Sous Chef

11 June 2024
£16 / hour
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Job Description

About us:

Situated away from the hustle and bustle of Islington in the beautiful residential area of Canonbury sits the Canonbury Tavern. Listed in Timeout’s top 10 Beer Gardens in London our stunning outdoor space draws in the crowds for the warm weather and our Cosy interior makes us a must-visit any other time.
If up to 60% of your week is spent working how great would it be if you loved coming to work? We are looking for our next generation of superstars to help guide Canonbury to new heights and if you are hard-working, and dedicated with a passion for delivering high standards then there is a place for you here. We have a range of flexible career options in all sections and are a modern forward-thinking business that empowers the team to deliver amazing customer service while achieving a work/life balance that benefits everyone. Apply now to join Tom and the team.

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