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Junior Sous Chef Derbyshire

Sous Chef - Derbyshire, East Midlands

Ref: 311Wednesday 22 June 2022


KSB Recruitment are looking for a Junior Sous Chef to work in a luxury hotel in the heart of Derbyshire. The venue is nestled in 35 acres of wonderful gardens, wild meadows, and woodland. This beautiful location has recently had a £9 million refurbishment, including a brand-new Kitchen, which offers a seasonal food menu! This is a perfect homely retreat for friends and families. The role is perfect for someone looking to start their career as a sous chef and gain exceptional experience from a knowledgeable Head Chef.

The role:

  • Cooking seasonal food with a modern British twist to a high standard
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen
  • Ensuring the smooth running of the kitchen in the Head Chef’s absence
  • Using freshly grown herbs from the estate's very own kitchen garden
  • Experience in dealing with guests as required to cook outside for woodland feasts
  • Bringing new ideas and trends to the business and achieving tangible cost-effective results
  • A positive attitude and ability to create a buzz in the kitchen to keep the team motivated
  • Delivery and production of quality food for events and weddings, ensuring the delivery of high-quality services to our customer


  • Excellent time management skills
  • Willing to work well as part of a team
  • Be prepared to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Have detailed knowledge of classical and modern cooking techniques
  • Be able to work under the highest of pressures delivering food to a high standard
  • Previous experience working in busy restaurants would be ideal


  • Salary of £26,000 - £28,000
  • Great way to progress your career
  • Great work-life balance 
  • Fantastic new company with great career progression opportunities
  • Future new openings across the UK planned
  • Live-in available on short-term basis