Chef needed to help El's Kitchen grow

Ladywell deli is El's Kitchen is expanding its food-to-go offer and searching for a chef to help them grow. We're always keen to help promote local job opportunities and the last time we ran an ad for El's Kitchen, two readers got jobs out of it. Let's hope we get a similar result this time. El says:

El’s Kitchen delicatessen is looking for an experienced and qualified cook to join our motivated and friendly team in Ladywell, South East London. We’re looking for an aspirational sous chef who is ready to take on more responsibility and help us develop and launch a new line of ready meals as well as increasing our range and volume of food-to-go. You will be responsible for producing delicious, seasonal food made with fresh ingredients and ensuring that the kitchen is run smoothly, safely and hygienically. 

With 2-3 years experience as a sous chef or equivalent, you will also have NVQ level 1 or 2 in food preparation and cooking or equivalent and hold an intermediate or advanced Food Hygiene certificate. Accountable for all aspects of the management and the administration of the food operation, you will have demonstrable experience of menu planning, controlling food costs and achieving GP% combined with culinary flair.

The position is full-time (32-40 hours per week). You’ll be working straight day shifts with the occasional evening and weekend shift as required to fulfil catering commissions and in-house events.

We aim for El’s Kitchen to be a fun place to work, where you’re well rewarded for working hard and doing a great job. El’s Kitchen is still a new business so we look for people who are able to adapt and grow with us in the future.

Contact for an application form.