Sous Chef

Sous Chef

An exciting opportunity for a Sous Chef to join an outstanding team and become part of our rapidly growing business.

Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for someone with a strong focus on quality food to be our Sous Chef.

Our busy kitchen can serve over 1,000 meals a week so good management and communication skills are important. As Sous Chef you will be involved in the day-to-day running of the kitchen and will need to ensure we maintain our high standards, but it’s also a hands-on role so you will be required to prepare fresh food.

Some key responsibilities include:

  • Controlling of orders and storage of food supplies
  • Preparation and presentation of food
  • Assisting Head Chef with effective kitchen management
  • Ensuring food safety standards are adhered to
  • Ensuring training is up to date.

Having innovative ideas and the ability to train & implement them are vital to this role. If you have a natural drive for excellence, with the ability to prepare foods to a high standard this could be a role for you. Previous experience is essential.

In return, we are offering the successful candidate a rewarding role with scope for career progression and development.

There’s a competitive salary starting from £19,000 (which is negotiable dependent on experience) as well as all the benefits of working for a growing and well-respected company – including 28 days annual leave (rising to 33 days after 5 years), company bonus scheme, health cash plan, generous employee discounts, life assurance and much more.

The Crown Inn is set on the riverside of the picturesque village of Pooley Bridge and has recently benefitted from a major investment which has transformed both the interior and exterior. With a restaurant, bar and guest rooms, it’s a busy place to work and you never know what each shift might bring. It’s part of a group of high quality inns – all chosen for their individual charm and the team working there is handpicked to ensure high standards and warm hospitality is maintained.

Thwaites was established in 1807 and to this day remains a family run Business. We have Hotels, Inns, Pubs and a Brewery and are focused on providing superb hospitality in outstanding properties in great locations –

What are you Thwaiting for? Apply today!

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