Senior Sous Chef - 24-26k - Matlock - Derbyshire

By MRC, Apr 5 2018 05:24PM

Location Wirksworth, Matlock, Derbyshire

Salary £24000 - £26000

Hours Full Time


Our client is looking for a skilled Senior Sous chef to join there small kitchen team preparing fresh, vibrant, contemporary British food.

The successful candidate will be working 8 hours per day with a mixture of late and early shifts, 5 days a week. You will be serving brunch (awarded best breakfast in derbyshire 2018) , lunch and dinner.

Nestled in a small creative town in Derbyshire’s beautiful Peak District, you will get the chance to work with high quality and local produce in a welcoming family run bistro.

The right candidate will...

- Assist the Head Chef and in their absence, leading the kitchen team, ensuring every guest leaves happy and wanting to return.

- Maintain the 5 star Food Safety rating at all times and ensure that the food is consistently good quality and to the correct specification.

- To help meet and exceed the company food GP budget.

- Assist with training all of the kitchen team on how to achieve food margins. Order stock to the appropriate levels and not over order.

- Ensure that the company’s Health and Safety Policy is met at all times

- Ensure the kitchen runs smoothly on a daily basis & is adequately stocked with all necessary goods.

Required experience...

- You must have at least 2-3 years experience as a very strong chef de partie or currently working to Sous chef level

- Must be able to lead a kitchen team in the head chefs absence.

- A driving licence may be required due to location

- Must be positive, creative and have an energetic attitude with a real passion for food.

- Great organisation & planning skills


- £24,000 - £26,000 dependant on experience

- Meals on duty when required

- Uniform provided

- Share of staff tips


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