Sous Chef

Job Description

Seize the opportunity to earn an impressive annual salary of £31,000 while becoming the newest addition to a renowned hotel restaurant in Edinburgh as the Sous Chef. We're searching for a driven and enthusiastic Sous Chef eager to unleash their creativity and contribute to the enhancement of our client's exceptional culinary experience. 


What you will get in your new role

  • Annual salary £31,000 per annum
  • Generous tips/gratuities
  • Delicious free meals on duty 
  • Ongoing progression, development and transfer opportunities
  • Company discounts


Responsibilities in your new role 

  • Assist in the preparation and design of all food and drink menus
  • Produce high-quality plates both in terms of design and taste
  • Fill in for the head chef in planning and directing food preparation when necessary
  • Resourcefully solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation
  • Manage and train kitchen staff, establish working schedule and assess staff’s performance
  • Order supplies to stock inventory appropriately
  • Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards


Your personality, experience and qualifications 

To qualify for this position, candidates must possess a minimum of two years of experience as a Sous Chef within a fine dining environment. Proficiency in pastry would be advantageous. Additionally, applicants should demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of diverse cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and kitchen procedures. A proven track record in kitchen and staff management is essential. The ability to respond quickly and effectively in emergency situations, offering accurate solutions with speed, is also required.


Apply now!  

Please send us an up-to-date copy of your CV. Candidates will be required to provide proof of right-to-work eligibility and up-to-date contact details for at least 2 references. 

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