Sous Chef - Brel

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Full Time
itison venues

Sous Chef – Brel – Full time

Great salary, career opportunities & benefits package

A magical garden (voted the UK's best!), a fully heated indoor and outdoor restaurant, a beautifully converted stables bar and UP; and our famous Brel hill. Brel is one of the city's most beautiful venues located in the West End's Ashton Lane.

With a year-round event programme, a famed food and drink line up of moules frites & fondues, Belgian beers and Scottish gin's, fire pits and s’mores, Brel's offering is loved by locals and tourists and we're looking for a Sous Chef to match!

The core missions of the Sous Chef

We’re looking for a skilled and experienced professional to:

  1. Support the Head Chef to lead and train the kitchen team to deliver great food in a great environment
  2. Work alongside the Head Chef, to drive the business plan, budgets, and profitability
  3. Work with the management team to develop the food offering, kitchen culture, and physical space to build on an already great product

Your support team

As part of itison venues, owners of seven of the most exciting venues in the City, you’ll be backed and developed by an exceptional in-house support team structure, including;

  • A Head Chef to help support you in running the day to day operations
  • A senior operations team to help support you and deliver the business plan
  • A finance, IT, stock and systems team to train and support you on the admin of the role
  • A marketing and digital team to drive customers and events
  • An HR team to help train and recruit 

The core skill set and requirements

  • Two years at Senior Chef de Partie or 1 year as Sous Chef, in a quality, busy kitchen
  • Self motivated, organised, professional, and a good communicator 
  • Genuine passion for great food and a track record of delivering exceptional dishes, in a time-pressured, fast paced environment
  • Able to lead, teach, and assist the Head Chef in managing and developing a brilliant team that works well together
  • Good attention to detail and ability to follow paperwork and process, from stock control to reporting profit margins (training on systems given). Able to produce rotas and manage budgets and targets
  • Ambitious, and continually looking to develop and improve skills
  • Sound knowledge of health & safety within kitchens
  • Experience of catering for private events and large group bookings would be helpful

The salary and benefits package

  • Salary £24k - £27k depending on experience
  • 4 day working week
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 50% discount at all itison venues
  • 10% discount on and complimentary tickets to itison major events (GlasGLOW, Elfingrove, Drive-in Movies)
  • Company socials
  • Part of an independent group, Sunday Times top 100 place to work, intent on having fun and delivering exceptional experiences

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