Sous Chef - Cambridge

£26,000 per annum
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Steve Coggins
Job Type
Full Time

Sous Chef Busy Restaurant Cambridge - Up to £26,000

Sous Chef required for this fast paced, group owned restaurant serving casual all day dining. The restaurant has an Italian branded menu created to serve dishes with the minimum of fuss but with the maximum flavour.

They are looking for a motivated and organised sous chef with previous experience of cooking for big numbers, somebody that is used to cooking from group menus.

This position would also suit an experienced Sous Chef looking to further develop their management skills, the company offers extensive training open to all staff and holds an annual chef of the year competition with a variety of prizes including paid trips to Italy.

As Sous Chef you will be working alongside the Head Chef to organise the kitchen on a daily basis deputising in their absence, organising and delegating out prep lists, ordering supplies ensuring the hygiene records are fully maintained and the kitchen is making the correct profit and food standards are maintained.

This is a hands on role and you will be involved in service every day, part of your duties will include training and motivating your team ensuring their on-going training is completed.

There is no live in for this position so candidates need to live in Cambridge or surrounding areas

In return the restaurant is part of a major national group and offers a wide range of optional on-going training courses that are available for all employees to take part in if they wish to develop a wide range of skills and gain further promotion in the future including area, regional and group level positions


  • Excellent Salary of upto £26,000 per year
  • Amazing Group Perks package Including Group Discounts, National Annual Awards, Cookery School offering further NVQs, Excellent Future Career Progression and Promotion Chances
  • 28 Days Holiday

To apply for the position you must be legally able to work in the UK/EU and be able to attend a working interview within the next 7-10 days

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