Junior Sous Chef

  • Job Reference: ELI1111
  • Date Posted: 6 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Elite Hotels
  • Location: Ashdown Park, Forest Row
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Circa £24 per annum plus Service Charge* & Live in available
  • Sector: Chefs - All Levels
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Junior Sous Chef Overview:

Our aim is to create distinctly memorable experiences and so we strive to make every meal an occasion for our guests. As Junior Sous Chef you will work as part of the kitchen team and will assist the Executive Chef, Andrew Wilson in the smooth running of the kitchen.

Our 2 AA Rosette Anderida  restaurant offers the finest British cuisine and has been praised for its use of seasonal local produce. As Junior Sous Chef you will assure that fresh quality dishes are prepared and produced to the highest standard and will assist with stock control, food safety and the organisation of daily tasks.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to progress your career and showcase your leadership skills, creativity and passion for food supported by an experienced Executive Chef in a 5 star environment. 

Junior Sous Chef Attributes/Experience:


        Enthusiasm, dedication and a genuine passion for food

        Excellent communication skills and the ability to lead and develop a team

        Have a positive can do' attitude with the ability to multitask and maintain quality

        Excellent time management skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure

        Previous experience in a similar role

        NVQ level 2 or 3 in Professional Cookery or equivalent is desirable

At Elite Hotels we have a single minded and unwavering goal to make every visit to our hotels a positive experience that customers feel compelled to talk about.

The Hotel:

Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club is a stunning grade two listed country house set in 186 acres of beautiful grounds on the edge of the Ashdown Forest. With an award winning 4 red star Hotel, fine dining two rosette Anderida Restaurant, 3 lounges, 17 conference & banqueting rooms, and fully equipped Country Club and Spa, we offer our guests a complete experience.

Why work at Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club: 

As an accredited Investor in People, we are dedicated to the development of our staff. Many of the team started out in junior roles, but have been offered training and promotional opportunities as their skills have grown. We are very fortunate to have a large percentage of long-term team members able to offer their experience and expertise to the next generation of hospitality professionals - this could be you!

For full details of the benefits on offer please take a look at our careers page: careersatelitehotels.co.uk/why-work-elite

If you feel that you can rise to this challenge, then please submit your application as soon as possible. We reserve the right to close the role early if sufficient applications are received.

 *Service charge is dependent on hours worked and sales performance and is not guaranteed