Overview

Salary: £17 per hour

Shift hours: Permanent

Senior Sous Chef – Bishop Stortford

Up to £35k depending on experience

52 weeks 

Chartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Chartwells works with over 2,000 education units including primary schools, secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. Central to Chartwells is its Eat, Learn, Live ethos, which helps to educate young people about how to have a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle while contributing to a sustainable world.

As a Senior Sous Chef you will be responsible for planning, preparation, cooking and presentation of food to the standard required by the Company and the Client. You will also be responsible for all stock control, waste control and ensuring that all hygiene and H&S requirements are met to the highest standards.

If you are passionate about using top quality fresh ingredients, and looking for a role which can offer both work life balance and career development – Apply now !

Key Responsibilities:

  • Adopt a hands-on approach taking responsibility for the food production covering pupil and staff feeding (1400) along with an extensive range of hospitality and events

  • Food Innovation and development is essential along with being up to date with current food trends

  • Knowledge on health & nutritional guidelines is essential

  • Flexible schedule required during term time

  • Strong written and spoken English along with computer skills are essential

  • Ability to deputise in Executive Chefs absence

  • Great team player

  • Innovative and creative individual
  • Enthusiastic, motivational, someone who strives for excellence
  • Organised, able to make robust judgements and prioritise
  • Gain and hold the respect of others
  • Flexible approach with a “can do” attitude
  • A good track record of driving world class performance
  • Strong commercial experience
  • Ability to monitor and challenge the use of processes
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Passionate about food

Reference: com/0408/98873001/52388335/SU
Location: Bishop Stortford

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