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Sous Chef

£25,000.00 per annum


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

My client is looking for a talented and creative Sous Chef to support the Executive Chef Manager at a prestigious large secondary school in Watford.

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.


  • Watford

A little about the caterer:

  • A contract caterer who operate “restaurants” within there schools and have there very own Michelin Star Restaurant in the UK.
  • Total fresh food policy with modern “street food style” menus
  • Training and development of its teams

Salary & Benefits:

  • £25,0000 per annum
  • Term Time only + 2 weeks
  • Hours of work 6.00am to 6.00pm – Monday to Friday
  • No weekend working
  • 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 the Executive Chef Manager 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 as well as someone who leads from the front
  • Strong craft skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Legal Requirements:

  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Clean Enhanced DBS

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