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Date Added: Tue 31/10/2023

Sous Chef

Coleman Street, EC2M, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £38000/annum company benfits

Job role: Sous Chef

Location: Central London

Salary: £38,000 per annum

Shift Pattern: Monday-Friday, 7am-3pm plus overtime

Houston & Hawkes are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced Sous Chef who produce outstanding food using the finest and freshest ingredients at this highly prestigious contract in heart of London.

This is a great opportunity for a Sous Chef to make a name for themselves within the contract catering industry. 

We'll give you a place to grow and a career to be proud of.

What You Really Want To Know:

The basic hours for this role are 40 hours per week plus overtime
The working week is Monday to Friday
Monthly wages
Sous Chef Duties:

To manage the kitchen in the absence of the head chef
Setting up the kitchen and ensuring all ingredients are fresh and in date
Preparing ingredients, designing seasonal menu items, controlling and directing the food preparation process
Ensure the presentation of the food is consistent with the standards set by head chef
Focusing on all customers including guests, staff and visitors & meeting dietary and allergen requirements whilst ensuring quality of food and service
Demonstrate Personal Development.
Sous Chef Requirements:

Proven experience in contract catering, 5* hotel or fine dining restaurant
A genuine passion for food
Industry acumen and knowledge of external catering developments & innovations
Ability to work efficiently and competently under pressure
Excellent time management and organisational skills
High level of self-motivation and not constrained by conventional time keeping
706/2 or NVQ chef qualifications, or equivalent
Honesty, transparency and consistency, someone who can gain and hold the respect of other
Personal innovation and passion
Demonstrative customer focus and service skills
Computer literate
Sous Chef Additional Benefits:

Free meals at work
Contributary pension scheme
Free access to the company Employee Assistant Programme
Company events including all company Christmas party
Uniform provided
28 days holiday including bank holidays
Recognition schemes and people awards
Family friendly support
Who we are:

Houston & Hawkes - a young and dynamic independent caterer based in the South East. We believe in creating memorable experiences for our customers through our upbeat, creative and sustainable food offer. We operate coffee bars, staff restaurants and delis in conjunction with client's hospitality and events requirements. We are socially responsible, mad about Great British produce, and dedicated to our talented teams. We offer dedicated training for all our team members with clear career plans to assist in your future development
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