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Sous Chef - Milton Keynes

We are currently recruiting for a Sous Chef to join our passionate team at a wonderful site in Magna Park to cover 40 paid hours a week (5 out of 7 shift pattern), for our retail client, with service consisting of lunch and dinner, both Grab & Go and a hot offer. Our focus is fabulous food, fresh ingredients and going the extra mile with excellent customer service, and we are looking for a Sous Chef who has good food knowledge and is passionate about fresh food. 

If you enjoy working with a committed and dedicated team in an exciting environment and feel you possess the attributes listed below, then this may well be the role for you: 

· Work well under pressure with a calm, mature and professional approach 

· Excellent communicator and team leader 

· Passionate about food and have a strong knowledge of the contract catering industry 

· Excellent customer service skills 

· Innovative and creative with a desire to succeed 

- City & Guilds 706/1 And 2 or equivalent, Food Hygiene Level 2 (Level 3 within 6 months of start date), Health & Safety Level 2 (Level 3 within 6 months of start date), HAACCP Level 2 

- IT Skills 

- Very good understanding of food trends in commercial restaurants 

- Flexible, Energetic, Enthusiastic, Imaginative 

- Customer Focused 

- Sense of humour and Approachable

If so and you think you would be a great asset to Talkington Bates, then please forward your CV and Karen Haughey shall be in touch shortly. 

Location: Magna Park, Milton Keynes 

Hours of work: 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, various shifts to be agreed – may include weekday, weekend, breakfast/lunch, dinner/evening 

Salary: £30,000-£32,000 per annum 

Karen Haughey - Catering Manager 

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent 

Salary: £30,000.00-£32,000.00 per year 


· Company pension 

· Discounted or free food 

· Health & wellbeing programme 

· On-site parking 

· Sick pay 


· Monday to Friday 

· Weekend availability 


· Chef: 1 year (preferred) 

· Catering: 1 year (preferred)

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