Sous Chef Jobs

Sous chef jobs is the direct assistant of the executive or head chef.  Sous chef jobs will be skilled and experienced enough to run any section in the kitchen and able to take charge of the whole kitchen if the head chef is away.  Often more than one sous chef is required in larger kitchens, with each sous chef covering a certain shift or having his or her own area of responsibility, such as banquet sous chef who will be in charge of all banquets, or the executive sous chef who will be in charge of all other sous chefs.

Sous chef jobs often shares some duties with the head chef, such as menu planning, costing and ordering.   In order to attain sous chef jobs the candidate must, have a good all-round knowledge of the various corners of the kitchen and have some awareness of the financial side of the operation.  Sous chef jobs must be able to take control, delegate where necessary and lead by example.

Like all chefs, sous chef jobs normally work a 40 hour week however shifts and split shifts are common and overtime is often worked.  Sous chef jobs may also be seasonal.  Sous chef jobs can earn between £16,000 and £18,000 per annum with part-time, casual and seasonal jobs being paid on a pro rata basis.

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Job Listings

  1. Temp Chefs all level - £11 to £14

    Location: St Andrews

    Salary: £11 to £14 p/a

    Category: Head Chefs/Sous Chefs

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting experienced Chef de Parties, Sous and Head Chefs for work within the Fife and St Andrews area for immediate start and over the coming months with rates from £11 to £14 per hour plus holiday pay.
    SELF-EMPLOYED chefs applications happily received with higher rates of pay ...

  2. Chef de Partie - 2 AA Rosettes

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £20000 p/a

    Category: Head Chefs/Sous Chefs

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting on behalf of an award winning with 2 AA Rosettes hotel in the Edinburgh area. It is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious chef who wants to progress their career in a strong 2 AA rosette kitchen.
    The role itself will be working within a strong ...

  3. Pasrty Chef

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £22000 to £28000 p/a

    Category: Head Chefs/Sous Chefs

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting on behalf of an award winning 4 star hotel with 2 AA Rosettes in Midlothian for a Head Pastry Chef It is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious chef who wants to progress their career and ability to the next level.
    The role itself will be ...

  4. Senior Sous Chef

    Location: St Andrews

    Salary: £25000 to £30000 p/a

    Category: Head Chefs/Sous Chefs

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting on behalf of a fantastic property with national recognition in Scotland. It is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious chef who wants to really progress at the highest level possible in their career.
    The role itself will be leading a large sized team of 8and you ...

  5. Kitchen Porter

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £7.50 p/h

    Category: Catering Staff

    This is an exciting opportunity for people who want to develop their catering skills through working as a part of kitchen team.
     
    Duties include general kitchen activities (including washing up, setting up and clearing away equipment and tables). You will also be responsible to communicate with other staff members to ...

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