Sous Chef

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1489165/88536/AVTG
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £24,000 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £24000 - £24000
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

The Sous Chef role is a key position in the future development of this exciting business and will be instrumental in achieving our sustainability goals.

We are committed to providing first class working conditions and a permanent career, with excellent opportunities to develop and progress within our team. If you have a love of preparing, cooking and presenting food to exceptional standards, enjoy working in a busy and well equipped kitchen, have a real eye for detail, working to the highest standards of food hygiene and understand the importance of working effectively with other departments to deliver great food experiences for our guests, then we may have the job you have been looking for.

What we'll give:

Sous Chef

  • £24,000 per annum, 40 hours per week
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
More about the role:

Role requirements:

You will have experience of working alongside and deputising for the Head Chef in a busy kitchen providing a high volume of quality food preparation across 7 days, ideally with experience of large venue catering for a range of conference, exhibition and live entertainment market. Under the supervision of the Head Chef and General Manager, you will be involved in menu planning and costings, training Junior Chefs and other kitchen staff, and be committed to assisting the Head Chef in the delivery of key performance indicators such as gross profit levels, wage costs in the kitchen and customer satisfaction.

If you are ready for the next stage in your career, looking for a fast paced hands on role dealing with a range of clients and guests, and working for a world leader in legendary experiences, who partners with one of the UK's most iconic sporting venues then please contact us for a further confidential discussion regarding this opportunity.

Who you are:

You will play a pivotal role in the kitchen and must be quick-thinking, adaptable and calm under pressure. You will be ambitious, confident, and resilient, someone who take a hands-on approach and enjoys leading a talented brigade.

You will have a real passion for fresh ingredients and enjoy creating stunning dishes time and time again, with a proven track record in high quality environments.

Confidence is key with the ability to demonstrate your own style with finesse and flair and illustrate how you keep pace with food trends and translate them to exciting and appealing menu and food offers.

We have a guest first approach and you will showcase how you are able to adapt style to a broad range of experiences.

You will be commercially minded with evidence of successfully managing costs in line with exceptional delivery and evidence experience of supervising or managing people.

Who we are:

Levy UK are part of a multi-national business and is part of the Compass Group family. Our people work at the greatest venues and events in the world and do it with a smile on their face. In return we are committed to putting their health and wellbeing first as well as supporting their career development.

Bodymoor Heath Training Ground is Aston Villa Football Club's training ground. The ground is situated near Fazeley in the Tame Valley by the side of the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal.

The facilities at Bodymoor Heath are also used as the home ground for the academy teams.