We are a new vegetarian/vegan health and wellbeing hub; our space includes a restaurant and a wellness space.
We are looking for a professional Sous Chef to join our kitchen, following our Executive Chef’s specifications and guidelines. The successful candidate will employ their culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our customers’ satisfaction.
Sous chef and junior sous chef duties and responsibilities can include:
-Supporting the head chef or executive chef in the general running of the kitchen.
-Managing the kitchen staff, including setting the rota, and handling disciplinary and HR issues in the absence of the head chef.
-Leading a team of chefs in cooking and preparing meals, including checking food quality and overseeing cooking techniques.
-Taking responsibility for more technical elements of cuisine.
-Training junior chefs.
-Onboarding new employees.
-Designing / helping the head chef to create food and drink menus.
-Working within specified budgets.
-Ensuring the kitchen meets high standards of quality.
-Completing food hygiene documents to comply with the law and writing environmental health reports when necessary.
-Establishing strong relationships with staff in other areas of the business, including managers and front of house teams.
-Deputising for the head chef in their absence.
-Being the voice of the kitchen when communicating with waiters and bar staff.
-Ordering supplies and negotiating with suppliers.
-Managing inventory and keeping control of stock.
-Organising produce and ensuring strict adherence to food hygiene regulations.
-Supervising all food preparation.
New Vegan Restaurant and well-being space based in Islington, London