As Senior Sous Chef you will be the deputy to the Head Chef, you will ensure that prep is completed and support in the running of the kitchen. You will be responsible for supporting the Head Chef with the day to day running of the kitchen, as well as stocks and management of the kitchen team. Our successful Senior Sous Chef must be hands on and lead by example demonstrating the ability to support the Head Chef with motivating a team. You will train and develop the team, ensure high standards ensuring all events run smoothly.
This role would also be suitable for a Sous Chef looking for a step up and more responsibility.
Previous experience in a similar role
Be flexible and adaptable in your approach to work
Strong passion for food and for customer satisfaction
Possess excellent organisational and leadership skills
Be reliable and punctual
To liaise with Head Chef regarding the choice, standard and presentation of dishes offered ensuring that menus meet with changing customer requirements
To assist the Head Chef in training, coaching, service and motivate staff in all aspects of the kitchen operation
Ensure the kitchen and associated areas operate within the food hygiene legal requirements
To monitor standards and maintain records in accordance with specifications
To be proactive in identifying potential hazards and shortfalls and ensure due diligence at all times to prevent exposure to risks
To ensure kitchen staff maintain the highest personal standards of appearance and presentation
Structured career development with opportunities to progress
Pay increases as you develop - you shine we reward
Subsidised live in accommodation available
Share of Tips/Gratuities
FREE team food whilst on shift
Company Pension Scheme
£375 refer a friend scheme
Amazing Team Parties
Paid occasion days off (Wedding Day, Child’s first day at school, Moving into your first house and more!)
Birthday reward - A meal for TWO and a drink on us every year
25% discount on food for you and 3 friends at both our restaurants before 7.00pm Monday to Thursday
We are a family run business where individuality, personality and diversity are encouraged.
If you want to become part of our friendly team, we’d love to hear from you.
The Old Mill accepts applicants from UK, EU and International candidates.
The Old Mill is registered as a Licence Holder and can issue sponsorship certificates to EU and International Skilled workers that comply to the rules.
We are also happy to accept applications from COUPLES and offer support and training if one partner has no industry experience.