The Princess Victoria, Shepherd’s Bush, W12 9DH

£15 per hour


The Princess Victoria pub is a fun and vibrant pub in West London. We are looking for a talented & passionate sous chef to join our kitchen team. We are a busy and successful gastropub serving high end classic pub food, roasts and pizzas. 

The role:

  • £15.00 per hour, approx 45 hours over 5 days, 2 days off
  • Leads kitchen team in head chef’s absence
  • Provides guidance to junior kitchen staff members, including, but not limited to line cooking, food preparation, and dish plating
  • Oversees and organizes kitchen stock and ingredients
  • Ensures a first-in, first-out food rotation system and verifies all food products are properly dated and organized for quality assurance
  • Keeps cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation hours
  • Hires and trains new kitchen employees to restaurant and kitchen standards
  • Manages food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimises waste, plus works with existing systems to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns
  • Supervises all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and restaurant standards
  • Works with head chef to maintain kitchen organization, staff ability, and training opportunities
  • Verifies that food storage units all meet standards and are consistently well-managed
  • Assists head chef with menu creation
  • Coordinates with restaurant management team on supply ordering, budget, and kitchen efficiency and staffing

The candidates should:

  • have at least one year’s experience in a similar role in a busy pub kitchen
  • have a passion for seasonal food and produce
  • possess a positive attitude and good communication skills
  • have exceptional knowledge of kitchen hygiene and food preparation
  • flexibility with working hours – must be available evening and weekends 

We will offer: 

  • A good wage including a share of service charge
  • Good work/life balance 
  • Good shift patterns, flexible working hours
  • The opportunity to progress within the company
  • Meals on shift
  • Online and on-site training and development
  • 50% discount on food and 25% discount on drinks in all our pubs
  • Hard work recognition, opportunity to win vouchers for a meal out
  • Company events and training days out
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Company pension 

If the above interests you and you meet our criteria, please apply now. We look forward to hearing from you.

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