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CH&CO Group
Blue Apple Catering
Company of Cooks
Gather & Gather

Sous Chef

£14.50 per hour


RHS Garden Wisley is a paradise spread across 240 acres in Surrey. And if that wasn’t enough, it’s a food heaven too.

Since 2007, we've been serving up a wide variety of food and drink to visitors throughout these beautiful grounds. This includes the restaurants, cafés, and private events.

Our restaurant and retail outlets are lively, busy places where customers can refuel whilst soaking up the atmosphere of the tranquil beauty of the gardens.

You will be joining a big hearted, energetic, talented team managed by our contract catering group, ‘Company of Cooks’, who will be on hand to support you from your first day and provide any training you require. Great benefits provided.

We are pleased to be recruiting for a variety of positions organised over a rotating rota! There's something for everyone from: Waiters to Event staff, Retail staff, Baristas, and bartenders! Apply today for an exciting tomorrow.

We are excited to be recruiting for a Sous Chef based at Wisley.

Key responsibilities

• Directs food preparation and collaborates with executive chef.
• Helps in the design of food and drink menu.
• Produces high quality plates, including both design and taste
• Oversees and supervises kitchen staff.
• Assists with menu planning, inventory, and management of supplies.
• Ensures that food is top quality, and that kitchen is in good condition.
• Keeps stations clean and complies with food safety standards.
• Offers suggestions and creative ideas that can improve upon the kitchen’s performance.
• Prepares food properly.
• Schedules staff shifts.
• Trains new employees.
• Orders food supplies.
• Monitors and maintains kitchen equipment.
• Solves problems that arise and seizes control of issues in the kitchen.

What's in it for you?

Working with Company of Cooks has its perks! People are at the heart of everything we do, so we've developed a range of benefits to keep you happy.

  • Personal Development and Training opportunities
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Holiday allowance
  • Eye care
  • A great wellbeing strategy – including access to our Employee Assistance Programme, salary finance
  • Family friendly support
  • A holiday purchase scheme
  • Regular social events and communication with our leaders
  • Volunteering days
  • Recognition schemes and people awards
  • Long service awards
  • Access to some great high street discount vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme

Company of Cooks officially formed part of CH&CO Catering Group Ltd in 2020.

A Honest Approach, A Passionate Team, Quietly Confident

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