Sous Chef - Training Ground

Sous Chef - Training Ground
  • £31,000 per annum
  • 5 out of 7 days per week
  • 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 1st 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:

Le vy 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.

Focussed 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:


We are looking for a Sous Chef to lead our hospitality dining experiences with a flourish of finesse and flair.

Our venue is all about quality and innovation, where you will work with the Head Chef on menu development and standards to deliver exceptional hospitality experiences for all players at the training ground. Ensuring we never compromise on quality and flavour and nutrition through exceptional professional standards.

You role will include:
  • Lead effective and collaborative communication with all key internal and external stakeholders
  • Supervise the delivery of the food service provision required utilising all available resources effectively and efficiently ensuring that all meals are provided to the required quality standards at the specified times to create a consistent customer experience and avoid any service failures or penalties
  • Plan food production and process orders via nominated systems and use the correct approved Compass vendors
  • Check invoices and delivery notes and report any anomalies
  • Supervise the receipt, correct storage and quality of commodities and report any concerns or observations
  • Follow all recipes provided to ensure full compliance of nutritional/dietary requirements
  • Attend Craft Forums, share knowledge and provide constructive feedback to the Food Operations Team
  • Follow all waste control procedures using the Food Production Process (FPP) guidelines
  • Assist with the preparation of all function/hospitality menu costs in accordance with the correct pricing structure

Who you are:

We have a guest first approach and you will showcase how you are able to adapt style to a broad range of experiences.

You will be commercially minded with evidence of successfully managing costs in line with exceptional delivery and evidence experience of supervising or managing people.

You will have access to additional learning through apprenticeships and support from Senior Chefs within our business. You will be involved in everything from menu planning to delivery on the day, making everything from bread to desserts.

Essentials:
  • City and Guilds 706/2 or NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene/level 2


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.

Wefirmly believethat a diverse team leads to innovation and creativity. We welcome candidates from allwalks of lifeand backgrounds to join us in our mission to create a supportive andequitablework 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.

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.

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