Sous Chef

Hampstead Frognal
Up to £11.50 per hour
04 Apr 2019
02 May 2019
Ms Caroline Pearson
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a talented Sous Chef to join our great team at this prestigious Independent School that can help further enhance our food offer working alongside the Head Chef and General Manager
In return we offer support and development to grow within our business alongside a competitive salary.

You will be part of a team that supports high quality education at this school by providing outstanding food and service to the pupils and staff.
You will be leading a team who share the same passion for preparing exciting fresh and nutritious food on a daily basis.

Package description

Package Details
Sous Chef – Prestigious Independent School, Hampstead
Salary – up to  £25,000
Monday to Friday, Minimal Evenings, occasionally one Saturday per month
40 Hours per Week/ 52 weeks contract

Main responsibilities

• The Sous Chef will assist the Head Chef to plan, organise and direct the preparation and cooking of food ensuring that the company’s reputation for quality is enhanced with customers and clients at all times
• Adopt a hands on approach taking responsibility for the food production covering pupil and staff feeding along with an extensive range of hospitality and events
• Possess an exceptional drive for quality for Hospitality events
• Responsible for all aspects of food safety, HS and COSHH


Ideal candidate
  • Proven experience in a role as Sous Chef/Strong Senior CDP being able to demonstrate a track record of catering for large numbers and making the customer feel that their meal has been individually prepared for them.
  • Have great people skills and able to communicate at all levels, lead, develop, train, motivate and inspire a large team.
    Show a real passion for food whilst demonstrating excellent customer service.
  • Food Innovation and development is essential along with being up to date with current food trends
    Superb culinary skills
  • High standards and be quality driven
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A 'Can do' attitude
  • Driving license would being advantageous 
About the company

Chartwells Independent is the leading provider of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK. We provide innovative catering, hospitality and food service by creating imaginative menus delivered with an exceptional service.
We know as a company that great food comes from great ingredients. Our Chefs use seasonal produce, adding their own individual creativity to let the food speak for itself. We pride ourselves on being able to provide a diverse range of cuisines that keep up to date with today’s trends ensuring we offer a great dining experience.
We nurture and develop our teams to enrich their skills which allows them to show their passion and inspiration that as a company we are proud encourage.


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