Overview


Location: 66 Upper Thames Street, London, EC4R
Salary:

With its first Royal Charter in 1363, the Vintners’ Company is one of the Great Twelve City of London Livery Companies.

As a Sous Chef you will receive the following industry leading benefits:

  • 50% discount across Searcys venues
  • Enrolment into the Searcys pension scheme
  • Up to 38 days annual leave (dependant on job role)
  • Access to everyday discounts and communication portal
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Enrolment into Searcys Champagne School
  • Meals provided on shift when working within one of our venue.
  • Discount off overnight stays in London 
  • Your birthday off to celebrate in style
  • A day off to volunteer / give back to the charity of your choice

Searcys are looking to grow their Kitchen team at our Searcys venue and are currently looking for motivated Sous Chef

As a Sous Chef your role will be supporting the Head Chef and leading a team of CDP in the production of the food for events, conferences and functions within the venue.

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: £35,000pa

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide food/service to a consistent high standard, including assisting senior chefs with functions in other different areas throughout the business.
  • To manage the kitchen brigade in the absence of the Head Chef
  • To assist training of junior staff
  • To liaise with key people in the team in order to plan for the provision of food in all areas
  • To place order directly with suppliers.
  • To ensure smooth running of daily operations which include ensuring no disruption to the pre agreed menu offer.
  • Responsible to manage stock levels of that specific area including ordering when required as well as waste control.
  • Ensure the presentation of the food is consistent with the standards set by senior chefs.
  • To comply with all legal requirements with particular reference to (but not exclusively) fire regulations, security, licence requirements and any Local Authority or Client stipulations.
  • To ensure all Health, Hygiene and Safety requirements are being adhered to
  • As described in the Searcy Health & Safety Policy, including best practices to ensure personal hygiene at all times.
  • Demonstrate Personal Development.
  • Any other reasonable request by the Senior Management
  • Minimum 2 years experience in events/production environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Takes the initiative
  • Excellent time management
  • Supportive / Team player
  • Demonstrate high level of organisation.
  • Excellent record keeping.
  • To be willing to work the hours and the needs of the business
  • To be able to work under pressure and to cope with any unforeseen circumstances i.e. function changes, requirements, sickness, etc.
  • To have a positive and co-operative attitude.

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