We are a leading York employer based at the University of York looking for professional Sous Chefs to work as part of a team by supporting the Head Chef in providing a high standard of catering services. Under the direction of the Head Chef the post holder will be responsible for the preparation, cooking, presentation and service of food, maintaining hygiene, health and safety standards and deputising for the Head Chef in their absence.
A City and Guilds Level 2 or equivalent qualification, an intermediate food safety certificate and demonstrable experience of volume catering and ‘call order’ cooking is essential. The successful candidates will have a general understanding of professional catering and experience of working with fresh food and cooking for large scale numbers.
Hours of work will average 37 per week on a “5 days out of 7” basis but there is a need for flexibility to support business demand. There may be a proportion of evening and occasional weekend work.
You will be entitled to 38 days annual leave which includes bank holidays and downtime over Christmas and New Year. Uniform is provided and there will be no split shifts.
The starting salary is £21,509 per annum, plus generous benefits.
We are proud to be working towards Real Living Wage accreditation and will pay the real living wage as a minimum for our roles with effect from 1 August 2021.
This advert will be ongoing and may close at any time once the positions have been filled.
York Commercial Ltd. (YCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of York. The Head Office is situated at the University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. The successful candidate will be appointed on YCL terms and conditions of employment.
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