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Sous Chef

  • Location

    Oxford

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30,000

  • Contact:

    Kam Bhaat

  • Contact email:

    kam@londonstaffingsolutions.com

  • Contact phone:

    07398 145941

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-09

Job role: Sous Chef

Salary: £30 000 per year

Location: Oxford

Working hours: 40 hours per week (Monday to Sunday – flexible hours) 

                             4 days per week on a rota basis.

Our client based in the Oxford area is looking for an experienced Sous Chef specialising in events catering to run and manage its kitchen at the Golf Club. This is an excellent opportunity for a Sous Chef looking to develop and grow into the role of a Head Chef to express their love for food and show off their skills in a dynamic and high-profile environment. The successful candidate will help plan and prepare all elements of the menus and deliver dishes for weddings, corporate events, and private parties as well as regular clientele.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • To prepare event lists and event plans and pack and prepare accordingly.

  • To oversee the cooking and assembly of dishes in field kitchens as necessary and help set up those kitchens where appropriate.

  • To effectively communicate with the front of house team on event days to ensure the smooth running of events.

  • To carry food safety checks and maintain documentation in line with legislative and best practice requirements.

  • To create new ideas for menus and food presentation in line with the style of the company and documenting recipes as appropriate.

  • To place all food orders, record stock and minimise wastage.

Must have:

  • A real passion for hospitality, food and quality fresh ingredients.

  • Motivation and leadership skills to represent our client and its high-end hospitality standards.

  • Previous experience as a Sous Chef within the events and Leisure industry.

  • A keen eye for detail to always ensure delivery of the standards and the highest level of food quality.

  • A proven track record of recruiting, developing, motivating, and retaining a kitchen team.

  • Exceptional communication skills - verbal and written- to ensure clear communication.

  • Ability to work under pressure, whilst maintaining a positive attitude.

Experience:

  • Chef: 3 years

Licence/Certification:

  • A full drivers license is an advantage

  • Food Hygiene level 2