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Sous Chef - Cowdenbeath

Job Reference compass/TP/1428988/161658

Number of Positions:
1
Contract Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Up to £29,362 per annum (DOE)
Working Hours:
37.5
Location:
Cowdenbeath
Closing Date:
08/08/2024
Job Category:
Chefs
Business Sector:
Eurest
Sub Sector:
Eurest

What you'll be doing:

Sous Chef - Cowdenbeath
Up to £29,362 per annum (DOE)
37.5 Hours per week, 5 days over 7 - You will be required to work 1 weekend in 3.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Sous Chef based at our site in Cowdenbeath. 

We connect workplaces to mindful, flavourful & planet-positive catering
At Eurest, we are the experts in workplace catering, operating in over 700 workspaces every day. We know that fuelling employees throughout the day can help to sharpen their thinking, nourish their bodies and minds and ultimately, motivate them to perform at their best. Our workplace food experiences are driven by our promise to live more sustainably and responsibly, working towards our goal of net zero by 2030.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Leading the onsite catering team of 7 direct reports
  • Preparing delicious, high-quality food that delights our clients and customers
  • Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness of the modern kitchen and front of house environment
  • Ensuring the correct use of all kitchen machinery and equipment
  • Complying with Food Handling & Hygiene standards
  • Complying with Health & Safety regulations
  • Completing weekly bookwork and reports
  • Stock taking and ordering
Services include breakfast, lunch, dinner, vending and retail. 

About you:
  • Excellent culinary skills
  • Experienced Sous Chef in a similar role/ideally contract catering producing food and adhering to recipes and menu planning
  • Experience of operations multiple units desired
  • Excellent communication & leadership skills, able to engage and motive others
  • Experience in managing client relationships
  • Quality and process driven with particular focus on delivering results
  • IT literate (Ms Office and emails)
  • Business management within a kitchen environment
About Us:
We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • Meal provided while on duty
  • Free Car Parking
  • Free onsite gym
  • 28 days holiday inc. bank holidays (increasing by 3 days after 2 years service)
  • Financial wellbeing programme and preferred rates on salary finance products
  • Aviva Digicare – Free annual healthcare check 
  • Medicash – Discounted health cash plan providing cash back on a range of medical treatments including Dental, Optical and Consultant appointments for you and your family.  
  • Pension scheme and Life Assurance 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme 
  • Sharebuy Scheme 
  • Recognition awards including Be a Star peer recognition and Long Service Awards
  • Employee networks created and led by employees for employees 
  • Exclusive Benefits & Wellbeing site (Perks at Work) 
  • Entertainment, Health &Wellbeing and Travel discounts
  • Shopping discounts – Save up to 15% at high street and online stores by purchasing Shopping Cards
  • Vodaphone discounts 
  • On-going training & development and career pathways
We’re people-powered at Eurest
It’s an understatement to say that we’re passionate about what we do, which is why we’re committed to attracting the best and brightest people to join us – could that be you? Find out what makes joining Eurest so exciting.

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!