Sous Chef - Oxford - Hotel - Up to £34K + Tips

Job Ref: JO-2107-18821
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 21 July 2021
  • Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1AY Oxford Oxfordshire South East OX1 1AY
  • £32,000 - £34,000 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow
  • 0800 0855777
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Position: Sous Chef
Location: Oxford City Centre
Establishment: High End Luxury Hotel
Salary: £32,000 to £34,000 P/A
Type: Permanent
Hours/Shifts: 5/7 days 40 Hours per month
Are you looking for your next step in your kitchen Career? ✔️
Want to work with fresh food? ✔️
Want to work with a friendly team? ✔️
Have opportunities to progress? ✔️
Long term job prospects? ✔️
Influence on menus? ✔️
I could go on! .... Then this role may be for you...
My client is on the lookout for an enthusiastic Sous Chef who share the Hotels passion for all thing's hospitality. This is a great opportunity for somebody who likes to get stuck in, who can work well in a team as well as independently, and has great attention to detail.
Main Duties and Responsibilities as a Sous Chef:

  • Control and direct the food preparation process
  • Help Construct menus, with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings
  • Plan orders of equipment or ingredients according to identified shortages
  • Building strong relationships with suppliers ensuring quality ingredients sourced at competitive prices
  • Controlling of stock to limit wastage, maintain and seek to improve GP%
  • Monthly stock count with prompt reporting of figures to finance
  • Notify faulty equipment to GM / Exec Group Chef, co-ordinate and assist with access to facilities for repairs when necessary
  • Be involved in recruiting for your kitchen
  • Organise weekly rotas, ensuring holidays planned efficiently
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Work closely with Exec Group Chef, Catering Manager, Assistant Manager and Front of House teams for normal service and event catering

What You Need to Be a Successful Sous Chef

  • food hygiene level 2
  • Proven experience as a Chef in delivering exceptional dishes in a time pressured environment, taking responsibility for the quality of each and every dish served.
  • Wedding and event experience are a must
  • Exceptional proven ability of kitchen management
  • A can-do attitude
  • Ability in dividing responsibilities and monitoring progress
  • Be able to priorities task and have good time management
  • Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimised kitchen processes
  • A confident, self-motivated, driven and professional person
  • Excellent management skills and financial understanding
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Credentials in health and safety training
  • Culinary science related certificates


  • Heavily discounted room rates in the Hotel Group
  • Service Charge (role and department specific)
  • High Street Discount Scheme - think cashback and discounts on a range of high street shops, experiences, holidays and much much more.
  • Incentive schemes and competitions within your hotel and brand
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Optional medical and dental healthcare plans
  • Mental and Physical wellbeing tools to support you
  • Ongoing career development - apprenticeships, internal training programs and more

If you are interested and would like to find out more about this role, please call Rob Jones at Newbury Blue Arrow T: 02039 603 650 // or apply online
You must be eligible to live and work in the UK at the time of application
Blue Arrow Catering and Hospitality currently has an extensive range of catering roles; temporary, interim and permanent. See our website or get in touch for more details.
Blue Arrow Catering and Hospitality currently has an extensive range of catering roles; temporary, interim and permanent. See our website or get in touch for more details.

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21/08/2021 15:07:53
GBP 32000.00 32000.00

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