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Job Title Sous Chef
Salary £30,000
Location SE London
Job Description

SOUS CHEF INDEPENDENT NEIGHBOURHOOD RESTAURANT

This 48-cover independent neighbourhood restaurant in the heart of Peckham has an immediate vacancy for a talented Sous Chef to join the team

The menu is shaped by the seasons and showcases informal modern Bistro style dining, creative plates and cocktails, local suppliers, hunters & foragers. The kitchen is compact, open-theatre and features a well-equipped cookline with chefs table. The Head Chef/owner has a very craft driven approach to food. Everything is prepared in-house from scratch, (nose to tail) including own butchery, house pickles and ferments and fresh bread daily. The team is young, focused and work hard.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable Sous Chef, up to date with modern cooking techniques, even-tempered and quality driven with the skill base to move about the kitchen as needed. You must be comfortable running the team when left in charge

As Sous Chef your key responsibilities will be:
• Support the Head Chef to ensure that every aspect of the service runs smoothly
• Run the kitchen in the Head Chef’s absence
• Kitchen management duties, stock control, wastage, hygiene etc
• Compliance with all statutory legislation & regulations.
• Maintain exceptional standards of quality assurance, food prep and cooking
• Help the Head Chef drive the menu forward

Required: Qualifications / Skills / Experience
• Passion and enthusiasm for food and quality,
• Relevant experience in a similar fresh food environment.
• Creative flair & attention to detail
• Team player with a strong work ethic
• Meticulous, organised and punctual

The ideal candidate will have several years’ experience in a similar fresh food environment cooking to 2AA rosette standard, resilient and self-aware with a CV that demonstrates loyalty and commitment.

We are offering:

. £30,000 per annual salary
. Pension scheme
. Wednesday - Sunday rota (Mon & Tue off)
. 28 days of paid holiday per year
. Staff meals