Sous Chef - Independent Award Winning Pub - Up to £28,000

Job Title: Sous Chef - Independent Award Winning Pub - Up to £28,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wantage, Oxfordshire
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Tips
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO-1903-1796_1554820109
Contact Name: Blue Arrow
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 09, 2019 15:28

Job Description

Sous Chef - Independent Award Winning Pub - Up to £28,000 - Oxfordshire

This Michelin guide pub serves 100% fresh homemade food to an exceptional standard, using the best local produce available. My client is looking for a Sous chef who is passionate about food and hospitality.

My client launched the pub in 2015, re-opening after a year of significant renovation. Set in a beautiful setting with an emphasis on high quality fresh food and drink, this pub has become a vibrant social hub for the local community and an attractive destination for visitors, from nearby and afar. The emphasis is on exceptional customer service and building good relationships with customers to ensure that this is the destination of choice for drinking, eating and sleeping.

The Package:
Job Title: Sous Chef

Location: Wanatge, Oxfordshire

Reports To: Head Chef

Liaises With: Head Chef, Kitchen Staff, FOH Staff, Suppliers and Owners

Salary: Up to £28,000

Benefits: Tips, 25% discount on food and drink purchased at the pub, Pension contribution, private accommodation in staff house available for £80 per week + Bills.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Working in a junior sous chef role or senior chef de partie role currently.
  • Knowledgeable of classic cooking techniques.
  • Trained in working all sections of the kitchen.
  • Able to manage a team of chefs.
  • Able to support the Head Chef.
  • Trained in the use of Microsoft office.
  • Passionate about nose to tail cooking.
  • Creative and adaptable.

Job Description:

  • As a Sous Chef your primary role will be to assist the Head Chef in the day-to-day running of the kitchen and deputise in the Head Chef absences.
  • Oversee the preparation, cooking and presentation of meals for the restaurant.
  • You will maintain a good level of understanding of the restaurant and hospitality industry.
  • You will lead by example and build effective and constructive relationships.
  • You will communicate clearly, professionally and concisely.
  • Working collaboratively with others in pursuit of team goals.
  • Ensure all chefs are familiar with both the days and ongoing requirements.
  • Ensure the necessary products are in stock at the required quality and quantity for the day's preparation requirements.
  • Liaise with suppliers as soon as possible regarding any discrepancies in deliveries.
  • Ensure each dish leaving the kitchen is the required quality, quantity, presentation and correct temperature.
  • Ensure daily and weekly cleaning tasks are carried out in accordance with the HACCP plan.
  • Manage and train any junior kitchen staff as required to ensure they can perform their duties correctly.
  • Assist the Head Chef developing new dishes and menus.
  • Monitor portion and waste control and maintain profit margins.
  • Order ingredients as required and maintaining appropriate stock levels of these products.

If you are interested in this role then APPLY NOW or please call Rob Jones at Blue Arrow Newbury on 01635 34949 or for more details or to discuss other opportunities.

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.