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Junior Sous Chef, Quod

Quod is an independent, bustling, city centre restaurant, bar & terrace with over 250 seats. Located on Oxford’s famous High Street. Quod is open all day, every day serving breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner. The menu consists of European classics with an emphasis on British produce. The busy restaurant, with a high level of repeat business, is open every day of the year.

Quod is part of ‘The Oxford Collection’; a small, privately owned group of hotels and restaurants comprising of Gees Restaurant & Bar, the Old Parsonage Hotel, Parsonage Grill, the Old Bank Hotel and Quod Restaurant & Bar.

We offer support, training, and development opportunities to help your career flourish. We believe that investment in each and every one of our ‘collectives’ is key to the success of our business and the happiness of our customers. As a member of our team, we are looking for an exceptional candidate who shares these values.

We are looking for a Junior Sous Chef to join the kitchen team run by Rohan Kashid, Head Chef.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Thrive on giving guests a memorable experience
  • Support the Sous Chef and Head Chef with the induction and training of new kitchen team members
  • Have effective time management skills
  • Be passionate about cooking seasonal ingredients
  • Have experience in similar restaurants, although full training will be provided

Typical duties of this role are:

  • Confidence in running and overviewing all the sections in the kitchen
  • Ensure consistency in delivering the Restaurant’s high standards
  • Maintain prep levels appropriate to sales volume
  • Ensure all deliveries are put away as soon as it arrives and stock is rotated using the First In First Out method checking “Use by Dates”
  • Attend and participate in all team meetings

We offer a sensible shift pattern across a 45-hour week (Monday to Sunday rota with 2 days off) with an OTE up to £14.52 per hour, £33,976 per year.

Based on 45 hours per week, including non-contractual tronc (service charge).

In return we offer:

  • Meals on duty
  • 50% discount on food within our restaurants
  • Up to £700 recruitment incentive
  • Membership in our Employee Assistance Programme with Hospitality Action
  • Over time, opportunities to develop within our Company
  • Uniform provided
  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays per annum
  • Paid day off on your birthday
  • Team awards and prizes
  • Hospitality Rewards: offering discounted gym membership, high-street and online shopping discounts, discounted vouchers, and a cashback card

Eligibility to work within the UK must be proven and two references should be available on request.