Sous Chef




Fixed term for 12 months with option to extend



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Curriculum Leader


City Campus


Sunderland College is a world-class provider of education, with four campuses located across the city offering one of the region’s largest range of school leaver and adult courses. We are expanding into our new city Campus and as such, are growing our current commercial offering to offer a more rounded experience for students and customers
We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Head Chef and Sous Chef to work within the existing Catering and Hospitality Team. The jobs will involve working permanently in our City Campus restaurant and City Bistro; delivering high quality food to both internal and external customers, as well as providing on the job training and mentoring to learners.
Successful applicants should have demonstrable experience of running successful kitchens with a key focus on food knowledge, seasonality, modern cookery techniques and development of a team. They will have extensive knowledge of the industry and be able to drive the business forward meeting and exceeding agreed income targets and levels of service.
The successful applicant will be required to work in a fully commercial capacity, operating over six days and 50 weeks a year. They will be driven and keen to succeed with a growing commercially focused team whilst assisting and effectively contributing to the successful development of learners.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate relevant experience in their personal statement, giving practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.
Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check. We are big advocates of diversity so applications are welcome from anyone who’s suitably qualified.

To find out more about this great opportunity visit alternatively email or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.

All applications must be received by 5pm Wednesday 19 October 2016

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


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