Sous Chef - Brighton

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
South East
£12.75 to £13.50 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £28,000
Compass Group
Job Ref:

Sous Chef - Brighton College

5 over 7 Days

Salary - £28,000

The opportunity of joining the Compass pension and share scheme
Discounts at various high street stores

Chartwells Independents, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK. You will be part of a team that supports high-quality education at this school by providing outstanding food and service to the pupils and school staff.

Whether it be producing great food for pupils and staff or being involved in creating great hospitality events our teams have a passion for preparing food using fresh quality ingredients. Our belief is that it all starts with great tasting, healthy food that pupils look forward to and really enjoy.
Main Responsibilities
To supervise the preparation and cooking of sufficient food to provide the agreed amount of customer choice with minimum wastage
To ensure all food preparation is carried out in accordance with food hygiene procedures
To ensure food is prepared to required standards checking for taste, presentation and quality
To ensure food is served promptly and work is carried out quickly and efficiently to keep up when busy
To ensure all food sent out is correctly garnished
To ensure portion control, preparation and storage methods avoid wastage and keep down costs
To assist in completion of relevant paperwork reproduction and wastage sheets, cleaning records etc.
To ensure the kitchen and service area are clean, tidy and attractive during service
Carry out accurate weekly stock takes
To assist in the planning of menus ensuring that they achieve and maintain the budgeted food costs
To make sure that you and your team meet all legal and company requirements for fire, health, safety and hygiene
To look out for any problems or potential problems with safety or hygiene and report them to the Executive Chef
All statutory, local authority of company policies and procedures are adhered to
All records are completed to the company standard

The Ideal Candidate
Ideally, you will have NVQ Level 1/2 in food preparation and cooking or equivalent
Proven experience as a Chef
Basic Food Hygiene certificate
The skills to produce great food
Self-motivated and the ability to work in a pressurised environment
Team player
A 'Can-do' attitude
It is preferable that this person is qualified to NVQ level 3 in Professional Cookery or equivalent

About The CompanyOur Company vision is Great People, Great Service, Great Results and we believe your contribution is crucial to the success of the business. To achieve our vision we live by the values of Integrity, Teamwork, Passion, Can-do and Responsibility.

Please note: This vacancy may close before the advertised end date.

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Anshul Chopra

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