Sous or Senior Sous Chef

Job Description

We are partnering with a stunning bar and restaurant venue in Edinburgh's historic old town area. The venue is renowned for its exceptional culinary offerings and lively atmosphere, attracting both locals and tourists alike, and they are looking for a Sous or Senior Sous Chef to join their talented team.


What you will get in your new role

  • Excellent salary of £35,100 - £39,780 per annum

  • Free meals on shift

  • Generous tips/gratuities opportunities

  • 5/7 days work pattern 


Responsibilities in your new role as the Sous or Senior Sous Chef

  • Support the Head Chef in the daily running of the kitchen, particularly during their absence

  • Prepare and present dishes to the highest possible standard, ensuring consistency and quality

  • Assist the Head Chef with cost control measures, including inventory management and minimising waste

  • Contribute to recipe development and menu planning, bringing creativity and innovation to the offerings

  • Implement and oversee stringent health and safety practices within the kitchen

  • Ensure effective allergen control and compliance with all relevant regulations

  • Supervise and train junior kitchen staff, fostering a positive and productive work environment


Your personality, experience and qualifications

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a similar role at the Sous Chef level, with a background in high-volume venues being highly desirable. They should possess strong culinary skills with a keen eye for detail, along with excellent knowledge of health, safety, and hygiene regulations. The ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously is essential, as are strong leadership and communication skills. A passion for cooking and a commitment to maintaining high standards are paramount.


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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