Junior Sous Chef

Job Description

The opportunity:

Global Talent 2020 are proudly working with our rapidly growing, award-winning, Restaurant and Bars client for their venue in this very popular location in recruiting for an enthusiastic Junior Sous Chef to assist in leading the exciting Kitchen operation. You will also be part of the team with the Head Chef of this established site, helping with the implementation of menus, and assisting the brigade, in this fast-growing successful award-winning local business.

The venue is a warm and inviting all-day cafe serving coffee, cocktails, and a fantastic array of breakfast dishes, sandwiches, and classic Scottish and British favorites in the heart of Kilmarnock.

The benefit:

The opportunity is with Global Talent 2020 long established, highly respected Scottish operator. They have strong plans for additional growth for the remainder of 2023 and 2024.

· They offer an excellent base salary package.

· Generous tronc structure (approx £6,000-£8,000pa)

· Annual wellbeing day, every venue closed for an entire day.

· Discounted Gym Memberships.

· Mental Health First Aiders in every site.

· Financial support packages available.

· Instant Access to your Pay 24/7.

· Discounted food and drink in any venue in the portfolio.

· Sunday Times Top 100 Company.

· Flexible working 4 days a week where applicable.

The person:

Our ambitiously growing client at Global Talent 2020, is looking for a future Sous Chef, and someone looking to grow their career over time in line with the company’s growth over the next few years. Someone who will help harness the talent of the diverse brigade, with the guidance of the senior chefs, and utilize the fantastic kitchen facilities, and company reputation in the community to provide memorable fresh food experiences for its customers.

Ideally, our client is looking for a Senior CDP or experienced CDP level candidate, looking to step up into a Junior Sous Chef opportunity. The ideal candidate must have had prior experience in producing fresh quality food, to a minimum of 1 rosette culinary level standard.

Experience in a volume restaurant or similar would be advantageous. You will need to be highly approachable as you will be interacting with other senior department heads, and with all levels of the site’s teams. You will be delivering popular fresh menu classics, and fresh-from-the-field-themed dishes in conjunction with the restaurant’s fantastic all-year-round setting and design concept.

Our client is looking for someone that is keen to learn, train, and develop themselves while assisting in evolving the site’s food services and establishing food quality consistency. You will be used to delivering quality food experiences for customers and possess ongoing ambition to be part of our client’s business expansion in Scotland.

As the Junior Sous Chef, you must be someone who possesses sound all-round culinary abilities but also is an effective supervisor of the kitchen environment and sections. Experience in ordering processes, stock control measures, health, and safety, COSHH, RIDDOR, and training and mentoring of others are also desired, advantageous skills, for the role.

Interested? Apply today, and let’s talk…..

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Job Overview

Job Title
Junior Sous Chef
Role Type
Full Time
Job Reference
BDJ 048
Date Job Posted
Closing Date
Salary £28.5K + £6-8K TRONC

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