Salary: £33000 – £33000

Shift hours: Permanent

Sous Chef

  • £33,000 per annum
  • Medicash – Healthcare benefits, including dental, optical and therapy treatments (includes up to 4 dependent children)
  • Aviva Digicare – Free annual healthcare check
  • Exclusive Benefits & Wellbeing site (Perks at Work)
      • Entertainment discounts – up to 55% off cinema tickets
      • Health & Wellbeing discounts – Discounts for Nuffield Health (20%) and Pure Gym (10%)
      • Travel discounts – Discounts with holiday companies such as TUI and Expedia
      • Shopping discounts – Save up to 15% at high street and online stores by purchasing Shopping Cards
  • Meals on duty
  • Vodaphone discounts
  • Pension scheme and Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 23 days + BH’s and additional day off for your birthday
  • 2 days additional leave, following return from Maternity leave during first year back
  • Competitive and supportive family benefits
  • Day off for baby’s first birthday
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • On-going training & development and career pathways
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Financial wellbeing programme and preferred rates on salary finance products

Who We Are:

Levy UK & Ireland is the vibrant and exciting sector of Compass Group, the world’s largest catering company. We work at some of the greatest venues in the world, delivering legendary experiences in food, drink, and hospitality.

In the UK, we are proud to have a wealth of long-standing partnerships with venues across sport, entertainment, and events. Our partnerships include venues such as Wimbledon, Twickenham, Edgbaston, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, Principality Stadium, Scottish Event Campus (SEC) and ExCel London.

We are culinary champions – it’s what we do and it’s what we are passionate about. At the core of our work is the belief that sustainably sourced great food and drink, coupled with exceptional service is key to creating legendary experiences. Focused on doing the right thing’ for our people and the planet, sustainability, wellbeing, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what we do.

We have a commitment to being Net Zero by 2027, are official partners of the British Paralympic Association, and are proud to pay all our team members at least the Real Living Wage or London Living Wage.

We collaborate with some of the UK’s most game-changing and well-loved brands, all sharing our vision for bringing best-in-class experiences.

More about the role:

  • Ensuring that each day there are sufficient staff allocated to all locations across site to cope with food preparation requirements
  • Liaising with management and the entire culinary team ensuring any event changes are reacted to in a timely manner
  • Lead the brigade to successfully delivering the highest possible standard expected by our business
  • Be the point of contact on a live event day, liaising with the Executive Chef and Head Chef to ensure all duties are completed and any issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Ensure that sufficient quantities of food are prepared for service counters, using correct cooking methods and agreed portion specifications set by the Executive Chef
  • Smooth day to day running of the service

About you:

  • Flexible working subject to business requirements
  • Computer literate
  • Must have proven experience as a Sous Chef within the hospitality industry
  • You will be working in a fast-paced environment so experience in large events with a high volume of casual workforce would be an advantage
  • Be comfortable cooking with fresh ingredients and have a real passion for food and be able to step up in the absence of the Head Chef when required
  • Having a real passion for hospitality, food and quality fresh ingredients.
  • Able to work under pressure, whilst maintaining a positive attitude
  • Kitchen and Team management skills are essential

At Levy UK & Ireland, we take pride in fostering a workplace culture that celebrates diversity and promotes inclusion. We believe that our differences are our greatest strengths, and we are committed to creating an environment where every individual is valued, respected, and empowered.

Our team is a vibrant tapestry of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, which enriches our creativity, innovation, and overall success. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities, promoting fairness, and ensuring that all voices are heard.

We firmly believe that a diverse team leads to innovation and creativity. We welcome candidates from all walks of life and backgrounds to join us in our mission to create a supportive and equitable work environment where everyone has the chance to excel and collaborate.

Join us in our journey towards a more diverse and inclusive world, where every person has the chance to thrive and contribute their unique talents. Together, we can achieve greatness.

Reference: compass/TP/1489165/159443

Location: Edinburgh

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