Sous Chef

  • Location:
    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary:
    c£12 / per hour D.O.E + c£6,000 tips
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Hospitality & Catering Jobs
  • Deadline:
    June 10, 2025

Express Recruitment are delighted to be working with one of Nottingham’s hottest restaurants of 2024 who are currently seeking a Sous Chef to join their renowned team. They have achieved many accolades this year, and this role provides the opportunity to work under an award-winning chef to truly hone your talents and offer incredible progression through the kitchen structure.   

You’ll work a 45 hours across Tuesday – Sunday, on a 4 day working week and be given your shifts 1 month in advance which will also allow you to have a great work/life balance. You’ll work 1 prep day and 3 service days. You also get a share of tips. This role is a permanent opportunity, although the successful individual will start off on a 12 week temporary to permanent arrangement.  

Roles & Responsibilities 

  • Deputise in the Head Chef’s absence
  • Document each morning what the Head Chefs require before they prepare the day’s dishes 
  • Clean and organise the food preparation area for the Head Chef
  • Ensure the Commis Chefs prepare the dishes according to the Head Chef’s specifications and standards
  • Train and mentor junior kitchen employees on the restaurant’s standards and regulations
  • Monitoring the kitchen area and the staff to ensure sanitation standards are maintained

Skills & Experience 

  • Experience of cheffing within a professional kitchen  
  • Must have experience leading a team of junior chefs, and consider yourself to be able to motivate others 
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills 
  • Passion for preparing great food and uphold high standards 

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Vacancy Summary

Hours: Monday – Friday, Full Time  

Salary: c£12.00 per hour D.O.E + c£6,000 tips  

Location: Nottingham City Centre 

Job Type: Temporary to Permanent, with the potential to go perm after 12 weeks 

Unfortunately, we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future. 

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.