Sous Chef

23000 - 26000
23 Nov 2017
21 Dec 2017
Ms Andrea Simon
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sous Chef for one of our new high profile contract wins, in Oxford.  The sous chef will be overseeing the kitchen in one of their 14 cafes on site,  reporting to the catering manager/head chef. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Sous to make  a name for themselves.

You will work closely with the group executive chef on site to oversee all daily operations within the unit.  You will be cooking high quality menu based items as well as offering grab and go items e.g. sandwiches, baguettes and paninis etc. All from fresh high quality produce.  You will also be involved in catering for various functions on site.

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

Package description

Up to £25k depending on experience

 Mon – Fri, 40 hours per week, plus overtime

2 weeks off over Christmas

Between Hours of 7am - 4pm

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

Main responsibilities
  • Cooking food to the highest standards including breakfast and lunch
  • Managing a small team
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to develop and work well within a team
  • Making sure food is presented well and served on time
  • Will be fully responsible for H&S and F&H
  • Stock taking, ordering of stock
  • Working towards GP and making sure this gets achieved
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 and enjoy working with children
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to develop and work well within a team and be able to manage them
  • Must have experience working in a busy environment
  • 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

Our company vision is Great People, Great service, Great Results. It’s a vision we hope you’ll share as it’s helped us to become a world class business, with over 50,000 people developing their careers with us, here in the UK alone. Join us and enjoy exceptional support, variety and opportunity.

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 share success, that's why 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.

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