Senior Sous Chef

Job Description

The role:

Global Talent 2020 are proudly working with our exciting Scottish based Restaurant, Bars and Hotels client for their well-established venue in Edinburgh City Centre seeking a talented Senior Sous Chef to help drive their operation and lead their boutique multi-faceted venue. This venue’s food revenue has more than tripled since 2008 and has a brilliant reputation in the city. The team are looking for an individual who can help develop menus and push for rosettes and other accolades. With a long-standing head chef and a team of 25, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone to make their mark in the city and with the group who have 20+ sites across Scotland.

Sponsorship is negotiable for the right candidate.

The person:

Our reputable client at Global Talent 2020, is looking for a solid and passionate leader in the kitchen to help with menu development, lead the team and deliver a high-quality standard of food across all restaurants that this kitchen caters to, serving 200-300 covers daily. The ideal candidate will need to be confident and good at building and sustaining relationships in an already established team. Their responsibilities include maintaining the high standard of food quality, menu development, adhering to the company brand standards, H&S standards and continuing the high reputation of the venue.

The ideal Senior Sous Chef candidate must have had prior experience of producing fresh quality food and had experience of volume restaurants in the high street space. You will need to be highly approachable with your personality, as you will be interacting with other senior department heads, regional management, and with all levels of the site diverse teams.

Our client requires an ideal Senior Sous Chef, that is keen to train, coach and mentor their teams, evolve food services, deliver consistent menus and food concepts, and further the reputation of the business as an Employer of choice. Due to the reputation and expectations of the guests, the individual must posses a good attention to detail and be passionate about their food.

As the Senior Sous Chef, you must be proven to be flexible, and highly adaptive in all your approaches to your team, and with delivery of concepts developed with the Head Chef and company Executive Chef.

As Senior Sous Chef, you must also be someone that not only has strong all-round culinary abilities, great presentation skills, possess food innovation skills, but someone that also is an effective manager of the kitchen environment, health, and safety, COSHH, RIDDOR, recruitment, training, and mentoring of others, and possess strong cost & budgetary control skill sets of their area.

The benefit:

You will be working with a multi award winning business, with a wide range of highly reputable businesses in their portfolio across Scotland. Working with a talented brigade of chefs, utilising the best produce, excellent work/life balance, on-going projects to be involved with, fantastic career path, and excellent remuneration package, with benefits including 25% bonus and £3,000-£5,000 annual TRONC.

Interested? Apply today, and let’s talk…

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Job Overview

Job Title
Senior Sous Chef
Role Type
Full Time
Edinburgh City Centre
Job Reference
BDJ 032
Date Job Posted
Closing Date
Salary £40K + £3-5K TRONC

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