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Sous Chef - Epicures

Sous Chef - Epicures – Full time

Great salary, career opportunities & benefits package

A true gem at the epicentre of Hyndland, Epicures is going through a £250k makeover - we’re bringing back trees & flowers; introducing a salad & cake bar; an epic new dining experience both inside and out; and an event space complete with in-house event programmes to bring the community together.

Under new ownership and being given the love it deserves, Epicures is looking for an incredible Sous Chef.

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 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

  • Minimum of one year working in a Sous Chef role in a high quality, busy kitchen
  • Genuine passion for great food
  • Ability to assist the head chef to manage and develop brilliant teams that work well together
  • Track record of delivering exceptional dishes, in a time-pressured environment
  • Experience of catering for private events and large group bookings
  • Great attention to detail and ability to follow paperwork and process, from stock control to reporting profit margins – full training on systems and process given

The salary and benefits package

  • Great salary package subject to experience
  • Great work/life balance with rota 4 days on and 3 days off
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Team discount at all venues and itison with comp. event tickets
  • 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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