Sous Chef

Job Description

Our client is an independent restaurant well known throughout the industry as a center of culinary excellence. They pride themselves on producing exquisite French cuisine with a contemporary twist embellished by superb wine List.

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Sous Chef to join our client.


Working hours:

Split Shifts are as follows:

Tuesday 9am – 11pm; Wednesday through Friday 8:30am – 10pm
Saturday 8:30 to 11pm

All days 2 hour break between around 3pm to 5pm

Between Tuesday and Saturday ½ day off

Days off
Sunday and Monday – Off all day

Salary - £35k-38k



*Help in the preparation and design of all food and drinks menus
*Produce high quality plates both design and taste wise
*Ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely way that meets the quality standards
*Resourcefully solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation
*Manage and train kitchen staff, establish working schedule and assess staff’s performance
*Order supplies to stock inventory appropriately
*Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards
*Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers


Requirements and skills:

*Minimum 2 years of experience as a Sous Chef
*Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
*Excellent record of kitchen and staff management
*Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions
*Familiar with industry’s best practices
*Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
*BS degree in Culinary science or related certificate would be a plus



*Guaranteed service charge
*Staff meals are provided for lunch and dinner
*Statutory Pension Scheme is offered
*Discounts for friends and family dining
*50% contribution to a group medical health Scheme
*Staff Accommodation is Available


Pineapple Recruitment are recruiting for this role on behalf of our client and are acting as Recruitment Agency.

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  • Location Icon Location Reading, United Kingdom
  • Salary Icon Salary £35000 - £38000
  • Reference Icon Job Reference REF1111
  • Calendar Icon Posted on Posted on 19 February 2024
  • Category Icon Category Hospitality
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