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4 months ago
Apex Hotels
Salary: £28,000 per annum and Generous Benefits Package
Location: Bath
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Kitchen and Catering
Category: Chef and Catering Jobs
Our people have spoken! We are one of the top 50 best companies to work for in London and Scotland.

Here at Apex Hotels, we offer unlimited opportunities for professional and personal growth, the unique privilege to be coached and mentored by some of the best professionals in the industry and an all-round warm and friendly work environment. It goes without saying that we also offer generous pay and benefits too.

We are looking for a Sous Chef who is warm and friendly, has a can-do attitude and puts our guests at the heart of everything they do.


* A proven track record and strong management and organisational skills gained in a 3 or 4 star hotel kitchen.

* Previous experience at Sous or Junior Sous Chef level is essential.

* A good knowledge of Health and Food Safety.


As Sous Chef you will assist the Head Chef in the running of the kitchen. Your roles and responsibilities will include:

* Ensuring the cleanliness on the kitchen and store areas are in line with food hygiene legislation

* You will assist the Head Chef with the management and training of the kitchen team and also the recruitment of new chef’s.

* You will lead the team in the Head Chefs absence.

* You will assist with the financial and commercial aspects of the department, involving ordering and managing stock.

* Respond to audits that are completed by the company to ensure continual improvement is achieved.

* Assist the manager in controlling the kitchen budget, in relation to occupancy, department expenses and staff rota’s.


You will have excellent people management and organisational skills combined with a passion for creating and delivering the highest standards in menu offering. You will also be target driven, show a good understanding of GP and financial acumen, have a positive approach to feedback and always look for improvement within budgets constraints. You will have a good knowledge of Health and Food Safety and ensure the team are implementing excellent standards.

You will be friendly and approachable; you will go the extra mile for our guests; you will provide highly consistent good service and you will lead by example.

Why join Apex Hotels?

With a dynamic environment, warm and welcoming people, great career opportunities, this is one job where you’ll look forward to coming to work. We also offer great benefits which include:

Free gym membership

Healthy meals to enjoy while you're working

50% discount in our restaurants

Guest experience overnight stay and dinner for 2 after 3 months

Spa discount

Apex employee app to keep you up-to-date with what’s happening in your hotel and across the company

Referral bonus when your friends join the team

Discounted room rates - visit our hotels in the UK for just £30/£50 per night

Help to buy a bike

Ongoing training and development

Employee of the Month and Awards Ceremony to celebrate your achievements

Discounts with external companies only available to Apex team members

Contributions to a pension scheme

Access to legal and financial advice

Critical illness cover

About Apex Hotels

We are a stylish and contemporary collection of family-owned 4* boutique hotels located in London, Scotland and Bath. Each hotel has its own unique character, but one thing’s for certain, we pride ourselves on delivering a Warmer Welcome to all our guests, no matter which hotel they choose to stay in.

If you'd like to join us as a Sous Chef, then please click apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

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