Sous Chef

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Catering, Hospitality
South East
£25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�25k - 27k per year + tips + benefits
The rpc Group of Companies
Job Ref:

he Company and the Role:
This Business is a privately-owned Gastro Pub situated just South of Chichester, a truly beautiful pub that pride themselves with great customer services and delicious original dishes all cooked from the freshest ingredients.
They are currently seeking a Sous Chef to bolster their kitchen brigade, working under a very talented Head Chef and to be the direct number two in the kitchen. This role is full time and permanent.

Key Features of the Role:
As the Sous Chef you are second in hierarchy after Head Chef, which means this position has full control over the kitchen and is directly responsible of the food quality produced, under the supervision of the Head Chef.
The role of Sous Chef is challenging, as you'll be expected to make sure the brigade is producing top-quality cuisine and that chefs with talent are trained and developed. In addition, you'll have to take charge of the kitchen in the Head Chef's absence.
The Sous Chef tasks and responsibilities are diversified and vary from cooking or plating certain dishes to establishing the menu and dealing with the ingredient providers. Therefore, the position requires both culinary and managerial skills.
Full driving licence and own reliable transport is required due to the location.

Knowledge and Skills:
Be an existing Sous Chef but the Head Chef may consider a Junior Sous Chef looking to make the next step in their career.
Have worked within the pub / gastro pub sector within your career.
Experience of high-quality food prep and service, exceptional personal standards and a grasp of kitchen culture.
Familiar with all current legislation's regarding food hygiene, safety, risk assessments etc.
A great passion for creating and perfecting dishes & used to working with fresh, seasonal ingredients ideally obsessed with British pub cuisine.
Have a 'can do' attitude and ambition to progress your career.
Have good stock take knowledge and competent when placing orders.
Possess excellent communication and team skills.
Be able to manage the kitchens structure set by the Head Chef on their days off.

What's on Offer?
A salary from �25,000 - �27,000 per annum can be offered, dependent on experience.
48 Hour per week contract
28 days holiday
Mainly straight shifts
Parking on site

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Sous Chef
For UK based roles, in line with the requirements of the Asylum and 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 making an application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.
By applying for this vacancy, you are giving your consent for us to hold your details on our database.
The rpc Group of Companies receives an overwhelming number of CV's /Resumes each day, and each one is reviewed personally by a Consultant. Our pre-selection process is very thorough to meet the specific requirements of our clients.
If your details meet the criteria set by our client, then we will contact you regarding the position. If you are not contacted by us, then please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion. However, we will keep your details on file and should another suitable or matching vacancy become available then we will contact you. Should you not wish for your details to remain on our database the

Contact Details:
The rpc Group of Companies
Tel: 023 8022 4654
Fax: 023 8022 0808
Contact: Anita Searle

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