Sous Chef

Connect Personnel is seeking a Temp to Perm Sous Chef for our client in Deal, Kent.


A Sous Chef reports directly to the Head Chef. The role is made up of many varying responsibilities including:

  • Directing the food preparation process and delegating tasks
  • Cooking and preparing high quality dishes
  • Assisting the Head Chef to create menu items, recipes and develop dishes
  • Supervising all kitchen stations
  • Supervising, motivating and working closely with other Chefs of all levels
  • Being responsible for health and safety
  • Being responsible for food hygiene practices
  • Ensuring food quality and excellent standards are maintained for all dishes created
  • Assisting with determining food inventory needs, stocking and ordering
  • Ensuring the kitchen meets all regulations including sanitary and food safety guidelines


  • Level 1 and 2 Food Safety Awards
  • Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace Award
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience
  • Awareness of manual handling techniques
  • Awareness of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) and chemical safety
  • Experience of kitchen equipment
  • Experience of dangerous equipment such as knives
  • Competent level of English spoken and written

Alongside some of these more general skills:

  • Good knowledge of all sections
  • Ability to produce good quality food
  • Good oral communication
  • Team management skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Good level of numeracy
  • Enthusiasm to develop your own skills and knowledge plus those around you
  • Adaptability to change and willingness to embrace new ideas and processes
  • Ability to work unsupervised and deliver quality work
  • Positive and approachable manner
  • Team player qualities

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individuals looking for ongoing work.

Any interested candidate please contact Aliya on 07825445776 / 01322286222 or email

  • Job Number: 2003
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Deal, Kent
  • Salary: 20k-24k
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