Sous Chef

Job Ref:MJA/SEVENT011

High-profile events catering company in South London now hiring a Sous Chef – paying up to £35,000!

A high-profile event catering company based in South London is now scouting for a Sous Chef to join their permanent staff. This company is known for its bespoke approach to their menus, excellent staff retention and distinguished list of venues. As a Sous Chef in this role you will be reporting directly to the Exec Head and Exec Sous Chefs, executing fine-dining quality fare in some of London and the UK’s most exclusive and distinguished events.

You should excel in time-management, creativity and have the communication skills to successfully delegate to a very large team consisting of both permanent and casual members of staff. You should be comfortable presenting dishes in a menu-tasting setting to clients on a regular basis while taking in their feedback and adapting to their needs. For this reason, creativity and a flexible approach to menu writing is imperative.

You should have a strong grasp of HACCP procedures, FIFO in goods receiving, cost control and GP analysis, COSSH and RIDDOR logs.

South London Events Sous Chef:

* Up to £35K basic salary (depending on experience)
* Creative input in bespoke menu writing
* Fantastic company training available
* Venue hosting many prestigious functions

What we need from you:

* Previous experience in a quality volume establishment
* Previous experience at Sous Chef level
* Strong communication skills
* Fine dining and quality volume experience with creative input
* Adaptability to create bespoke menus
* Food Hygiene Level 3 in line with Hospitality and Catering industry standards
* Passport and/or Visa where applicable
* Proof of address ie utility bill or bank statement
* 2 years of references supplied
* National Insurance Number

The Change Group is acting as an employment agency in this instance. Due to the high volume of applicants expected, we regret that only successful candidates will be contacted to arrange a registration interview. For a full listing of our opportunities, please visit our website at www.thechangegroup.com .

Contact: Mary-Jo Appaqaq
Reference: MJA/SEVENT011
Job ID: 30400


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