Polpo

Sous Chef - London

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Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Jan 2017
Closes
02 Feb 2017
Job Type
Full Time

POLPO is seeking an experienced Sous Chef to join the team at POLPO at Ape & Bird and POLPO Soho.

When POLPO first opened in London, this is what people said about it:
One of the most exciting eateries to open in London” – Richard Vines, Bloomberg
It is inspiring when done this well” – Rose Prince, Daily Telegraph
POLPO is the hottest table in town” – Marina O’Loughlin, Metro

Polpo is a bàcaro. This is a Venetian word to describe a humble restaurant serving simple food and good, young local wines within a modest setting, exposed brickwork, tin ceilings and copper bars.

POLPO Ltd operates some of the most talked about restaurants, under the leadership of BBC2’s ‘Restaurant Man’ Russell Norman. POLPO Soho opened in October 2009 to immediate acclaim and we now have ten restaurants across London, Brighton & Bristol. POLPO has also received the Michelin Guide’s Bib Gourmand for the last six consecutive years.

As Sous Chef you will be responsible for the running of the kitchen with the Head Chef and ensuring that the back of house team are able to deliver consistent and excellent food throughout lunch and dinner service.

Personal requirements:

To be successful in this role you will need to have previous experience in a sous chef role. You will be passionate about the industry with an ability to channel this enthusiasm into your team, developing the business through your experience and knowledge. Ideally you will have good knowledge of Italian cuisine.

In addition to these skills you will need:

  • A minimum of a years’ experience in a a similar role
  • To support the head chef to manage and develop you and your team
  • Experience in managing stock take, ordering, invoicing and H&S management
  • Excellent organisational skills in terms of food safety
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent command of English plus valid passport & visa


In return, we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive & ongoing training
  • Career progression
  • Up to 28 days paid holiday per year
  • A generous staff discount on the whole bill when dining in one of our restaurants
  • Staff meals provided daily
  • Staff parties
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme

There is lots of room for career growth in this young and dynamic company so if you think you have what it takes to join our team, please apply.

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