Sous Chef

13 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type

Sous Chef

Place of Work: Ellerslie

Hours: Full Time

Rate Period: Annum

Salary: GBP23,000.00 - GBP27,000.00

Job Purpose Statement

To deliver consistently excellent food to a high standard, with the key aim of retaining and attracting new customers whilst adhering to all health & hygiene and Audley company legislation.

Main Duties

Operations - 70% of the role

  • Remain health & safety compliant
  • Maintain full control of wastage
  • Ensure high levels of cleanliness throughout the kitchen
  • Deliver consistent top quality food during service
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow food specifications as set out by the Head Chef
  • Process food deliveries to the kitchen
  • Illustrate an ability to work throughout all areas of the kitchen
  • Assist the Head Chef in facilitating stock rotation
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of Profit & Loss and GP control
  • Communication - 10% of the role

  • Assist in the mentoring & development of junior colleagues
  • Communicate regularly with the Front of House Team
  • Work closely with the Head Chef to ensure stock control
  • Work closely with the Head Chef to implement new menu items
  • Administration - 10% of the role

  • Stock ordering in the Head Chef's absence
  • Ensure all daily checklists and HACCP are completed (i.e. date labelling, temperature checks, probe calibration)
  • Incorporate new legislation into all menu designs
  • Customer Service - 10% of the role

  • Demonstrate an awareness of customer needs and requirements i.e. allergens, medication etc.
  • Provide high levels of customer service with all internal & external customers
  • Assist colleagues with events as and when required
  • Perform any other duties as required by the line manager
  • Adhere to all Audley policies & procedures and ensure health & safety requirements are met at all times.
  • General

  • Be aware and comply with Company and statutory requirements
  • Carry out any other reasonable management request
  • Person specification


  • Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2
  • Experience of stock ordering
  • Good level of culinary knowledge
  • Positive attitude
  • Tolerant nature
  • Flexible approach to daily duties and shift patterns
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Enthusiastic
  • Desirable

  • Previous experience cooking for people with strict dietary requirements
  • Local knowledge
  • Knowledge of GP, KPIs and their impact on the business
  • Full driving licence and own vehicle
  • Basic level of computer literacy
  • Experience with complaint handling
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