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Sous Chef

  • Job Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    £24000.00 - £26000.00/annum


Our client is searching for an exceptional Junior level Sous Chef looking to develop their Chef career to the next level and progress into a Senior Sous.

You would be working in a beautiful 4* City Centre hotel, boasting 57 bedrooms, 5 meeting rooms and a restaurant that caters for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

The meeting room capacity range from 12 to 150 people for meetings, banquets and events.

Job Summary

Leading kitchen team in Head chef's absence. Flexibility in working schedule.
Providing guidance to junior kitchen staff members, including, but not limited, to line cooking, food preparation, and dish plating
Overseeing and organizing kitchen stock and ingredients
Ensuring a first-in, first-out food rotation system and verifying all food products are properly dated and organized for quality assurance
Keeping cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation hours
Assisting head chef in hiring and training new kitchen employees to restaurant and kitchen standards
Managing food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimising waste, plus working with existing systems to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns
Supervising all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and restaurant standards
Working with head chef to maintain kitchen organization, staff ability, and training opportunities
Verifying that food storage units all meet standards and are consistently well-managed
Assisting head chef with menu creation
Coordinating with restaurant management team on supply ordering, budget, and kitchen efficiency and staffing.

Required Skills and Qualifications

Formal Culinary Training,

Previous Restaurant Experience,

Extensive Food and Beverage Knowledge,

Restaurant Industry Knowledge,

Strong Organizational Skills,

Attention to Detail,

Knowledge of Restaurant Regulations,




Ability to Work Under Pressure,


Creative Problem-Solving Skills,

Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills,

Exceptional Customer-Service Skills

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