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Sous Chef


Chefs for Chefs are delighted to be working alongside our client, an upmarket, all day dining bistro serving small plates, on trend brunch dishes and grills.

They are currently seeking a sous chef that can work in a high-pressure environment, keeping up with bust pace whilst still retaining quality in the food produced.

The hours are based on straight shifts, 45-48 per week, 5 days over 7. There is no live-in accommodation, so we are looking for chefs in a commutable distance of the outskirts of Oldham who has access to their own transport. Basic salary is circa £25k, with a tips package on top.

Candidate Role

  • Assist the head chef with the day to day management of the kitchen
  • Train and develop junior members of staff
  • Work on all sections, providing support where needed
  • Contribute to new menus ideas and dish development
  • Ensure consistent quality of all food produced
  • Oversee the kitchen in the absence of the head chef

Candidate Specification

  • A background in high volume fresh cooking
  • Sous chef experience would be preferred
  • Be up to date with current food hygiene and allergens protocols
  • Have a friendly and approachable character
  • Have excellent time keeping, man management and personal skills
  • Must be passionate and willing to drive your career forward

The Employer

  • Busy, high volume venue
  • Small plates, grills and pasta
  • Small company operating two nearby sites

Candidate Benefits

  • Straight shifts
  • Career progression
  • Friendly management team

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