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Job Title :
Sous Chef 
Job Category :
Posted :
11/19/2019 11:59:03 PM 
Company Name :
The rpc Group of Companies 
Location :
Tonbridge, Kent, England 
Benefits :
basic + tips + bonus + benefits 
Salary :
£21k - 26k per year + basic + tips + bonus + benef 
Security :
Other 
Description :

The Company and the Role:
Fantastic award-winning Gastro Pub based near Tonbridge in Kent looking for a passionate Sous Chef to join their successful permanent kitchen team, genuine fresh food and creative menu environment.
The Company has gone and done it again and won another foodservice award, to add to their other important accolades, which they are immensely proud to have received, and which is down to their genuine hard working and trusted kitchen teams across their 8 venues.
Each venue offers the statutory gastro pub classic at the core of its menu, however the opportunity to bring in creative, new modern or classic menu items with influence from around the world is actively encouraged.
The Company will offer you a brigade career structure, and realistic promotional opportunities within the 8 venues, to progress your career and financial standing within the business.
The venue works with locally sourced fresh food, offering a range of menu items with various cuisine influences, with some venues offering distinct smoked items at reasonable prices.
The Company will offer you a genuine award-winning venue for you to be nurtured and developed, with the support of the experienced onsite Head Chef and the trusted Roving Executive and Sous Chef team.

Key Features of the Role:
The successful Sous Chef will be able to carry out the following responsibilities and tasks, and be trusted to produce good quality menu items, which you can be proud to serve.
Part of a multi-award-winning gastro pub team, lending your positive attitude and aptitude to boost the brigade`s ability to produce food it can be proud of and worthy of its reputation and award-winning accolades.
All food is prepared on site using the best ingredients, using carefully sourced suppliers, so you will need to treat each dish created with the same level of respect and passion.
Assisting and standing in for the Head Chef to help support the team in all aspects of the kitchen, including training, gross profit margins, stock control and hygiene.
Working full time 5 days per week as a trusted Sous Chef, covering straight and split shift work patterns as the kitchen team requires.
Apply now if this sounds like the genuine opportunity you are ultimately interested in.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
To be successful in this role you will need to be an accomplished Sous Chef.
Worked in a similar Gastro Pub or restaurant-based environment full time, and able to work both straight and split shifts in a busy kitchen environment.
Either professional catering qualification or certificates would be ideal, however proven employment tenures and career development will be considered as an alternative.
You must have your own transport to get to the venue, as there is no reliable public transport links and no live in available.
Experience in a fresh food or award winning would be ideal, however consideration will be given to Chefs wanting to make the step up from frozen food service.
You must have a passionate attitude and be able to show a positive aptitude in the kitchen, as you may be asked to step outside of your comfort zone, to learn new dishes, techniques and cuisine influences.

What`s on Offer?
The Sous Chef role will offer a basic salary ranging from £21K - £26K basic salary + Tips (on average £80 per week) + Discretionary Bonus + Staff Loyalty Bonus Scheme.
Full time permanent working hours of 45 per week, 5 days per week, 28 days holiday.
Personal development plans and realistic career progression opportunities.
Other benefits include a contributory pension scheme, staff loyalty Scheme after 3 months, Uniform / Chefs Whites and Childcare Vouchers, free meals and drinks.

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Sous Chef, Junior Sous Chef or Senior CDP.
For UK based roles, in line with the requirements of the UK Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must either be eligible to live and work in the UK or must obtain permits to work in the UK prior to making an application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.
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