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Junior Sous Chef


We are delighted to be recruiting for a Junior Sous Chef for our clients thriving, quality food led pub located near Tadcaster. The establishment has acquired a strong reputation for delivering fantastic, consistent food which has a strong influence on traditional English with a flair of European cuisine serving 150-200 covers a week.

Unfortunately, no Live-in is available, so local applicants who drive would be preferred. Tips are included to complement an attractive package for the right candidate, this is a great opportunity for an experienced Chef de partie to take the next step in their career in a stunning location working with a great new Head Chef.

 The junior Sous Chef will be working 5 days over 7 and around 45 hours a week working a mixture of splits and straight shifts.

Candidate Role

  • Work alongside the Head chef to further develop the food offering and reputation.
  • Manage the kitchen team, monitoring all kitchen operations.
  • Motivate, train and develop the junior members of the brigade
  • Deputise for the head chef in their absence, ensuring that the kitchens output in consistent regardless of which team members are in
  • Co-manage, ordering, stock control and wastage
  • Help with Rota management and recruitment
  • Develop new menu items, using the best seasonal ingredients available
  • Take responsibility of health and hygiene of the kitchen
  • Ensure guest satisfaction at all times


Candidate Specification


  • Must have experience in similar establishments
  • Must be passionate and creative
  • Experience working in a commercial kitchen
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Passion and a love for what you do to deliver great produce and dishes to our much-loved guests.
  • Have determination to develop your own skills
  • Own transport would be necessary due to the location.
  • Excellent time management is required
  • You must have great knowledge of food safety legislation and work in line with this at all times.
  • Be able to handle themselves in a busy kitchen environment

Candidate Benefits

  • Great salary
  • Meals on duty
  • Great career progression
  • Good working hours


Extra Information

Contact our consultants today for more information on this exciting position- 01422 893 009 or alternatively, email us at

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of the eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.


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