Sous Chef

National Memorial Arboretum
23657.00 GBP Annual
09 Jun 2021
16 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Sous Chef

Directorate: National Memorial Arboretum, DE13 5AR

Contract:Permanent, 40 hours per Week

Salary: GBP23,657.14 per annum

About the National Memorial Arboretum

The Arboretum is the UK's year-round centre of Remembrance and part of The Royal British Legion. We are the Nation's centre of Remembrance, freely open to all. Our 150-acre landscape is home to over 25,000 trees, punctuated by 400 memorials that recognise the service and sacrifice made by the Armed Forces, emergency services and civilian organisations to our country.

The Arboretum in one of the UK's leading visitor attractions and we welcome over 300,000 people through our doors each year. They come to explore our site, learn more about the fascinating stories behind our memorials, spend time in our woodlands, and to attend some of the 250+ events that take place each year.

Our Values and Behaviours

Does the following describe you?

  • The ability to deliver world-class customer service

  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to inspire others

  • Able to work independently to agreed objectives and timescales

  • Possessing the flexibility to excel in a fast-paced retail environment.

  • Eager to come to work each day to be the best you can and to?learn and develop

If so then we would like you hear from you ???.

The Role

We are looking to recruit a Sous chef to work with our excellent team providing first class service to our range of outlets including self-serve 380 cover restaurant, table waited functions room up to 500, coffee shop, 'pop up' Foodservice outlets within the grounds of the Arboretum and hospitality.

You will work with the Executive Head Chef to prepare and deliver high standards of food quality, cleanliness and presentation together with planning menus and stock control. You will supervise the kitchen staff on a daily basis and ensure that the kitchen operates in an efficient and effective manner

You must have catering qualifications together with experience, of high-class Conference and Banqueting with a proven knowledge of Rational. Working in a busy kitchen, good interpersonal and communication skills are essential together with the ability to work under pressure.

This role requires weekend and bank holiday working on a regular basis and some evening work to support Arboretum events.

How to Apply

Please apply by logging into ESS and clicking 'Apply Online'

Closing date for this role is Tuesday 22nd June 2021