Junior Sous Chef

Job Description

We are seeking a talented Junior Sous Chef to join a friendly team at a prestigious flagship dining venue located on the outskirts of Edinburgh. This role offers an exciting opportunity for a passionate and ambitious chef to contribute to the success of our client’s kitchen operations.


What you will get in your new role

  • Salary of £31,500 per annum
  • Generous share of gratuities
  • Delicious free meals while working
  • Discounts at a variety of venues across the group
  • Exciting company social events
  • Wellness programme
  • Professional development support and opportunities
  • Working pattern of 5 days over 7


Responsibilities within your new role as Junior Sous Chef

  • Collaborate with the Head and Sous Chef to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the kitchen.
  • Lead and mentor a team of talented chefs and kitchen staff, fostering a positive and productive work environment.
  • Develop innovative menus that showcase seasonal ingredients and cater to diverse tastes and dietary preferences.
  • Maintain inventory levels, control costs, and ensure adherence to budgetary guidelines.
  • Uphold strict health, safety, and sanitation standards in the kitchen, following all relevant regulations and procedures.


Your personality, experience and qualifications

The ideal candidate for this role should have demonstrated leadership experience in a comparable position within a bustling culinary setting. They must possess a proactive eagerness to both learn and impart knowledge, coupled with a determined and positive mindset. Attention to detail, organisational proficiency, and effective communication skills are essential attributes. Enthusiasm for culinary arts, ingredients, and creating exceptional dishes is paramount, reflecting a strong dedication to culinary excellence.


Apply now!

Please send us an up-to-date copy of your CV, by clicking the Apply button. This position is only available to applicants who have immediate Right to Work in the UK and you will be required to provide evidence of such upon request. Also required are up-to-date contact details for at least 2 references.

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