Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Sous Chef

Sous Chef - Chelmsford

Service Care Construction are currently recruiting on behalf of a housing association based in the Chelmsford area who require a Sous Chef to join their team on a permanent basis.

Previous experience working as a sous chef is essential for this role.

The Role

  • To oversee and provide direction for day to day operations in the kitchen in the absence of the head chef

  • Communicating with employees and showing excellent leadership skills

  • Ensuring food presentation is technically correct

  • Support the head chef with working within pre-determined budgets and ensure all food and labour costs are managed within the budget

  • Assisting in implementing all food production and taking dietary requirements of residents

  • Interact with residents to gain feedback on menu

  • Continuously working to improve the catering/dining experience for residents

  • Working 40 hours per week on a rota basis

What you will need

  • Experience of working as a sous chef

  • Knowledge of catering for the elderly

  • City and Guilds in Professional Cookery or BTEC HND in professional cookery (or equivalent)

  • Stocktaking and product ordering experience

  • COSHH and HASSAP aware

  • Knowedlge of H&S legislation

  • Good communication skills

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to or call Lauren on 01772 208967