Sous Chef

22 Nov 2016
20 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

A bit about The Company…

Thwaites was established in 1807 and to this day remains a family run Business. As part of the group, we have Hotels, Inns, Pubs and a Brewery. We are focused on providing superb hospitality in outstanding properties in great locations.

About the Pub…

The Boot and Shoe is a busy pub on the outskirts of Lancaster. It's well established in the area and it's now undergoing substantial investment by Daniel Thwaites. The new look pub will reopen in winter 2016 with an extended trading area, featuring a wood-fired pizza oven and outside bar. We need new team members to help launch our fantastic, new look pub.

About the Role…

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a newly refurbished establishment that has a strong focus on quality food. You will have the ability to prepare fresh food to ensure the meals are made in keeping with our excellent Company standards.

As Sous chef you will have the ability to deliver fresh food in keeping with our excellent Company standards, you’ll possess & demonstrate good management & communication skills. You’ll be involved in the day to day running of our busy kitchen serving over a 1000 meals a week. Although a well-established kitchen new ideas and the ability to train & implement them are vital to this role.


We are looking for a candidate with a natural drive for excellence, commitment and achieving of the highest standards possible, with the ability to prepare foods to a high standard and possess good management skills. Previous experience in this or a similar role is essential.


We offer excellent benefits including; employee training and development; company pension scheme; bonus scheme; company discount scheme on food, drink, accommodation, spa and spa treatments; childcare voucher scheme; occupational sickness benefit; healthshield; annual leave increments; long service awards; enhanced maternity pay plus much more.