Sous Chef

12 June 2024
£11 - £14 / hour
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Job Description

The Grove is a traditional British pub situated on the seafront with a large garden and an outside bar. Our upstairs dining area and terrace provide amazing views of the estuary. Our menu is seasonal, we offer freshly cooked pub classics and a selection of daily specials.
Due to our excellent location, the summer season is incredibly busy but we work hard to provide events and entertainment throughout the whole year.
We are dog friendly and throughout the winter months, our real fire is lit, creating a warm and cosy atmosphere.

What we offer our Sous Chefs:

  • Access to our Sous Chef – Head Chef development Programme: the majority of our head chefs are internal appointments
  • Autonomy to create your own menus and specials, alongside your Head Chef
  • Access to our Apprenticeship Scheme – Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Access to regular culinary masterclasses and training days to boost your skills
  • Free meals
  • 20% discount in all Young’s pubs and hotels
  • Share save Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 28 Days Holiday per year

What we look for in a Sous Chef:

We are looking for an existing Sous Chef or Senior CDP looking for their next step, who considers themselves as a natural leader with a passion and flare for producing quality fresh food in an environment that makes people feel welcome. As the successful Sous Chef you will:

  • Have experience championing excellent service through quality food
  • Demonstrate a passion for leading and developing a team
  • Be an active hands-on Chef with excellent communication skills
  • Be responsible and able to manage the kitchen staff rota, training and all health and safety effectively at all times
  • Working alongside your Head Chef, you will be able to demonstrate your creativity and ability by helping to design and deliver new dishes for our menus and daily specials
  • Demonstrate great planning and organisational skills, necessary to maintain effective controls with regard to both GP and labour
  • Have a pro-active approach to driving sales and delivering growth, through engagement with both kitchen and front of house teams