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Sous Chef-Hotel-York


Chefs for Chefs are currently on the lookout for a Sous Chef to join a fantastic Hotel group in York City Centre.

The property is a 4* Hotel that boast 143 bedrooms and over the last couple of years has had a multimillion-pound refurbishment with all brand-new kitchen equipment fitted for both including the conference & Banqueting kitchen.

Even though this hotel is part of a nationwide company this site is classed as an independent hotel, so the head chef has full control of menus utilizing the best suppliers possible in the area.

The dining area can cater up to 200 covers on special occasions & breakfast, through lunch & dinner service on average they cater for 50 covers serving all fresh food to a high very high standard by utilizing their local suppliers.

The average working week is 45 hours spread out over 5 days over 7 all straight shifts for a basic salary of £28k per annum with plenty of hotel benefits for working with this fantastic company.

Overall, we are looking for a self-motivated forward-thinking individual to join this already successful brigade to push for greater success alongside a fantastic hotel group.


Candidate Role

  • Assume responsibility for any designated section
  • Assist the head chef with the day to day running of the kitchen
  • Adopt and maintain the kitchens’ hygiene and food safety protocols
  • Ensure the consistency of the produce is in line with the head chefs’ standards
  • Assist across all sections of the multi outlet kitchen-restaurant, weddings, c+b etc.
  • Train and develop the junior members of the team
  • Work closely with head chef to benefit your career

Candidate Specification

  • Sous Chef experience is preferred, although a strong jnr sous may be considered
  • All fresh food background is a must
  • Ideally from a similar hotel background
  • Have excellent time keeping and personal skills
  • Be confident and capable of adapting to varied shifts
  • Be driven to succeed and develop as part of the company
  • Be professional and approachable at all times
  • Conference and banqueting experience would be an advantage


The Employer

  • Part of a nationwide company
  • Easy commuting location
  • Friendly management team
  • Fantastic Career Progression within the Company

Candidate Benefits

  • A competitive Salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounted accommodation rates worldwide and food and beverage discounts
  • Financial rewards for delivering exceptional service
  • Free meal on duty
  • Chef Whites supplied

Extra Information

If you have the ambition to continuously improve, deliver results with excellence, show that you care and act with integrity, then come and join this brilliant company and push yourself within this company growth.

In line with the Asylum & Immigration Act all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

At Chefs for Chefs recruitment, we take your job application seriously and thank you for your interest. However, due to the volume of applications we receive we are only able to contact those candidates who match the criteria for the position advertised.


If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful this time. However, we would welcome you to apply for other roles we may have posted in the future.



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