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Head Chef

Job Introduction

About the role 

At Sodexo, we are passionate about food and our kitchen and restaurant is surrounded with the finest of aromas. From herbs and marinades, to freshly cracked pepper, your nose will tingle with sensory delight.

To provide this excellent service, we have a team of fantastic Head Chefs that help prepare and serve those vibrant and mouth-watering dishes, and we currently have an exciting opportunity for you to join our close-knit team!

Being the first face many of our colleagues and clients will see, you’ll be a role model when it comes to what great service will look like. You’ll assist with the preparation and serving of our enticing dishes, ensuring that all areas of the restaurant are kept glistening along the way!

A few things about you  

We want you to bring your great communication skills, your flair for fine dining and your positive can-do attitude when you join us at our newly refurbished and modern restaurant.

Your experience with catering, Food safety Level 3 and Level 3 Chef qualification is a must, and you’ll have the pleasure and excitement of working with the finest and freshest ingredients.

Sodexo embeds a strong safety culture in everything we do. There will be company procedures to follow alongside our Health & Safety practises so it is vital that you will champion this.  

Package Description

  • Head Chef
  • Monday – Friday
  • 7am – 3pm
  • £13.46 per hour
  • Free Parking and bicycle storage
  • Cycle to work scheme

About the Company

Why choose Sodexo? 


You don’t just join Sodexo, you belong.    

What do we mean when we say belong?   

It’s simple. You create a company where everyone is respected and feels that their ideas count. You take care of the quality of life of your people. You make your workplace inclusive, encouraging people to bring their whole self to work every day. That’s our philosophy in a nutshell.    

A career at Sodexo won’t tie you down, it actively encourages your progress. The diverse range of roles we offer is truly infinite. Whatever your skills, experience or passion, you’ll be encouraged and supported to have a fulfilling career.   

We are committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Working Parents, Sodexo Disability, So together, generations and origins.  We have also launched Be Heard which is an employee network designed to bring black colleagues together (virtually) to bring about positive change.  

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.    

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.  
Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.  


Our benefits:    

As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life, health and wellbeing for our employees we provide discounts and benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs. In addition to the essentials like 20 days holidays (plus bank holidays) and pension contribution, we can help you take advantage of being part of Sodexo with benefits such as;     

  • Sodexo Discounts - discounts from over 1,200 top retailers with you earning WOW Points (cashback) as you shop    
  • Talk – a free wellbeing support helpline for you and your family    
  • Up to three paid days each year to volunteer  
  • Your Lucky Number Employee Lottery (this also supports the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation) 
  • Cycle to work     
  • Life assurance    





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