£35k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time


5 days ago


London, London


Sous Chef

When registering to this job board you will be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed in full in order that your application can be reviewed.

Sous Chef

Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury


   £35,000 per annum




  • Prepares, cooks, serves and stores the following dishes:
  • Appetizers, Savories, Salads and Sandwiches
  • Applies organization skills for mise en place
  • Sauces
  • Produces hot and cold sauces for menu items ensuring consistency
  • Eggs, Vegetables, Fruit, Rice and Farinaceous Dishes
  • Poultry and Game dishes
  • Meat dishes
  • Meat marinades
  • Carve meats
  • Fish and shellfish
  • Sauces for fish and shellfish
  • Garnishing techniques and methods of service for fish
  • Pastry, cakes and yeast goods
  • Petit fours
  • Desserts
  • Hot and cold deserts
  • Decorate, portion and present
  • Plates and Terrines
  • Prepares pastries for pate en croute.


  • Prepares Regional Dishes appropriate to the hotel menu, location and guest mix.
  • Provides direction to the Kitchen staff, including Chef de Parties, Commis, Cooks, Kitchen Attendants and Kitchen Porters.
  • Prepares in advance food, beverage, material and equipment needed for the service.




  • Control supplies and minimize wastage
  • Aiding Head Chef to reach budgeted costs of sales



  • Maintain a level of broader knowledge which enables you to handle minor problems in all fields of the department.
  • Comply with hotel rules and regulations and provisions contained in the employment handbook.
  • Comply with company grooming and uniform standards.
  • Comply with timekeeping and attendance policies.
  • Actively participate in training and development programs and maximise opportunities for
  • self-development.        
  • Comply with the company corporate code of conduct at all times.
  • Familiarise yourself with our core values which link to the desired behaviours that we expect all our employees to display.
  • Perform other tasks at the level of the role as directed by the Head Chef in pursuit of the achievement of business goals.
  • Desire and ability to improve your knowledge and abilities through on-going training.
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team with colleagues from different viewpoints, cultures and countries.




  • Demonstrate service attributes in accordance with industry expectations and company standards to include: -
  • Being attentive to guests
  • Accurately and promptly fulfilling guest requests
  • Understand and anticipate guest needs
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge which will enhance the guest experience
  • Demonstrate a service attitude that exceeds expectations
  • Take appropriate action to resolve guest complaints
  • Appreciate the dynamic nature of the hotel industry and extend these service attributes to all internal customers.
  • Production of daily allergen sheet to be signed off.
  • Ensuring all food items are produced to company specifications.
  • Be able to promote the health club/hotel products and services.




  • To ensure that all areas under their control are maintained to a very high standard of cleanliness and safety in accordance with Company policy, Health and Safety, Statutory Requirements.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and an awareness of all policies and procedures relating to Health, Hygiene and Fire Life Safety.
  • Familiarise yourself with emergency and evacuation procedures.
  • Ensure all security incidents, accidents and near misses are always logged in a timely manner and brought to the attention of your line manager. Obtain a thorough working knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 specifically relating to his/her main area of duty, also to general aspects of the hotel.


Perform other duties as assigned. May also serve as manager on duty.


  • Proven experience as Sous Chef
  • Experience in high quality customer service
  • Experience working within hospitality environments
  • Customer Service
  • Literate & numerate
  • Able to communicate in English to CEFR B2 (Intermediate)

About the Company

Company Logo Imperial London Hotels
Company Logo Imperial London Hotels
Company Logo Imperial London Hotels
Company Logo Imperial London Hotels

Imperial London Hotels

Working For Us

Do you want to work in the heart of central London, in a fast paced and lively environment where you will gain valuable skills, forge great relationships and become a part of a large team helping to deliver exceptional standards and service to all of our guests? Imperial London Hotels, an independent, family-run business, has seven hotels in Bloomsbury looking after the needs of thousands of guests and visitors each year. To enable us to meet those needs, we want people like YOU to join us and become part of our team.

Our guests and visitors are at the heart of all we do and our aim is to exceed their expectations each and every day. To make this happen, we need amazing, enthusiastic and passionate team members who are committed to delivering outstanding service.

We have job opportunities for front and back of house including reception, reservations, restaurants, bars, facilities, housekeeping and in meetings & events. We are dedicated to supporting you in your role, providing you with opportunities to develop yourself and pursue a rewarding and exciting career within the hospitality sector.

If you think you can make a difference to our guests and visitors, we want to hear from you.

Why work for us?

We want you to love working with us. In return for your talent, commitment and enthusiasm we can support you to reach your full potential. We will work with you to create environments where success is celebrated, contributions are rewarded and careers can flourish.

Company Size

100 to 499 employees


Hotels and Lodging