Sous Chef

7 days left

Location
Bedford
Salary
Up to 9.75 Per Hour
Posted
01 Oct 2018
Closes
29 Oct 2018
Ref
compass/TP/16802/45064/TM
Contact
Ms Tori Matthews
Job Function
Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We're looking to hire an experienced Sous Chef to prepare, cook and present food to the highest standards in a clean, tidy, safe and pleasant environment. To deputise for the Head Chef in his/her absence. 

Main responsibilities
 To supervise the preparation and cooking of sufficient food to provide the agreed amount of customer choice with minimum wastage 

  • To ensure all food preparation is carried out in accordance with food hygiene procedures
  • To ensure food is prepared to required standards checking for taste, presentation and quality
  • To ensure food is served promptly and work is carried out quickly and efficiently to keep up when busy
  • To ensure all food sent out is correctly garnished
  • To ensure portion control, preparation and storage methods avoid wastage and keep down costs
  • To assist in completion of relevant paperwork reproduction and wastage sheets, cleaning records etc
  • To ensure the kitchen and service area are clean, tidy and attractive during service
  • Carry out  accurate weekly stock takes
  • To assist in the planning of menus ensuring that they achieve and maintain the budgeted food costs
Ideal candidate
  • City & Guilds 706/1 & 2 or NVQ equivalent
  • Experience of supervising a team 
  • Good people skills
  • Passion about food and customer service
  • Food Hygiene Certificate
About the company

ESS has been a market leader in the Defence and Government Services sectors for over 40 years. As well as providing quality catering, retail and leisure services, we offer a portfolio of superior and sustainable soft services, including: hotel, cleaning, waste management, security, event support and reception services

We’re the people behind the food, hospitality and support services that power your day, make you smile and put a spring in your step. Just one of the reasons why we’re the UK and Ireland’s No.1 catering and support services provider.

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