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Junior Sous Chef - The Excel

Location
London
Salary
£36,750
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
20 Jun 2024
Junior Sous Chef at The Excel, London
£36,750 per annum

ExCeL London Hospitality caters for the biggest, most influential events in the UK, from executive meetings to large scale conferences and exhibitions. We boast a highly trained team of managers, chefs and waiting staff, who ensure our customers receive the best possible service. 

Purpose of role:

As our Junior Sous Chef you will work with the Head Chef and key stakeholders to deliver a consistent, compliant and profitable department in accordance with all Statutory Requirements, Company Policies and Health and Safety Procedures.

Your role will be instrumental in delivering a wide variety of conferences and events.

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:  
  • Medicash - Healthcare benefits, including dental, optical and therapy treatments (includes up to 4 dependent children) 
  • Aviva Digicare - Free annual healthcare check 
  • Exclusive Benefits and Wellbeing site (Perks at Work) 
  • Entertainment discounts - up to 55% off cinema tickets 
  • Health and Wellbeing discounts - Discounts for Nuffield Health (20%) and Pure Gym (10%) 
  • Travel discounts - Discounts with holiday companies such as TUI and Expedia 
  • Meals on duty 
  • Pension scheme and Life Assurance 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • 23 days + BH's and additional day off for your birthday 
  • 2 days additional leave, following return from Maternity leave during first year back 
  • Competitive and supportive family benefits 
  • Day off for baby's 1st birthday 
  • Holiday purchase scheme 
  • On-going training, development and career pathways 
  • Professional subscriptions paid 
  • Financial wellbeing programme and preferred rates on salary finance products 

Who you are:
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, ability to engage and motivate others
  • Willingness to lead by example and inspire the kitchen team with guidance from the Head Chef
  • NVQ Level 2/3 in professional cookery or equivalent
  • Intermediate food hygiene certification

More about the role:
  • Partake in food ordering and stock rotation
  • Minimise and monitor waste wherever possible
  • Assisting with the management on financial budget and targets
  • Manage and develop team members to progress within the kitchen hierarchy
  • Assist with implementation and inspire the team with current food trends and cooking techniques
  • Follow company standards and deliver to high degree of success

About us:
Levy UK + Ireland is the vibrant and exciting sector of Compass Group, the world's largest catering company. We work at some of the greatest venues in the world, delivering legendary experiences in food, drink, and hospitality. 
In the UK, we are proud to have a wealth of long-standing partnerships with venues across sport, entertainment, and events. Our partnerships include venues such as Wimbledon, Twickenham, Edgbaston, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, Principality Stadium, Scottish Event Campus (SEC) and ExCel London.  
We are culinary champions - it's what we do and it's what we are passionate about. At the core of our work is the belief that sustainably sourced great food and drink, coupled with exceptional service is key to creating legendary experiences.  
Focused on doing the right thing' for our people and the planet, sustainability, wellbeing, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what we do.  
We have a commitment to being Net Zero by 2027, are official partners of the British Paralympic Association, and are proud to pay all our team members at least the Real Living Wage or London Living Wage. 
 
At Levy UK + Ireland, we take pride in fostering a workplace culture that celebrates diversity and promotes inclusion. We believe that our differences are our greatest strengths, and we are committed to creating an environment where every individual is valued, respected, and empowered. 
We firmly believe that a diverse team leads to innovation and creativity. 
Join us in our journey towards a more diverse and inclusive world, where every person has the chance to thrive and contribute their unique talents. Together, we can achieve greatness. 
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Details

  • Job Reference: com/1503/60105001/52629759/SU
  • Date Posted: 20 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Levy
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £36,750
  • Job Type: Permanent