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Junior Sous Chef


We are currently working alongside a stunning refurbished country pub in Darlington who are seeking to recruit a hardworking, driven and passionate Junior Sous Chef for their busy country Pub.


The establishment has been trading for little over 3 years and has acquired a strong reputation for delivering fantastic, consistent food which has a strong influence on traditional and modern British cuisine.

The property is a Family run property and they have added their flair and individuality with everything been refurbished over the past couple of years, finished to the highest of standards and offering some of the best food in the local area catering around 70 covers a day.

There are 4 full time members in the brigade with the view to further recruit for more positions depending on the growth of business.

The focus is to use ingredients which are as locally sourced as possible and always in keeping with seasonality served to a very high standard.

The average working week is around 45 hours which spans 5 over 7 days with a salary of around £22,000 per annum depending on experience with a fantastic tips package in place as well.



Candidate Role


  • Assume joint responsibility for the running of the kitchen in the absence of the head chef
  • To produce and deliver high quality food to our customers, in accordance to the standards agreed.
  • To maintain all hygiene and safety standards with particular emphasis on health and hygiene.
  • To assist the Head Chef by being creative, flexible and proactive in reviewing menu content and product standards.
  • To ensure that departmental procedures and work instructions are implemented and maintained and that any changes are communicated effectively.
  • To be proactively aware of costing and portion control in the production of dishes.
  • To carry out any other reasonable task as required by the Head Chef or a member of the management team.
  • Manage and maintain any given section in the kitchen, liaising with the head chef meeting the standards set


Candidate Specification


  • Must have experience working in rosette
  • A strong senior CDP may be considered
  • Be neat and presentable
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Time management skills are essential
  • Have confidence to assume charge and organise various section

The Employer

  • Privately owned Country pub
  • recently developed business
  • Fantastic reputation in the surrounding area

Candidate Benefits

  • Great salary
  • Tips package
  • Early finish on a Sunday

Extra Information


Contact our consultants today for more information on this exciting position- 01422 893 009

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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