Sous Chef

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£22,000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
28 Dec 2017
Job Function
Sous Chef
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title

Sous Chef


Riverside Restaurant, Cambridge

Summary of Role

We have a vacancy for a Sous Chef at a University Bistro Restaurant in Cambridge

 The job role will require you to work alongside our Head Chef preparing and presenting high quality food in line with Elior UK objectives and client requirements.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

As Sous Chef for Elior you will

  • Support proactive management and development of the kitchen team in order to deliver an efficient, high quality service to Elior UK, Customer and Client.
  • Prepare and present high quality food in line with Elior UK objectives and client requirements.
  • Support management with internal and external communications, effectively communicating relevant information to the kitchen team.
  • Responsible for supporting the 'Elior eXperience' communication and for embedding the standards within the team, supporting the service champion as appropriate.
  • Assist Management and deputise in innovative menu planning and design of food service within specified budgets maintaining high standard of food presentation and ensuring portion and quality control.
  • To support management in creating a platform for financial growth through cost control and innovative food.
  • Ensure operational activities meet requirements in respect of COSHH, Food Safety, H&S, legal regulations, environmental policies and duty of care to customers and employees."
  • Assist Management and deputise in maintaining, ordering and control of food stocks within budget and using nominated suppliers.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

As Sous Chef / 2nd Chef we look for the following:

  • 7061 and 2/NVQ training
  • Experience in a similar role

Core Values and Behaviours

Because we believe that the whole experience matters at Elior we look for someone who shares the same values:

  • Employee Recognition: recognise and value the contribution of others.
  • Loyalty to our client/customer satisfaction: warm, friendly and genuine with ability to build trust and loyalty.
  • Innovation: actively seek to improve ways of working and offer suggestions.
  • Operational Excellence: committed to achieving results through demonstrating a “can-do” attitude.
  • Responsibility: takes personal responsibility to ensure all Elior ways of working are adhered to.

Salary & Benefits

£22,000.00  gross salary

As well as an enjoyable place to work, Elior offer a comprehensive benefits package including access to offers, promotions and discounts to retail and leisure providers.




Monday – Friday 37.5 hours per week



Closing Date


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