Sous Chef

Location Falmouth
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000 + per annum DOE plus tips and benefits
Contact name: Danielle Hubbard
Contact email: danielle@smithandreed.co.uk
Job ref: DH 40314
Published: 28 days ago

​​Are you an experienced and ambitious Sous Chef, seeking in a new challenge within a stunning and reputable establishment? Look no further!

My client, a renowned hotel set in the busy town of Falmouth, is seeking a new Sous Chef to join their team. If you're looking for an incredible opportunity to thrive within a talented team and support the restaurant to win more awards, this is your chance.

Drive and innovation will be at the forefront of your mindset, supporting the Hotels plans to grow and develop through it's people, both front facing and behind the scenes.

The Sous Chef is an integral role within the business, upholding the food vision of the Head Chef and taking on the responsibility of the day to day running and staff management in their absence.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Head Chef to build and maintain a strong kitchen team

  • Practice consistent, professional and effective communication across the kitchen and front of house teams

  • Ensure a smooth and efficient service flow in the absence of the Head Chef

  • Support with the upkeep of the SFBB folder and maintain a Food Standards Agency 5-start rating

  • Oversee ordering, storage and rotation of stock to minimise waste and maximise freshness alongside the Head Chef

  • Understand targets and work within the kitchen budgeted costs

  • Assist with training and development for all kitchen members

​Previous experience in a similar role and high-end establishment will be essential. In addition, applicants must have excellent communication and leadership skills alongside relevant NVQ's and food hygiene and safety certificates.

The benefits:

  • Competitive salary, starting from £30,000 per annum, depending on experience (plus tips & gratuities)

  • 20% discount on food, beverages and spa treatments

  • Discounted accommodation

  • Free parking and meals when on duty

  • Free use of E-bikes, cycle to work scheme and discounts on paddle boarding

  • Annual pay increases

  • Eye test vouchers

  • Financial well-being

  • Tech scheme

This is an incredible opportunity for the right person, offering a well-balanced, challenging career with plenty of perks!

Take the next step - send your CV to danielle@smithandreed.co.uk to apply and organise an interview!