Sous Chef

11 June 2024
£14 - £17 / hour
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Job Description

About us:

The Hollywood Arms has been a landmark of the Chelsea streets for over 150 years, with famous artists, musicians & socialites of London as part of the regular, much-loved locals. The Hollywood Arms is a truly well-established place to be seen & work. We at Hollywood want you to want to come to work and will endeavour to make your environment positive and fun with weekly incentives, delicious team meals and tickets to any events we may be having! Oysters, caviar and the best fresh British seafood are what we are about, hosting regular diner and canape parties. Our 56-seater private room hosts events such as comedy, live music and casino nights to ensure there is never a dull moment. We have a cracking management team who love to train and teach, so where experience isn’t an absolute must we only take the best; you must have a true passion for hospitality, a positive outlook, be driven to succeed and have the desire to be part of a thriving team! Nearest public transport – West Brompton, Earls Court.

What we offer our Sous Chefs:

  • 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
  • Access to our Sous Chef – Head Chef development programme
  • 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