Second Chef / Sous Chef
Who we are
We opened the first Wildwood in 2008 and we have gone from strength to strength ever since. We believe in keeping it simple, focusing on great food, exceptional service and spectacular sites, it seems to be working as we have now grown to 60 restaurants.
At Wildwood we care about great food, great places to eat, and great people. We are looking for an ambitious Sous Chef who will support us in delivering these goals. This is why we are passionate about working with the best people. Key to this is creating a great environment to work, where people have fun and can achieve their potential.
Whether the food is from our grill section, hand-stretched stone-baked pizza, or our freshly prepared pastas, our passion for high quality dishes is the main focus across all of our restaurants. The Sous Chef will support a team of chefs and KPs, ensuring great food quality, as well as supporting the Head Chef on managing labour and food cost to budget.
What we’re looking for
You will be passionate about training and developing your chefs so that the kitchen functions to the same high standards whether you're on shift or not!
The ideal candidate will possess:
- Passion for cooking great food
- Knowledge of managing a kitchen team
- Good knowledge of food preparation, stock rotation and kitchen health and safety
- Ability to train and motivate staff to work to consistently high standards
What we offer
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer benefits such as free staff meals, pension scheme, discounts, and regular incentives.
Most importantly our exciting expansion plans means that you as a Chef have the opportunity to progress and develop your career to Head Chef and beyond.
We offer all our Chefs the chance to develop your career in an environment that values and nurtures talent. You will have the opportunity to be a part of our industry leading career development programme which will work you towards a nationally recognised Level 2 and/or Level 3 in Food Production and Senior Production Chef. You can study within working hours while being paid your normal rate. If you have not previously a GCSE equivalent of A-C in Math’s and English you can also be supported and funded to achieve this.
If the above sounds like you then please apply below to find out more.