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Sous chef - for foodie pub - NW5  

Vacancy Reference: SC6030
Vacancy Title:Sous chef - for foodie pub - NW5
The Company:
Our Client an Independent and well respected small and growing pub company with 5 sites has a new opening within the Hampstead area. The brief is for a sous chef to support the newly appointed Head chef to create the menu (the sites menus all vary to enable the chef to have creative input and also tailor the menu to the local clientele /area. This is a great opportunity within an expanding upmarket high end gastro pub site and group to create a strong identity for the kitchen.
Vacancy Description:

The site is located in the Hampstead Heath area

The space allows for around 80-100 covers, with a small garden at the front. We expect the venue to be very popular for both food as well as drinking, but to remain very much a pub and not a restaurant.

We will be looking to have a brunch menu on at weekends and offer the best Sunday Roast in the area. Using high quality ingredients and treating them simply and with care to create a quite classic and delicious modern European menu with a lean towards British pub classics.

You will be assisting the head chef to lead a small team, with a supportive and relaxed atmosphere. We regard our Sous Chefs as future Head Chefs in our growing company, and we encourage lots of input and prioritise training and growth so you are ready to move up if that is your ambition. We are actively working on new sites to add to the group, so there will be opportunities for growth in the future

About you

Experience in a comparable fresh food gastro/restaurant operation, keen to work in  a new exciting opening and support in creating a strong identity for the site, a personable friendly and can do attitude is key working with a friendly supportive  head chef with a diverse culinary background. 

Salary and Benefits 

  • £35,000 salary per annum based on 40 hour week
  • Monthly paid bonus scheme.
  • 40 hour week.
  • Extra paid day off for your birthday (29 holiday days per year total)
  • 25% discount across all sites
  • Share of tips
  • Staff drinks and food
  • No split shifts
  • Uniform provided
  • Paid breaks
  • Great opportunities for progression in the company
  • Cost price booze from our suppliers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Referral bonuses if you help recruit someone you know for certain roles.
  • Producer and supplier trips
  • Beer, wine & spirits tastings
  • Management training course with Watershed School.
  • Team trips and annual parties
About you:
Salary & Benefits:

You will need to have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this role, along with all the necessary supporting documents.

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