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Sous Chef

Compass UK


Sous Chef

Job Description

What you'll be doing:

Sous Chef - Pastry

40k Basic


Working at one of London’s most prestigious football clubs, the ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in the ordering of food, managing staffing requirements, stock management for the Meetings & Events business and execution of the pastry production. You will also be required to assist the match day pastry side of the business when required, deputising in the Pastry Chefs absence.

This is a “hands on” role, requiring a positive can-do attitude and a high level of attention to detail.


  • Overall responsibility for the daily operation; H&S, staffing, production, menu engineering and development                                                                                                                                               
  • Staff welfare and development                                                                                                                             
  • Online purchasing system, working closely with our purchasing team and site operational manager                                                                                                                                                                           
  • Improving sales and footfall with seasonal on trend menus                                                                             
  • Producing menus and new dishes with specifications, recipe and costing cards. Menus to be in line with Levy’s vision and ethos on food. Seasonal. Sustainable. Locally sourced where possible                                                                                                                             
  • Monitoring stock levels along with monthly stock takes                                                                                                   
  • Aim for a zero-food waste kitchen

This document is a guide to the work you will initially be required to undertake, you may be required to undertake any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Pastry Chef from time to time.  This job description may be changed from time to time to incorporate changing circumstances and business requirements.  It does not form part of your contract of employment.

Hours of Work

Hours of work will be determined by the needs of the business and subject to the Working Time Directive and any Workforce agreement that is in place.  This role will involve evening and weekend work.

Person Specification

  • Proven experience working as a pastry chef in a fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Good knowledge of different types of pastry, desserts and cake decorating
  • Passionate about food
  • Motivated by a passion for quality ingredients and great service delivery
  • Creative in thinking and approach
  • Exemplary communication skills and ability to liaise with clients
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good leadership skills and also able to people manage and/or work alone

Work Enhancements

  • Competitive salary
  • Uniform provided
  • Free staff meals
  • Job skill enhancement training and courses available
  • Company pension scheme

Who we are:

Levy UK + Ireland is the sports and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland . It is the market leader in the provision of legendary food and drink experiences at some of the UK’s most significant sporting, arena, and leisure venues.

Through strong client partnerships, Levy UK + Ireland creates bespoke food concepts, service standards and pioneering design, implementing a guest-first approach and ongoing innovation at each venue. With a company-wide passion for food, Levy UK + Ireland creates menus and food experiences that feature fantastic seasonal dishes, with a strong focus on British ingredients.

As well as providing tailor-made concepts for its clients, Levy UK + Ireland also delivers corporate hospitality, event catering, venue sourcing and support services, through its portfolio of businesses. These include Keith Prowse , Payne and Gunter , andLime Venue Portfolio .


LinkedIn  Levy UK

Twitter @Levy_UK 

Instagram @Levy_UK_ Ireland

Facebook @Levy_UK   

Levy UK + Ireland is a sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland  which is part of Compass Group Plc, the world's leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services on our clients' premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business + Industry, Defence, Offshore + Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports + Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

Compass Group UK+I


Job type
London, United Kingdom
F&B kitchen
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration