Sous Chef

Job role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sous Chef to join our onsite hospitality provision.

You will be motivated and passionate about delivering excellent quality food and high standards of customer service to staff, students and external customers. You will have a flair for creativity and the ability to work in an energetic established team. Creating menus, working within budget targets and most importantly coaching a small group of training student chefs.

What do you need to be successful?

Coupled with a passion to teach and either food hygiene certificate or relevant chef qualifications or the willingness to work towards this qualification. Most importantly you will have demonstrable experience of leading or supervising a team with the ambition to progress and develop other’s and contribute to the success of our hospitality offering by providing technical input to new food offers and participating in project planning activities.

What are the benefits of this role?

You will be joining a team who are passionate about culinary excellence and dedicated in their ability to think outside the box and try new ideas. We run a wide variety of events from parties, weddings, festivals and conferences giving the successful candidate an opportunity to use their culinary talent with the leadership team to create new ideas and develop the hospitality offering to increase turnover and future-proof our offering. This position offers a great work life balance with 2 full days off per week, with occasional weekend and evening work.

What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group?  

Activate Learning – why us? At Activate Learning we are pioneering education with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our Learning Philosophy. Our student experience is the result of our attention to detail in recruiting, developing and retaining the right staff who match and promote the values and behaviours of our brand. Our employee experience is a vital part of this process.

Our award-winning Learning Philosophy has driven new models of applied learning and inspires transformation and aspirations across our employees to make a difference. Generous annual leave entitlements, access to training and development, travel subsidies – bus and train, cycle scheme, onsite parking (first come first served), plenty of public transport options for all sites, discounted membership to the Lifestyle Centre (on some campuses) and Employee Assistance Programme.

To apply, please complete an application form or attach a CV and send to the email address below, with 'College Jobs' as the subject.