Senior Sous Chef - Hever Castle

Up to £34,000 based on experience
21 Feb 2018
21 Mar 2018
Ms Felicity Dyson
Job Function
Head Chef
Contract Type
Full Time

Levy Restaurants are proud to work alongside Hever Castle where we are currently recruiting for a Senior Sous Chef to work within our fast paced and ever changing business.  As Senior Sous Chef, you will work closely with our Head Chef to provide quality hospitality including fine dining. Our events are varied and can include small fine dining dinners through to large events - covers expected across match days can reach 450! 

Within this role there is a need for strong management and planning skills, with the requirement for excellent communication and management skills. You will, therefore, be adaptable as well as passionate and hard working.

Package description

Up to £34,000 based on experience

5 out of 7 days - flexibility required

fantastic opportunity with clear progression and development!

Main responsibilities
  • Catering for high volume number of covers daily
  • Working in a team of 7, producing high end, exciting, high quality food
  • Developing, training and supporting staff
  • Creating innovative menu concepts ensuring they are on trend and delicious!
  • Adhere to H&S and F&H standards
  • Stock taking, ordering of stock etc
  • Deputise in the Head Chefs absence
Ideal candidate
  • Someone who takes the initiative and drives for results
  • Experience in high volume catering
  • Exceptional culinary skill set
  • Passion for high quality tasty food, and someone who keeps up to date with food trends
  • Passion for fresh produce and the latest food trends
  • Organised, able to make robust judgements and prioritise
  • Honest, transparent and consistent
  • Enthusiastic, motivational, someone who strives for excellence
  • Gain and hold the respect of others
  • Have a flexible approach with a “can do” attitude
  • A good track record of driving world class performance
  • Ability to monitor and challenge the use of processes
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
About the company

Levy Restaurants UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK& I and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy Restaurants provides individual character to each of its clients including Twickenham Experience, Tom’s Kitchen at Somerset House and The O2, through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service.