Our client is an established renown club with high profile members and has always prided itself on offering quality seasonal homemade food to discerning members. This is a unique opportunity for a capable and personable sous chef ( supporting the head chef ) to be part of the fabric and the world of private members clubs, and a part of the buzzy and interesting ( mainly media) community. Full support is offered by the current head chef. Once established and comfortable, an input on menu input will give the candidate an opportunity to show their flair and creativity and make their own mark on the club , carrying on the tradition of excellent innovative cooking at the club.
The members club in the heart of London has a strong customer base who
frequent the club often, so a small but interesting menu using quality and seasonal produce
prepared well is expected by them.
The club runs a busy kitchen with a small team producing a small menu of seasonal, modern British style
food, with some Mediterranean influences also.
We are work with an excellent list of suppliers enabling us to use quality ingredients to cook with thus allowing us to write a constantly changing seasonal
menu depending on what we can get our hands on.
The senior sous chef will need to be strong and experienced in the following areas: Cooking! This is a very hands on job.
A strong repertoire of dishes and strong quality restaurant background preferred and a sound knowledge of techniques required, along with a skill of writing a balanced, evolving menu. Tolerance and maturity a great attribute to deal with the ever changing demands of a business where no two days are the same.
Assist the head chef with Stocktaking
Keeping the staff busy without stressing and overwhelming. Boring but very important, keep a clean kitchen, tidy, organised and complying strictly to food hygiene regulations and record keeping.
Being able to motivate and retain staff, and teach and pass on new skills. Supporting the staff in recruiting new staff when necessary
The hours are mainly Monday to Fridays - however there will be Saturdays also required for events ( so you will be able to have regular ( but not every weekend off) also closed on Sundays
£37.400 k for 40 hours plus paid overtime + bonus