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Sous Chef - Bar & Restaurant


We are delighted to be recruiting for a Sous Chef for our clients thriving recently refurbished Restaurant on the outskirts of Wakefield, quality food led pub located near the Leeds/Bradford area. The establishment is a huge hit with the locals with a growing consumer base, and has acquired a strong reputation for delivering fantastic, consistent food which has a strong influence on traditional and modern British cuisine.

The focus is to use ingredients which are as locally sourced as possible and always in keeping with seasonality. To further develop the business offering, there are plans to push the food with a current strong head chef in place aiming to gain further recognition by pushing for accolades. 

The property is open 7 days a week and the average working week is 5 days over 7, 45 hours for a salary up to £25,000 per annum year + Tips. 

Candidate Role

·Assist the head chef with the responsibility of overlooking the kitchen.

·Perform duties as required by the Head chef

·Ensure the consistency of your work is in line with the standards set by the Head Chef.

·Assist in daily food prep and service.

·Adopt and maintain the kitchens hygiene protocols.

·Assist in the training and development of the junior members of the team.

Candidate Specification

·Sous chef experience is preferred but a Junior Sous with experience would be considered. 

·All fresh food background is a must (Rossete Background would be a plus) 

·Must be driven to work hard and succeed as a chef

·Be professional, approachable and friendly at all times

·Have excellent time keeping and personal skills

·Ideally come from a similar establishment

·Able to work in a fast-paced environment

·Health and safety and HACCP experience is essential 

The Employer

·Privately owned gastro pub

·Recently developed business

·Busy services

·Kitchen brigade 3-4(Depending on covers) 

·Good Tips package

·Growing reputation

·Pushing for accolades

·20 days holiday plus BH (28 in total)


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