Full Time

Sous Chef

Sous Chef

    • Location: One Garden Brighton, Stanmer Park
    • Closing date: 13th  May 2024
    • Salary: Up to £32 000
    • Hours: Full time
    • Description

      One Garden Brighton is a destination walled garden within Stanmer Park. Carefully reinvented and restored by Plumpton College, the gates opened the to the public for the first time in its history April 2020. Rooted in the past, it focuses on inspiration for the future. Whether for eating, meeting, pleasure, or plants, One Garden Brighton is a place for everyone, with things to discover every day.

      The gardens celebrate both heritage and innovation and include productive traditional fruit and vegetable gardens as well as a series of contemporary themed gardens which are designed for typical, often difficult, urban conditions. The attraction also features One Kitchen, a place to eat and drink, One Market, a retail space complete with nursery and One Events offering a range of activities and reasons to visit throughout the year.

      We believe in the power of horticulture to shape the future: to improve our food, wellbeing and environment. After a successful three seasons since opening, join us as we look to the future and the next exciting step in our journey. You will be an integral part of the team, shaping One Kitchen to reach the vision of our brand ready for the opening of the 2024 season. 

      THE ROLE

      As Sous Chef you will prepare, cook and present high quality meals in a fast-paced environment to the highest standard. Supporting the Head Chef and overseeing the day to day running of the kitchen, you will lead, manage and upskill the kitchen team. Maintaining a clean and tidy kitchen environment the postholder will be responsible for putting together menus using local produce where available.

      Supporting One Garden Events the role will also seek to deliver creative, innovative and exciting food that will delight. 

      You will be supported by the One Garden Head Chef and the Wider One Garden Brighton management team.

      You will receive a bespoke induction and allergen/food safety training. Further professional training & development opportunities are available. We’re working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It’s important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities we serve. We welcome and value difference and want everyone to be welcome in our teams.

      At Plumpton College Group we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive, and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you!

      We reserve the right to call candidates to interview/withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as soon as possible.

      Plumpton College Group is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and is dedicated to pursuing non-discriminatory policies and practices and eliminating unfair discrimination on any basis.

      We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.