Sous Chef

Job Description

Reporting to: Head Chef

Location: Florence Park Training Ground & Colchester United Football Club

Role Summary

To be responsible for the preparation, presentation and serving of the food at the training ground based in Tiptree as well as assisting with functions & Match Days at the Football Club to the required standard.

Ensure that at all times, the kitchen and associated areas meet and where possible exceed the legal and company health and safety requirements. To help with the co-ordination of the casual chefs and kitchen porters rota ensuring operational efficiency and at all times aiming to exceed expectations.

Job Description:

  • To deputise for the Head Chef in his absence.
  • To ensure that all menus are produced to the highest possible standard and reflect current trends, seasonal changes and service styles.
  • Engender good staff, customer and client relations at all times.
  • To ensure that all systems and procedures in the Health and Safety and Food Safety Manuals are maintained at all times throughout the year.
  • To develop/assist developing menus for the football players, events and Match Days based on quality, cost and nutritional constraints.
  • To Support the whole Management team in all areas of the operation.

Personal Specification:

  • Enthusiastic.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Assertive, calm & works well under pressure.
  • Able to communicate at all levels.
  • Self-starting, driven & ambitious.
  • Creative in thinking and approach
  • Motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery.
  • A can-do attitude

Hours of Work: Full Time