Sous Chef - 5 out 7 days

  • Full-time
  • Employment Type: Permanent - 52 Weeks
  • Contract Type.: Full Time
  • Salary: Up to £36,000

Company Description

Up to £36,000 per annum

Holroyd Howe is one of the UK’s leading contract caterers, providing fresh innovative food and drink services to independent schools and colleges.

Goodenough College  - is home to 700 international post graduate students for whom we provide breakfast, lunch and dinner all year round. We operate a Cafe and Bar in London House where we serve the students, college staff, event guests and hotel guests. We also provide College and Corporate fine dining, conference catering, meetings, training and activity days, weddings, BBQ's and much more.

Job Description

  • Food Preparation – prepare and cook dishes according to the recipes and standards set by the head chef; ensuring food safety standards are adhered to at all time.
  • Shift Management – oversee the production of all dishes assigned to your shift and upkeep your designated area with supplies and ensuring cleanliness in line with policies and procedures.
  • Quality Control – maintain high quality standards for all dishes, ensuring presentation and taste is considered at all times.
  • Team Collaboration – communicate positively and effectively with all other team members and assist/support all colleagues where necessary. Coaching of junior chefs to support development.
  • Menu Development – collaborate with head chef to develop and taste new recipes, providing suggestions for improvement or innovation.
  • Cleaning and Maintenance – maintain cleanliness and organisation of the kitchen including your designated area ensuring equipment is in good working order.


  • Proven experience working as a Sous Chef or similar role
  • Knowledge of various cooking techniques and cuisines
  • Strong understanding of food safety and health & safety practices
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities

Additional Information

There are many advantages to working for us and we provide our employees with bespoke benefits which include:

  • Free meals whilst at work
  • Career development opportunities
  • HIT Apprenticeships for all experience levels
  • Reward & recognition schemes
  • People awards to celebrate our employees
  • Work/life balance
  • Employee Benefits Platform
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Recommend a friend scheme
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Prestigious working environments
  • Team events scheduled throughout the year
  • 28 Holiday days inclusive of bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Competitive salary

We invest in the training and development of our teams to give them the appropriate skills necessary to thrive in their job roles. We have outstanding teams of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children, of all ages, meeting the bespoke requirements of our clients.

This appointment is offered on the return of satisfactory professional references.

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