is part of Compass Group Plc, the world's leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services in our clients' premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Defence, Offshore & Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports & Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.