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Sous Chef-Fine Dining Pub


Chefs for Chefs are excited to be working alongside our client near Carlisle, seeking a dynamic, hardworking and forward-thinking sous chef to join the brigade pushing hard towards 3 AA rosettes and a Michelin star.

The head chef has a proven background at the highest level and the food is precise, contemporary and elegant. They serve 30 covers in the fine dining restaurant as well as 20 covers in a more informal bar setting.

The kitchen takes much of its produce from the stunning walled garden and greenhouses which are looked after by a designated head gardener.

The head chef is working towards implementing a 4-day working week as soon as they are fully staffed, making a work life balance very achievable here. Salaries are dependent on experience but start at £28k, alongside a quarterly tips package currently worth around £450 per quarter.

This is an excellent opportunity for a chef to improve their skills, working alongside some of the best talent and ingredients in the north. Accommodation can also be provided if required.



Candidate Role

  • Oversee all sections
  • Work across all sections of the kitchen
  • Ensure consistent quality in all of your work
  • Manage stock levels and ensure wastage is minimal
  • Work with the senior chefs to improve your skills and benefit your career
  • Help to train and develop the junior members of the team


Candidate Specification

  • 3 Rosette or 1-star experience is required, although 2 Rosette may be considered
  • Passion, the desire to succeed and improve is a must
  • Be confident, hardworking and mature
  • Be up to date with current cooking techniques and ingredients
  • Have a positive approach to your work
  • Have excellent time keeping and personal skills
  • A friendly and approachable manner

The Employer

  • Fine Dining Pub
  • Pushing for further accolades
  • Head Chef with excellent background
  • 52 covers total

Candidate Benefits

  • Salaries starting at £28k
  • Beautiful location
  • Quarterly tips package
  • 4 day working week once fully staffed
  • Accommodation available

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