Afternoon Sous Chef - Solihull

Solihull, West Midlands
29 Nov 2023
27 Dec 2023
Full Time
Afternoon Sous Chef - Solihull

Afternoon Sous Chef - Solihull

Up to 34,000 per annum,

40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 12pm - 8.30pm

*working day will be 6.30am - 3pm until fully trained and inducted*

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and ambitious Sous Chef in JLR Solihull with a real passion for food where you can develop your career with the world's leading food service and facilities management company. We're successful and we deliver the sort of people - focused care that's always in demand. So, add your talents to ours and see how far you can go as a Sous Chef here.

Are you looking to join a company that invest in their people, recognise great work when they see it and provide plenty of opportunities for career growth? Then look no further because here at Compass Group UK & Ireland we know that when people are happy and satisfied it shines through!

At Compass we believe a successful career starts with passion, creativity and positivity. As one big family, our people are proud of what we do, we offer career opportunities and the chance to work across many different sectors

  • Services: Time2Eat app
  • Will be responsible for afternoon services in new hot locker around the site. There is no counter service, this role will be cooking, packaging and delivering food of a high standard to 28 locker banks.
  • Will be a requirement of using a computer and digital tablet for this service so good computer knowledge is key.
  • management of a team of 2 CDP's and 6-8 catering assistants
  • The Sous Chef will plan, organise and direct the preparation and cooking of food ensuring that the company's reputation for quality is enhanced with customers and clients at all times
  • Taking responsibility for the food production with a hands-on approach
  • Driving sales through centrally driven menu planning and promotions and preferred suppliers
  • Responsible for all aspects of food safety, HS and COSHH
  • The Sous Chef will also be required to implement and maintain food monitoring procedures to facilitate budgetary control and to monitor all costs involved in the kitchen against agreed budgets.
  • Understanding of a busy kitchen
  • Supervisory/Management experience required.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent and Innovative culinary and presentation skills
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Energetic with a passion to do a great job
  • Able to manage staff in a calm, inspirational manner
  • A forward-thinker who can prevent wastage
  • Demonstrates a passion for food
  • Team Player
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Numerate and computer literate with an understanding of financial drivers
  • A clear understanding of profit margins, purchasing policy, budgeting and food costing, including control.

About Us

Eurest, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, typically serves 250,000 meals daily, servicing approx 300 contracts across over 700 sites nationwide. The company is a major business and industry foodservice provider for UK organisations many of which have been crucially important in keeping the UK economy and society in general, functioning during the pandemic.

Job Reference: com/2811/93488001/52553284/SU

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!