Junior Sous Chef, Rivervale Barns

Junior Sous Chef – £29,000 per annum  

Rivervale Barn, Mill Farm, Mill Ln, Yateley GU46 7SS 

Full Time   

Start Date Mid-May 2021  

Please submit a covering letter with your application 

Beautifully constructed, perfectly designed with weddings in mind and staffed by the most caring and passionate wedding experts, Rivervale Barn is a venue unlike any other. We offer you everything you need for your wedding day and you’ll be able to create memories that will last a lifetime with us. Rivervale Barn isn’t really ours: it’s yours. 

Artemis at Rivervale Barn are embarking on a large-scale recruitment process to meet the demands of our forward booking schedule, which is full with events that had to change booking dates due to lockdown.   

If you are an experienced professional hoping to restart your hospitality career, then our company can provide what most others can’t, a secure future with lots of pre-booked work, and plenty of ongoing advancement opportunities.   

Artemis are looking for a passionate Junior Sous Chef based at Rivervale Barn the successful candidate must be self-motivated, have a passion for good food and service, calm under pressure and be able to work in a small team. Experience in weddings and conferences, 100+ covers, fine dining, together with a strong background in food led establishments.   

Artemis is a company that is proud to provide the finest quality, modern British food and drink to high end wedding clients, across 11 beautiful, privately owned estates around the UK. Rivervale Barn and Artemis have successful partnered over a number of years, operating an elegant wedding venue with demanding clientele who expect nothing but the highest levels of service and everlasting memories. 


  • 1 years’ experience in a Chef position used to providing for 100+ covers using fresh ingredients 

  • An understanding of HACCP from ordering, delivery checks, temperature recording and general management duties required for such a position. 

  • Own transport is essential due to the location 

  • Candidates must be eligible to work full-time in the UK 


  • Day to day management of the venue kitchen reporting directly to your Head Chef  

  • The ability to work with our allergens policy and kitchen management package 

  • Working alongside your Head Chef to manage the high standards of cleanliness by following daily cleaning procedures 

  • Working alongside your Head Chef to plan monthly rotas and staff holidays 

  • Daily ordering from suppliers, monthly stock takes 

  • Communication with the General Manager and Event Managers on site 

  • Managing our Checkit food recording through the portal (full training given)   

  • Some lone working 

Benefits of working with us 

  • Exceptional hours with only a few late nights – 45 hrs per week 

  • Full uniform provided and laundered 

  • Having the ability to see and work at other venues across our estate   

  • Working in modern fitted kitchens with quality equipment using fresh ingredients 

  • We use Checkit as our everyday food management system giving you confidence in managing a busy kitchen. 

  • The ability to plan and test new dishes as part of our commitment to chef training 

  • Competitive rates of pay 

  • Company bonus scheme 

  • Pension scheme 

Please submit a covering letter with your application  

Salary £29k per annum  

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