Posted 16 days ago by Bluearrow
Location Caterham, Surrey Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable Sector Catering & Hospitality





£11.70 PER HOUR

Recruiting a passionate, talented and dedicated Sous Chef for a prestigious boarding school situated in Caterham with roughly 1400 pupils run by a fantastic contract catering company.

The ideal candidate will have solid background within fresh food environments catered to a high standard and are used to working under pressure.

You will work within a great team using fresh and seasonal ingredients to provide outstanding food and service to the pupils and staff to include breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as hospitality You will be a key part of a team who have a passion for preparing food daily using fresh ingredients.

You will work alongside the Head Chef to support them and drive the business forward.

This role is straight shifts working 5/7 days

The Role

  • Prepare, cook and present food to the highest standards
  • Ensure food is served promptly and efficiently
  • Ensure all food sent out is correctly garnished
  • Maintain the appearance of our kitchen
  • Weekly stock checks
  • Assisting with budgets

The Requirements:

  • Qualified to NVQ level1/2 in food preparation and cooking or equivalent
  • Have excellent culinary skills with an attention to detail
  • A creative thinker with sound knowledge of the latest food trends
  • Quality driven
  • A team player with experience of supervising a team within a similar environment
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • Have sound knowledge of hygiene, health and safety requirements
  • Computer literate

Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we can only respond to applicants with relevant work experience.


In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must either be eligible to live and work in the UK or must obtain permits to work in the UK prior to application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.