We are looking for experienced Sous Chefs at both Junior and Senior Sous Chef level, to join the crew at The Prae Wood Arms in St Albans, the latest acquisition to the Brunning and Price family of pub restaurants.
We’ve recently completed a substantial renovation to restore the building to its former splendour and have opened as a traditional freehold pub restaurant with a purpose-built kitchen equipped to the highest standard.
We are looking for experienced Sous Chefs with excellent cooking skills, experience in helping to set and achieve GP percentages and the ability to manage high volumes with the right standards of quality and consistency.
Together with the Head Chef you will help develop seasonal menus with a spine of freshly prepared, classic British dishes, complemented by more exotic influences from other parts of the world – in other words, modern British cookery.
You’ll assist in sourcing ingredients from the best suppliers and efficiently run service in the Head Chef's absence and so your kitchen management and organisational skills will be of paramount importance. Creating a happy working atmosphere is vital to the successful running of the kitchens and comes high on our agenda and so your contribution to creating a friendly and supportive working environment is crucial.
Depending on your experience, as a Sous Chef we’ll reward you with a starting salary package from £24,000 up to £28,000 per annum. Our rate of growth means that there are exciting opportunities springing up all the time and we always try to promote from within when we can which means this is an excellent stepping stone on the road to managing your own kitchen.
Our service style is informal and friendly and we’re proud to have been recognised by the Good Pub Guide as UK Pub Group of the Year on numerous occasions.
If this sounds like your cup of tea, please send your CV with a covering letter telling us about you and what makes you tick.
*We can help you find local accommodation if required. We work with an independent consultant to find suitable accommodation to suit your budget.