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Sous Chef

Catering
Salary:   £21,585 to £24,983
Closing Date:   Monday 10 September 2018
Interview Date:   Wednesday 19 September 2018
Reference:  M188

Sous Chef

To support our growing team and business demands, Lancaster University has an exciting new opportunity for a Sous Chef.

As Sous Chef, you will work to support our Head Chef and will take the lead in his absence. You will be working in a fast-paced environment across our range of outlets and offers at the University. You will also have the opportunity to work with our Development Chef supporting in menu and recipe design.

You will have the drive to deliver our existing events and concepts with flair. Working with our Head Chef and team of chefs, you will help to make Lancaster University an outstanding place to eat. You will have already worked as a Sous Chef or at a Chef de Partie level.

Lancaster University has a diverse range of UK and International Students and Visitors, as such we have a wide range of offers across the campus.  Ranging from student sports bars, funky cocktail bars, a traditional ale pub, bars with over 100 gins and fast paced casual dining. In addition to this, we cater for conferences and external customers, fine dining dinners and everything in between. 

You will have a genuine love for fresh food and be knowledgeable and passionate about ingredients and current food trends and relish the opportunity to be creative and flexible

Who would it suit?

To be a successful Sous Chef, you will be a passionate foodie who enjoys cooking on the creative edge. You will have experience of working in a fast-paced environment with fresh produce. You will be full of enthusiasm and have the culinary expertise to support and direct those around you to work to a high standard.

What’s in it for me?

Opportunity to develop your own knowledge by working in this energetic team. A chance to compete in competitions and attend training through our membership with TUCO. Time to visit other universities/food concepts to develop your food knowledge.

The successful candidate will receive an attractive salary, pension scheme, generous holidays and a range of flexible benefits.

You will need to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, weekends. Please note, this is a full time all year round position.

Join this fast growing spectacular, modern campus just south of the vibrant city of Lancaster. Where you can forge a successful future within our Hospitality team.          

This is a chance for a chef with ambition to join our team - named University of the Year 2018 by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 and Top ten in all three UK league tables; we score particularly highly for student satisfaction and employability.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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