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Sous Chef


Salary Package: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Location: Lydney, England
Consultant: Dave Smith
Posted: 28/06/2024


Job Title: Sous Chef

Location: Lydney

Type: Full-Time

Salary: £38,000 - £42,000

Berry Recruitment are working with a renowned establishment known for its innovative cuisine and exceptional service. Their menu features a diverse range of dishes made from the freshest local ingredients. They pride themselves on creating a dining experience that delights guests and leaves a lasting impression. We are helping them find a dedicated Sous Chef to join their passionate team.

Job Description:

We are seeking a passionate and experienced Sous Chef to join a dynamic kitchen team. As a Sous Chef, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the high standards of culinary operations. You will work closely with the Head Chef to develop new menu items, ensure the quality of dishes, and lead the kitchen staff in delivering exceptional dining experiences.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head Chef in menu planning and development

  • Oversee kitchen operations in the Head Chef’s absence

  • Ensure all dishes are prepared to the highest quality standards

  • Train, supervise, and motivate kitchen staff

  • Manage inventory and order supplies as needed

  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations

  • Collaborate with the kitchen team to maintain a clean and organised work environment

  • Contribute to a positive and collaborative team culture


  • Proven experience as a Sous Chef or in a similar role

  • Experience of working with local fresh produce

  • Culinary degree or equivalent experience

  • Strong leadership and team management skills

  • Past experience working in a 2 Rosette or higher restaurant.

  • Excellent knowledge of culinary techniques and practices

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Creativity and passion for food

  • Attention to detail and commitment to excellence

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


  • Bonus Scheme & Tips

  • Staff Accommodation available

  • Company events

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Discounted or free food

  • Employee discount

  • Free parking

How to Apply: If you are a talented and enthusiastic chef ready to take your career to the next level, I would love to hear from you. Please apply on line or contact Dave Smith at Berry Recruitment in Exeter to be considered

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.