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Sous Chef


Salary Package: Up to £14.50 per hour
Location: St. Albans, England
Consultant: Nitish Soni
Posted: 06/06/2024


Berry Recruitment are currently seeking a Sous Chef for our client based near St Albans.

Role Overview:

As a Sous Chef, you will be supporting the Head Chef in all aspects of kitchen operations, from preparing and cooking high-volume dishes to supervising kitchen staff.

Pay rate: £14.50 per hour

Hours: 40 hours per week, flexible shift times, must be available to work weekends.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head Chef in daily kitchen operations.

  • Prepare and cook high-volume dishes to the highest standards.

  • Maintain a clean and organised kitchen, ensuring all health and safety regulations are followed.

  • Supervise kitchen staff and ensure smooth service during peak times.

  • Contribute to menu planning and development with creative and seasonal ideas.

  • Monitor inventory and order supplies as needed.

  • Ensure consistency and quality in every dish that leaves the kitchen.


  • Proven experience as a Sous Chef in a pub or similar high-volume cooking environment.

  • Strong knowledge of culinary techniques and kitchen equipment.

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.

  • Ability to work flexible shifts, including weekends.

  • A passion for cooking and a creative flair.

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to work well under pressure.

  • Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene Certificate


  • Free Parking

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Opportunity to go permanent

If you are interested and available to start immediately, please do not hesitate to apply online!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.