Sous Chef Award Winning Kentish Bistro
Firmly established on the local dining scene this award-winning Kentish Bistro is seeking an enthusiastic Sous Chef to join the small but totally focused kitchen team.
Listed in the Good Food Guide, Hardens and winner of a Taste of Kent Award, menus are seasonal, ingredient-led modern Bistro style. The owners are passionate about local, seasonal produce and have long-standing relationships with Kent’s best and most respected suppliers. All food is prepared on site and cooked with integrity from a small but well-organised kitchen. Home smoking, nose to tail butchery and dayboat fish all feature.
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
The ideal candidate will have several years’ experience in a similar busy fresh food environment, passionate about flavours and quality with a “can do” attitude. We are looking for a level-headed customer focused professional chef with the skill set to move about the kitchen as needed. You must be a good team player prepared to roll your sleeves up, as this kitchen is always busy.
This opportunity might suit a London based chef looking to escape the rat race for the chance to cook great food by the sea and enjoy a better work/life balance.
50 hours 7 shifts 5-day week, no splits.
Salary: Up to £32,000 + Tips