Senior Sous Chef | Hertfordshire | 5 Star Hotel | £34k

Our client is a luxury 5 Star Hotel and Spa set between the borders of Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire with various restaurant outlets including a 2 AA Rosette fine dining restaurant, Brasserie and a busy banqueting department.
We are currently recruiting for 2 Sous Chefs to support the Head Chef and Executive Chef in the Brasserie operation and the banqueting kitchen. 

The Role:

The Sous Chef’s role will be to support the Executive Chef and Head Chef with the day to day running of the kitchen operation. You will ensure all Food Safety and Health and Safety reporting is up to date. As Sous Chef, you will assist in maintaining standards set by the Executive Chef and ensuring that quality products and ingredients are used and served at all times. You will also be responsible for mentoring and developing a talented team of chefs and apprentices.


You should be enthusiastic, confident and hardworking with the ability to provide exceptional service and deliver consistently high standards. You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the confidence to run service.

The requirements of the role will include:

·Relevant experience in 4-5 Star kitchens

·NVQ level 1 and 2 or similar. Level 3 beneficial

·Basic Food Hygiene certificate or Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate

·Good leadership skills and a team player

·Computer awareness is essential


You will be working in one of the AA’s Top 200 Hotels

As an ‘Investors In People’ accredited employer, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees along with excellent training, development and progression opportunities.

Benefits include:

·Competitive Salary

·Company personal contributory pension scheme

·Quality uniforms provided and laundered

·A share in the Company Gratuities scheme which is performance driven by you and your colleagues

·Meals on duty

·A childcare voucher scheme

·Our reward and recognition scheme (GEM’s) Investors in People accreditation

·Fantastic Company discounts and reduced rates for employees and family members across all of our stunning hotels

·An Employee Assistance programme

·Free car parking.

This is a fantastic opportunity to progress your career within a 5* hospitality environment.

If you or someone you know would be interested in this fantastic role please get in touch with us with a current CV and contact details to find out more.

Senior Sous Chef – 5 Star Country House Hotel – £34,000

All positions advertised are for immediate start unless otherwise stated.

When applying for this position please attach a copy of your current CV in Word or PDF format

If you would like further details on this role, any other roles or simply please call 01929 408036 and one of the iChef Recruitment consultants will be delighted to assist you.

In line with present UK working requirements all candidates are required to provide proof of eligibility to work within the UK

We expect a high level of response for his role so please be aware that only candidates with relevant experience will be contacted by iChef Recruitment.

In line with the Employment Agencies Act 1973 iChef Recruitment Limited are prohibited from charging candidates seeking work for our services.

iChef Recruitment is acting as a Chef Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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