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B&I Catering

Sous Chef  |  Family Members Club | St James’s, London
Up to £38k (including service charge) | 45h per week 

We are recruiting for a Sous Chef to join our kitchen brigade. The role is a full-time position working, 5 days out of 7 including evenings, weekends, and public holidays .


This role has the opportunity to make a positive impact on the learning and development of employees in this progressive organisation.


The Club in a nutshell

We are a family club, a childcare space, a restaurant, a co-work
zone and much more. Did we mention we do everything in the most sustainable way
possible? From the floors to the walls to the recycled, reusable coffee cups. Interested in
joining us? 


The Person


We are looking for someone who is highly personable, passionate about delivering great service.
We’re building a strong and efficient kitchen team and are in search of a sous chef to assist the head chef. You’ll be working with an amazing menu built on sustainability and zero waste and work alongside the head chef and manage the kitchen’s daily activities, overseeing the staff and aiding with menu preparation and ensuring food quality and freshness.
You will also have experience in training and managing a team at least at Junior Sous level and looking to take your next step.

The right candidate will demonstrate:

Good attention to details
High standard of food preparation
➔ A genuine interest in sustainability and zero waste
Previous experience as a Sous Chef with a proven track record


Key responsibilities

➔ Leading the kitchen team
➔ Provide guidance to junior kitchen staff members
➔ Oversee and organizes kitchen stock and ingredients
➔ Ensure a first-in, first-out food rotation system and verifies all food products are
properly dated and organized for quality assurance
➔ Keep cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation
➔ Ensure food safety standards and health and safety regulations are adhered to
➔ Assist in hiring and training new kitchen employees to restaurant and kitchen
➔ Manage food and product ordering, stock take and waste control, plus work with
existing systems to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns
➔ Supervise all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and restaurant
➔ Work with the head chef to maintain kitchen organization, staff ability, and
training opportunities
➔ Verify that food storage units all meet standards and are consistently wellmanaged
➔ Assist with menu creation
➔ Coordinate with restaurant management team on supply ordering, budget, and
kitchen efficiency and staffing



➔ Competitive Pay up to £38,000 per annum (including tronc) – up to £35k basic
➔ Work life balance; 8am – 9.30pm | 8 hour shifts | 5 days out of 7 | 45 hours per week
➔ Tronc system – ensuring everyone benefits from the service charge
➔ 20 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
➔ Work with a team of passionate people who love hospitality and delivering great
➔ A free healthy and nutritious meal on duty
➔ Staff uniform
➔ Training and career progression
➔ Team events and celebrations
➔ Discounts and treats



Only applicants eligible to work in the UK or have a valid UK work permit or visa should apply.

Interested? Please send your CV to and we will be in touch really soon!

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Wissam Azihary

Operations Manager - Perm

020 7877 8500

Reference: JOB-58336

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: London
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£35000 - £38000