We are looking for a Sous Chef to join the kitchen team, working within The Household of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. The Sous Chef will be responsible for the planning, preparation and delivery of the highest standard of food, for private dining, staff meals, receptions and other events.
You will have demonstrable experience of working as a Sous Chef (or Senior Chef de Partie) within a private house or other premier catering environment, together with a passion for the quality of the food you provide, including its origins and sustainability. You will be accustomed to planning menus, ordering and managing stock levels, budget control, health and safety (including hygiene standards and best practice), and of course delivering from menu conception through to service.
You will, ideally, have a City and Guilds Catering qualification, or equivalent, with an understanding, or working knowledge, of organic food. A flexible and adaptable approach is essential, together with the ability to work as part of a team and autonomously. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work calmly under pressure is essential.
Working in Royal Residences across the UK, a full, valid UK driving license is required, and the successful candidate must be willing to travel away from home for periods of, normally, no more than two weeks at a time.