Sous Chef

Job Description

Mango Solutions is recruiting for a sous chef in a pub on a permanent basis in Kent 


  • Leads kitchen team in chef's absence
  • Provides guidance to junior kitchen staff members, including, but not limited, to line cooking, food preparation, and dish plating
  • Oversees and organizes kitchen stock and ingredients
  • Ensures a first-in, first-out food rotation system and verifies all food products are properly dated and organized for quality assurance
  • Keeps cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation hours
  • Hires and trains new kitchen employees to restaurant and kitchen standards
  • Manages food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimises waste, plus works with existing systems to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns
  • Supervises all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and restaurant standards
  • Works with head chef to maintain kitchen organization, staff ability, and training opportunities
  • Verifies that food storage units all meet standards and are consistently well-managed
  • Assists head chef with menu creation
  • Coordinates with restaurant management team on supply ordering, budget, and kitchen efficiency and staffing

Salary: 24k - £29k 

Accommodation: : included if required 


  • Formal Culinary Training,
  • Previous Restaurant Experience,
  • Extensive Food and Beverage Knowledge,
  • Restaurant Industry Knowledge,
  • Strong Organizational Skills,
  • Attention to Detail,
  • Knowledge of Restaurant Regulations,
  • Leadership,
  • Management,
  • Positivity,
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure,
  • Self-Motivated,
  • Creative Problem-Solving Skills,
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills,
  • Exceptional Customer-Service Skills

*Mango solutions is acting as an employer for this role*