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Sous Chef

Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
£38,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
10 Apr 2024

As our Sous Chef you will assist with the management of the food operation within Milton Hill House.

Working with 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 meetings and events.

  • Assisting with the consistency of food offer throughout the hotel
  • Partake in food ordering and stock rotation
  • Minimise and monitor waste wherever possible using Compass lead systems
  • Assisting with the management of 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
  • Training kitchen, F&B and sales teams in current products on offer and how to deliver them
  • Follow company standards and deliver to high degree of success

Sous Chef

  • £36,000 - £38,000 per annum 
  • * 2 WEEKS OFF OVER THE FESTIVE PERIOD*
  • 5 out of 7 days per week 
  • Medicash - Healthcare benefits, including dental, optical and therapy treatments (includes up to 4 dependent children) 
  • Aviva Digicare - Free annual healthcare check 
  • Exclusive Benefits & Wellbeing site (Perks at Work) 
  • Entertainment discounts - up to 55% off cinema tickets 
  • Health & Wellbeing discounts - Discounts for Nuffield Health (20%) and Pure Gym (10%) 
  • Travel discounts - Discounts with holiday companies such as TUI and Expedia 
  • Shopping discounts - Save up to 15% at high street and online stores by purchasing Shopping Cards 
  • Meals on duty 
  • Vodaphone discounts 
  • 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 

Part of Levy UK & Ireland, The Venues Collection is a grouping of six, easily accessible properties located across the UK. With an array of both contemporary and historic meeting spaces, they also cater for every memorable moment: from christenings to birthdays, engagement parties to weddings and anniversaries to celebrations of life. Spaces to Meet, Spaces to Sleep, Spaces to Celebrate.

We firmly believe that a diverse team leads to innovation and creativity. We welcome candidates from all walks of life and backgrounds to join us in our mission to create a supportive and equitable work environment where everyone has the chance to excel and collaborate. 

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. 

We collaborate with some of the UK's most game-changing and well-loved brands, all sharing our vision for bringing best-in-class experiences. 

  • Excellent culinary skills
  • 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
  • Ability to maintain processes to promote efficient ways of working
  • NVQ Level 3 in professional cookery or equivalent
  • Intermediate food hygiene certification
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