Sous Chef | Family Run Gastro Pub Chain

at The rpc Group of Companies (view profile)
Location Gravesend, Kent, England
Date Posted February 10, 2019
Category Sous Chef
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Kent


The Company and the Role:
The Company is a multi-award winning, family run gastro pub chain operating 8 sites in the South East, currently seeking a permanent Sous Chef for their public house located near Gravesend, Kent.
They are looking for a committed Sous Chef with a passion for good food that is ready to continue developing their career in an award-winning venue.
The establishment is well known to the locals and attracts tourists that visit the area through its great reputation and the stunning dining room

Key Features of the Role:
All food is prepared in house using fresh ingredients and local suppliers wherever possible as well creating and developing and setting the highest standards of food quality and consistency.
A Fantastic opportunity as a Sous Chef working under a very experienced, talented and dedicated Head Chef that is willing to teach, develop and progress the brigade.
As a Sous Chef you will be required to work across all areas of the kitchen and have the ability to confidently manage the kitchen in the Head Chef’s absence.
Most importantly you must be a Sous Chef with lots of energy, passion and have an enthusiastic, switched-on nature.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
To be successful in the role you will need to be an accomplished Sous Chef.
Experience in a high-quality and volume fresh and seasonal food preparation.
Attention to detail around food specification and cooking methods.
Gets excited about using fresh, seasonal and local produce.
Have a passion and flair for cooking and can contribute to menu ideas.
Understands the importance of food margin control and has the skills to achieve it.
Proven ability to motivate and train junior members of the team.
Trusted to support the Head Chef and look after the kitchen properly in their absence.
Able to communicate daily to the relevant departments.
Able to adhere to company standards and procedures and can hit financial and management targets.
Have a good working knowledge of HACCP and COSHH

What’s on Offer?
Basic salary will be in the region of £22,000 - £24,000 per annum depending experience and skill.
Tips which can be worth around £80 per week.
Benefits include pension scheme, staff loyalty scheme after 3 months and childcare vouchers, uniform / Chefs Whites provided.
Standard working week is 45 hours working 5 shifts a week which will include split shifts and weekends.
Discretionary Bonus.

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