Sous Chef - Canary Wharf

Job Description

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • Subsidised meals
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families

Sous Chef 

  • Monday to Friday

We are looking for an experiences Sous Chef who is looking to show of their creative flare and presentation skills. 

Founded in New York 59 years ago, Restaurant Associates brings high quality employee dining and hospitality to some of the UK's leading workplaces. We believe in the power of food and drink to bring people together, whether in a restaurant or speciality café, to inspire them to do great things at work.

Our food is fresh crafted onsite by a passionate team of chefs using the best locally sourced seasonal ingredients and we know that a balanced, plant focused, natural, fresh and sustainable menu will increase the productivity of our customers and our team to keep them motivated and happy whilst at work.

We provide amazing food, create inviting spaces, and develop engaging environments that inspire, motivate and unite our customers

Your main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Presenting and Preparing finished dishes from our Central Production Unit that delights our clients and customers
  • Identifying opportunities to improve our food service
  • Creating a positive environment the team feel welcomed and supported
  • Supporting the team in delivering our tasty food concepts to our customers
  • Representing Compass Group UK&I and maintaining a positive brand image
  • Ordering food, stock control and controlling food waste
  • Overseeing kitchen cleaning responsibilities to maintain hygiene standards
  • Supporting the team to manage budgets and successfully meet financial targets
  • Complying with Food Handling and Hygiene standards
  • Complying with Health and Safety regulations
Our Ideal Sous Chef will be: 
  • Innovative, confident, calm and creative individual
  • Enthusiastic, motivational, someone who strives for excellence
  • Organised, able to make robust judgements and prioritise
  • Gain and hold the respect of others
  • Flexible approach with a can do attitude
  • A good track record of driving world class performance
  • Strong commercial experience- see the food from the customers eyes'
  • Ability to monitor and challenge the use of processes
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Passionate about food now and where we take it forward

About Us

Restaurant Associates provides brilliant hospitality through our food, drink and services. We work with our partners and collaborate with our clients to achieve great things together.Every day, our teams of passionate hospitality professionals strive for excellence in delivering employee dining and hospitality to some of the UK's leading workplace as well as inspiring exceptional experiences in iconic cultural and heritage destinations.

Job Reference: com/2506/76424002/52660530/SU

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!