Sous Chef

Job Ref: JO-2205-30709_1652358032
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 12 May 2022
  • Reading, Berkshire RG6 6UR Reading Berkshire South East RG6 6UR
  • Blue Arrow
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Sous Chef - Education Site - Reading - Up to £30,000
Are you a talented, food loving, hardworking Sous Chef looking for a fresh food, fast paced kitchen role but also maintain a work-life balance?
This Education site in Reading is looking for a Sous Chef to join their team in one of their largest outlets on campus.
As a Sous Chef within this site, you would be responsible for a team producing quality fresh food in one of the outlets on site, including, school feeding, on-site café/coffee shops, bars and restaurants and also internal and external events.
You would manage the day to day running of one of the units reporting into the Executive Chef on site. There is huge potential for career development in this role with the catering operation set to double over the next 12 months meaning that there will be Head Chef roles ready and waiting to step into once you prove yourself.
This site takes huge pride in their catering operation with innovation and sustainability at the heart of what they do. They even have their own farm which they run to provide meat for their menus.
All food is produced on site from scratch with seasonal ingredients with a particular trend towards moving the some of the menu towards a plant based sustainable menu. You will have a say in what goes on the menu, working alongside the Executive Head Chef.
The ideal Sous Chef candidate would be...
* Experienced working in a quality, fresh food kitchen
* Comfortable cooking in a busy, fast paced environment whilst maintaining an excellent level of quality
* Flexibility with working hours
* Comfortable with managing a team of up to 4 chefs & KPs
* Comfortable in a hands-on kitchen-based role with minimal paperwork

In return, you will receive...
* Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year plus fantastic pension and benefits
* Great opportunity for development
* 36-hour contract per week working 5/7 days on 7.5-hour shifts
* Rotational weekends
* 36 days holiday including Bank Holidays
* Working either 07.00-14.45 or 10.00-18.00 or 14.15-22.00 on a rota basis
* Full time contract
If you are interested and would like to find out more about this role, please call Sam at Newbury Blue Arrow T: 01635 34949 or apply online Apply Now!
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.

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