Junior Sous Chef

Junior Sous Chef

We are looking for an experienced Junior Sous Chef with a background in fine dining or a high quality, fresh food establishment for a unique boutique hotel and restaurant near Oxford. The hotel has 23 bedrooms, 2 restaurants, an award-winning cocktail bar, private dining rooms and events space. Menus are fresh, seasonal and focused on local produce including sustainable fish and rare-breed meats – which come from their own local farm. The Head Chef has a very craft-led approach to food, so everything is made in-house including nose to tail butchery, foraging, open-fire cooking, house pickles and ferments, desserts, and pastry etc. The team is young, focused and work hard, standards throughout are high.

Required: Qualifications / Skills / Experience

  • Passion and enthusiasm for food and quality,
  • Relevant experience in a similar fresh food environment.
  • Professional Cookery level 2 or 3
  • Creative flair & attention to detail
  • Team player with a strong work ethic
  • Meticulous, organised and punctual


Our ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and reliable Junior Sous Chef, up to date with modern cooking techniques, even-tempered and quality driven with the skill base to move about the kitchen as needed and take responsibility for some kitchen management duties.

This employer is committed to the support and development of the whole team in an inclusive and nurturing environment providing excellent chef training, opportunities for promotion and a good work/life balance.


  • Up to £36,000 per annum
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Meals on duty
  • Complimentary dinner for two every 12 months in any of our restaurants
  • Annual staff party
  • 50% staff discount across the group.
  • Monthly incentives
  • £500 recruitment referral for successful applicants
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Pension scheme

5-day week, straight shifts

Own transport recommended due to location.


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