Sous Chef

Job Title: Sous Chef
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Salisbury
Salary: £10.54 - £10.54
Start Date: 2019-05-20 00:00:00
Reference: SDX/TP/311855/45655
Contact Name: Joanne Davies
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 20, 2019 15:13

Job Description

We are looking for a Sous Chef to join our team. This role involved deputising for and assisting the Head Chef  in the smooth running of the kitchen, taking particular responsibility for the retail menu compilation and costings, staff training, food production, food service standards, kitchen maintenance and health and safety.

Package description


Package Description.

  • 20 days paid annual holiday plus bank holidays. 
  • Company sick pay after 6 months of service.
  • Company pension scheme. 
  • Childcare vouchers are available.
  • Employment discount program
  • We offer comprehensive benefits that let full- and part-time employees choose the plans that are right for them
  • We guarantee all employees will receive respect and fair treatment
  • Ensuring a safe and secure workplace
  • Providing training on-the-job, online and in classroom settings that help you excel in your current job and advance to positions of greater responsibility
  • Opening the doors to higher education
  • An employee incentive scheme
Main responsibilities
  • To monitor the cooking, chilling and storage of foods, keeping records as required and taking appropriate action where necessary to ensure that we comply with HACCP procedures
  • To monitor the quality of food leaving the kitchen and take appropriate action where necessary to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • To supervise and train staff throughout the kitchen, taking appropriate action to maintain safe and equitable work levels whilst being sensitive to, and aware of problems and health issues. Bringing them to the attention of the Head Chef if necessary, in order to maintain a disciplined but harmonious working environment.
  • To order foodstuffs as required from agreed suppliers and ensure that stock is rotated, labelled and stored in compliance with procedures laid out in the H&S and FS manual so that food safety and quality is maintained.
  • To bring to the attention of the Head Chef and deal with maintenance issues so that maintenance dockets can be issued, thereby ensuring that the Kitchen fabric and equipment is kept in a safe, cleanable and fully functional condition.
  • To take responsibility for the provision of food to the required standards for the restaurants and banqueting as required, keeping records as appropriate, and liasing with other departments as necessary to ensure guest satisfaction.
Ideal candidate
  • Experience in a similar role
  • C&G 706/1&2 or NVQ equivalent
  • Excellent and innovative Cooking and Hotplate service skills
  • HACCP awareness
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • The desire and tenacity to adhere to procedures
  • Good admin, telephone and IT skills
  • A flexible attitude to working hours
  • A hunger and passion for good food and the drive to make it happen
About the company

Sodexo is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

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