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Sous Chef

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Application deadline: Mon 23 Jan 2017 09:00
An Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form can be downloaded from the links below and returned either by email to or returned to the HR Department or Reception in SUHQ. Alternatively, contact HR on 02476 572757. Warwick SU is committed to anti discriminatory practices and works to ensure all people are able to give their best to the SU. All decisions are taken on merit. We would encourage applications from all sections of the community in order to improve the diversity of the workforce


The salary is from £18,866 to £21,757 per annum. Subject to a 16 week probationary period.


An average of 36.5 hours per week. More hours will be worked during the 3 ten week undergraduate terms and less during vacation. Xananas opens from 9am until as late as 12.00am certain nights.


Interviews will be held on 26th January 2017. You must be available to attend an interview on this date should you be short listed.


Warwick Students’ Union is one of the most exciting and successful Students’ Union’s in the country.  Thousands of customers expect outstanding service in all of our outlets every day.

Xananas Restaurant is a stylish and relaxed bistro-style restaurant. It serves an imaginative menu of freshly prepared meals, light bites and a tempting array of delicious desserts and its central campus location makes it a firm favourite with our customers.

A vacancy has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to work as a Sous Chef in Xananas Restaurant.  Should you be successful you will be joining the company at an incredibly exciting time, as we have just relaunched our restaurant for the upcoming academic year.

To succeed in this post:

You will: -

Prepare fresh food to the highest standard

Assist the Head Chef in maintaining Hygiene and Health & Safety standards in food preparation areas

Assist the Head Chef in monitoring food costs & G.P’s

Assist the Head Chef in menu development

Be responsible for stock taking and ordering

Work alternating shifts

You should have: -

High standards of food presentation

High standards of customer care

Excellent team working skills

Experience in menu planning and costing

Working knowledge of food hygiene practices

Experience in a high volume kitchen

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to work closely with a professional team, committed to developing your skills and knowledge in this specialist area.  Are you ready for a challenge? 

Weekend and evening working are required as an integral part of the post

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