• By Adecco UK Limited
  • Intermediate level job
  • Barking (United Kingdom)
  • Hospitality / Tourism

Job description

Barking, Essex
·  Salary
·  Category
Hospitality, Tourism & Travel - Chefs
·  Job type
·  Industry
Hospitality, Tourism and Travel
·  External Reference

A Sous Chef required to work for a prestigious global catering company in East London who supply food to the travel sector.

Duties Include:

·  Work alongside head chef to manage daily kitchen activities, including overseeing staff, aiding with production preparation, ensuring food quality and freshness, and monitoring ordering and stocking.

·  Lead kitchen team in head chef's absence.

·  Ensure / maintain meal quality and consistency by following designated recipes.

·  Provide guidance to junior kitchen staff members, including, but not limited, to line cooking, food preparation, and dish plating.

·  Oversee and organise kitchen stock and ingredients.

·  Ensure a first-in, first-out food rotation system and verify all food products are properly dated and organised for quality assurance.

·  Keep cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation hours.

·  Train new kitchen employees to unit and kitchen standards.

·  Manage food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimise waste, plus works with existing systems to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns.

·  Supervise all food preparation and presentation to ensure customer quality standards.

·  Work with head chef to maintain kitchen organisation, staff ability, and training opportunities.

·  Assist head chef with customer menu creation and presentation.

·  Coordinate with the unit management team on supply ordering, budget, and kitchen efficiency and staffing.

·  Constantly working with the guest in mind, and always looking for ways to make the dining experience even more memorable.


·  Minimum 1 years' experience

·  Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures

·  Excellent record of kitchen and staff management

·  Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions

·  Familiar with industry's best practices

Hours are Saturday-Wednesday 12:00pm-8:00pm

Must be flexible and able and willing to work extra hours and weekends, bank holidays and evenings when required to meet seasonal or customer demands.

£14.50 per hour. Salary of £28,275 plus benefits

If you are interested in this role please submit your CV and/or call Laura Woollvin/Lucy Jackson on 020 8594 9225

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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