Sous Chef

Contract Type - Permanent
39 hours per week

Employment Type - Full Time

The Thistle Trafalgar Square Hotel is located on a quiet side street right in the heart of London's West End. All 108 bedrooms at this four-star hotel have been recently refurbished and offer a great standard of comfort and style. In addition, the Royal Trafalgar has a ground floor restaurant which also benefits from a terrace so you can experience al fresco dining in the centre of London.

The Role

We believe in stretching performance by working together as one team. Can you take responsibility for the day-to-day operation of a busy kitchen to ensure that all elements of the food and beverage operation are delivered to a consistently high standard? Can you support the Head Chef with cost and portion control, ordering, team training and development and deal with guest and supplier issues where necessary?

If so then we'd love to hear from you.

Reporting to the Head Chef, you will be responsible for the Kitchen team. You will be expected to deputise for the Head of Department and to show the leadership potential to fill that role in due course.


What we look for

Can do attitude Kitchen skills Food ordering and following FIFO Kitchen management Maintaining kitchen cleanliness Doing Roaster Passionate about delivering the highest levels of service with a desire to learn, work hard and progress Comfortable in a front line role facing the public Previous experience in a fast paced service environment Have knowledge of different of cuisines. Have knowledge and understanding of HACCP and H&S High Standard and Deputise when the Head Chef is not around


What's in it for you?

  • Great development opportunities
  • Discounted rates on hotel rooms, food and drink across the glh group
  • Interest free season ticket loans (conditions apply)
  • Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Pension and Healthcare Schemes
  • Generous recommend a friend scheme
  • Apprenticeship (from Level 2 to Level 5)
  • Access to discounts and cashback through a huge range of retailers and service providers via our online benefits portal
  • Great Recognition program
  • ...and many more!