Sous Chef

Location
Cambridge
Salary
20000 - 24000
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
01 Nov 2017
Ref
compass/TP/83355/36321/AS
Contact
Ms Andrea Simon
Job Function
Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

assist the head chef in managing a brigade of 6 - 8 staff

The sous chef will be cooking for the students at St Faiths Independent School in Cambridge. The ideal candidate must have experience working within a high profile and high volume site. We pride ourselves on offering a food service that is second to none. This is a great opportunity to join us working day time hours,  so no more unsociable hours! Reporting to the head chef  and working alongside an amazing brigade helping to bring the best food trends and fashions to our customers on a daily basis. For more information, apply today.

Package description

£22k -£24k  per annum depending on experience

Mainly Mon – Fri, 40 hours per week, between 6am - 4pm

Free Car parking

Easy access by public transport

Meals on duty

Uniforms supplied

Opportunity to join the Compass share and pension scheme

Up to 10 % discount in various high street stores

Plenty of opportunity to progress within the company

You will be working for the largest contract catering company in the world

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.

Main responsibilities
  • Will be catering for breakfast and lunch service, all from fresh produce
  • Assist the  head chef in managing a brigade of up to 7 staff
  • Deputising the HC in his absence
  • Working to high standards and be quality driven
  • Committed to food and customer service innovation
  • Assisting the head chef in managing the brigade in their absence
  • Stock taking and ordering of stock
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to develop and work well within a team
Ideal candidate
  • Passionate and aims to cook to the highest quality freshest food possible
  • Good motivator and able to work well within a team
  • IT literate
  • Have excellent culinary skills with great attention to detail
  • A creative thinker with sound knowledge of the latest food trends and fashions
  • Have sound knowledge of hygiene, health and safety requirements
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • A team player with experience of supervising a team within a similar environment
  • You will have Qualified to NVQ level1/2 in food preparation and cooking or equivalent
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to develop and work well within a team
  • Immaculate personal presentation, outgoing, passionate, excellent customer service and communication skills are required for this highly visible position