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Sous Chef - Popular, Busy Pub - Devon - Up to £25k

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Location: Devon, Devon (EX11 1LZ)

Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum Additional Benefits

Date posted: 6/9/2019

Employer type: Pubs & Bars

Job type: Sous Chef

Contact: Rob MacDonald

Ref: RM-5008

Sous Chef

Traditional Country Pub

I am currently working with a Popular Country Pub located in a lovely Devon Village, renown for their Carvery, looking to recruit an experienced Sous Chef to support and lead the brigade, deputising in the Head Chefs absence.

You will need to be hands on and want to continue to develop your skills within the kitchen whilst recruiting your own team, helping to lead, coach & inspire them to continue to develop using the finest quality local produce.

As Sous Chef in this super country pub you will work alongside experienced Head Chef and General Managers with a passion for the business focusing on traditional, high quality British pub food.

Quality, fresh food cooking. You will have input on menus

Part of a group of individual Free Houses, each with their own distinct character in enviable locations across Southern England which offer a delicious and interesting choice of food and drink wrapped up in a relaxed pub atmosphere.

The menu offers a daily carvery plus a good range of traditional pub classics all cooked fresh and using locally sourced produce

This role would suit someone from a gastro pub background with solid experience and understanding in delivering a great traditional Carvery.

Required Skills:

  • Currently a Sous Chef/Senior CDP within a similar busy gastro pub environment ideally with Carvery experience
  • Minimise wastage and encourage creative thinking
  • Adhere to food safety legislation
  • Ensure good kitchen planning to enable a trouble-free service and customer satisfaction
  • Help to promote and maintain a good working environment, leading by example and develop the team around you
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and a passion for constructing innovative and exciting menus
  • Be a problem solver, ready to come up with on the spot solutions
  • Hands on, passionate, Energetic Self-motivated individual
  • Proven track record in delivering high quality dishes in a time pressured environment
  • Manage ordering and controlling of stock
  • Passionate about food, standards & results


  • Up to £25k Additional Benefits

James Webber Recruitment are acting as an employment agency in relation to this permanent vacancy.

James Webber Recruitment prides itself on providing the highest quality of hospitality candidates and due to the high volume of applicants, please note that we will only be in contact with you if your application is successful, however we will retain your details on file and advise you about future opportunities which may be suitable.

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