Sous Chef, Farm to Fork Restaurant

  • Cheshunt
  • Full-Time
  • Up to £27,000 + Tronc

Sous Chef, Farm to Fork Restaurant

We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable Sous Chef for a new 70 cover restaurant situated in an historic 55-acre hotel and leisure complex just outside the M25. The entire site has been beautifully refurbished and includes 2 new restaurants. 70% of the menu is cooked over open fire and will include whole animal butchery, an onsite bakery, and a farm to fork menu with everything made in house from scratch, much of the produce is sourced direct from the estate.

As part of a team of 5 your main duties will include:

  • 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 including cooking over open fire. We are looking for a level-headed customer-focused professional chef, passionate about flavours and quality with a “can do” attitude and 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 for his/her 1st Sous Chef role, the chance to cook great food in the countryside and a better work/life balance.

5-day week

Starting salary: up to £27,000 + Tronc

Own transport recommended due to location

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