Sous Chef

Job Description

Stafffinders is currently in search of talented Sous Chefs to fill immediate positions in ongoing temporary assignments across Glasgow and its surrounding areas. These thrilling opportunities await at some of Scotland's most esteemed hotels, restaurants, and bars, providing an excellent platform to display your culinary skills and make a valuable contribution to renowned establishments.


Your rate of pay and hours of work

With a competitive pay rate of up to £16.00 per hour, this opportunity offers weekly payments and the advantage of accumulating holiday pay. The position comes with a range of flexible shifts, spanning both weekdays and weekends, and is available at various venues in Edinburgh and its surrounding areas.

As a temporary worker, you'll have the freedom to select shifts that suit your schedule, granting you the autonomy to work at your convenience. There's no minimum commitment required, ensuring you experience job security and peace of mind while enjoying the flexibility to choose your own working hours. It's the perfect chance to customize your work-life balance and make the most of this exciting opportunity.


Responsibilities within your new role

As a Sous Chef, you hold a vital role in the kitchen, supporting the Head Chef in managing kitchen operations. Your main responsibility lies in food preparation, ensuring that dishes meet high-quality standards and are visually appealing. Additionally, you may contribute to menu planning, taking into account seasonal ingredients and customer preferences. Efficiently organising workstations and supervising kitchen staff for productivity is another crucial aspect of your duties. Ensuring food safety and hygiene practices are strictly followed to maintain a clean and compliant kitchen environment is of utmost importance. Moreover, you may also be involved in inventory management and ordering, ensuring a well-stocked supply of ingredients and necessary supplies. Your multifaceted role plays a significant part in the success of the kitchen and the overall culinary experience for customers.


Your personality, experience and qualifications

Having previous work experience in a kitchen, ideally as a Chef de Partie or in a similar position, is highly beneficial as it provides valuable insights into kitchen operations and procedures. Mastery of various cooking techniques, food presentation, and a diverse knowledge of cuisines are essential skills for crafting high-quality and delicious dishes. Moreover, experience in menu planning and development, taking into account seasonal ingredients and customer preferences, proves advantageous in enhancing the culinary offerings of the establishment.


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.

Stafffinders are operating as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for temporary positions.​