Sous Chef

Dawlish, Devon
Salary: £28,080.00 /year

Cofton Holidays is a 5 star holiday park and is looking for a Sous Chef to join their established team. At Cofton we spoil our guests with top quality facilities, great local food and a beautiful well-kept park. We are able to do this by continuous investment and an eye for the small details

This is a permanent position of 5 days, to include weekends, 45 hours per week.

The successful applicant will need to ensure the safe and effective running of the kitchen operation, providing support to the wider kitchen team and act as Head Chef in his/her absence, duties to include:-


  • Clear and effective communication with HR, Front of House Management and Supervisors, Company Directors and of course the Head Chef
  • Staff inductions and ongoing training
  • Provide a safe environment for staff to work in
  • Reporting of staff time management
  • Delegation of Kitchen Staff duties and resource management
  • Manage the health and safety of Junior staff including company Health & Safety practices and COSHH
  • Safer Food Better Business management and Safe Food practices
  • Menu development input – weekly specials, function menus & costing
  • Food ordering, checking deliveries, a FIFO stock management system & stock taking
  • Food wastage reporting and profit margin awareness
  • Reporting maintenance problems and incident management
  • Ensure all kitchen staff are dressed appropriately
  • Ensuring service is smooth & food is delivered consistently to the correct volume and standard

Benefits include –

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Complimentary use of leisure facilities
  • Uniform provided
  • Staff Menu available whilst on duty
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Reduction on accommodation for friends and family
  • Staff Discount Card

Hourly rate dependent upon experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Job Type: Full-time

In addition to these functions employees are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required.

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