Senior Sous Chef - Whipsnade Zoo

14 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Miss Charlotte Bradley
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Whipsnade Zoo - A fantastic venue that Levy Restaurants UK are now proud to be the catering partner for.  Levy Restaurants provide catering for day visitors and will soon be relaunching the Wild bite Café as a River Cottage Restaurant. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Sous Chef used to high volumes to really make an impact and relaunch our offer!

Package description

£28,000 per annum

To work 5 out of 7 days, in line with business needs

Lots of development and progression opportunities!


Main responsibilities

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced Senior Sous Chef to join our motivated and focused Kitchen Brigade. As Senior Sous Chef you will produce fresh food and help transit the existing restaurant to River Cottage standards using the finest and freshest ingredients.

As Senior Sous Chef you will be enthusiastic, passionate, able to demonstrate strong craft skills whilst remaining calm under pressure. We have a fantastic team with great development opportunities and you will support the Head Chef in managing the team, while maintaining good supplier relationships and all Health & Safety in the kitchen.

Ideal candidate
  • Creative and innovative
  • Flair for great food
  • Proactive management style
  • Commercial acumen.
  • Customer orientated
  • Ability to deliver change and new ideas
  • Creative and innovative
About the company

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 develop great talent.  That's why we offer a number of courses and qualifications for our talented Managers.  For our future stars, we have The Academy and Accelerate programmes which will equip you for a career in Catering Management.  For established managers, we have our Evolve programme which will hone your existing skills and add to your managerial capabilities. We’re also Edexcel approved, so you can be sure you are getting the best training available to you.  So whether you are a Future Star with big aspirations or an established High Performer with a proven track record – there is a development plan for you.  If this isn’t enough, 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.