Sous Chef

11 June 2024
£13 - £15 / hour
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Job Description

About us:

We are a busy pub right on the edge of the historic Borough Market on London Bridge. The coolest pub around and with an epic beer range and atmosphere to match.
The food you ask? We have a clay pizza oven firing away in the Yard and some of the juiciest burgers flying off the grill in the kitchen.
But overall the best thing about the Wheatsheaf is our team. Fun, knowledgeable, hard-working the list goes on. So the question is do you want to be a part of it?

What we offer our Sous Chefs:

  • Flexible rota (4-5 day working week)
  • 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