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Sous Chef

£25,000.00 per annum


My client is looking for a dynamic Sous Chef to support the Executive Chef Manager at a stunning Independent School in Sherborne.

My client provide breakfast, lunch, dinner,  high end hospitality and events across 7 days of the week.

Are you currently a Sous Chef working in rosette standard hotel/restaurant looking for a change with improved work life balance? Are you a Head Chef or Sous Chef at a flagship Academy School, Independent School or B&I location?

You will need to come from a total fresh food background and be able to demonstrate your passion for fresh, quality seasonal produce. You will have excellent commercial awareness and be able to demonstrate this along with your knowledge of modern food trends.


  • Sherborne

Salary & Benefits:

  • £25,000 per annum
  • Working 5 days out of 7 days
  • 40 hour working week
  • Straight 8 hour shifts
  • Meals on duty, uniform provided
  • Excellent career progression and development

Job Requirements & Key Skills:

  • Ensuring that service level agreements are achieved & customer and client expectations are met.
  • Ensuring that catering premises and equipment are maintained, clean and hygienic and that safe systems of work are in place
  • Supporting with managing, motivating and developing the team
  • Ensuring all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and allergen control procedures are followed
  • Ensure that financial margins are being met and client budget being achieved through good management of the account
  • A real foodie, someone who will stand out for there passion
  • Fresh, seasonal food background with an understanding of modern food trends
  • A strong team player
  • Strong craft skills

Legal Requirements:

  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Clean Enhanced DBS will be required
  • 5 year work history reference check
  • Overseas working declaration

If this sounds like the perfect role for you please do apply today