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Job Introduction

As a 2nd Chef / Sous Chef at Sodexo at Main kitchen Battlesbury Barracks Warminster Your culinary expertise and organizational excellence will lead an entire food and beverage production. You'll be providing this service for our armed forces personnel, improving their quality of life every day! Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong in a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way. 

What you’ll do:   

  • Lead the kitchen in the absence of your senior colleagues & provide support for the production team 
  • Direct the preparation/duties to the commis chefs, chef de parties and other kitchen staff.
  • Assisting/sharing in ordering, prep, stock control, to running service & clean down.
  • Ensuring strict adherence to all EHO guidelines and systems
  • improvisation and maximise the use of existing stocks where necessary.
  • Working with the FOH team to drive the service excellence
  • Work on the range with the kitchen team to train, guide & develop 
  • Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations  
  • Prepare, produce and present food to the highest standard 

What you bring:  

  • NVQ lv 2/3 or experience working in a busy kitchen environment 
  • Basic IT skills, with Microsoft packages experience
  • Experience in menu planning and production  
  • Exposure to bulk cooking  
  • The enthusiasm to develop and learn new skills.
  • A positive and approachable manner
  • If you have experience in the above, but don't hold experience as a 'sous chef' we would still love to hear from you

What we offer:

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we also offer a range of resources, rewards and benefits for our colleagues and their families:

  • Unlimited access to an online platform offering mental health and wellbeing support.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to help with everyday issues or larger problems where you may need additional support, including legal and financial advice, support with work related issues or personal issues such as bereavement.
  • Access to a free health and wellbeing app that provides rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and includes access to a 24hr virtual GP and various other services.
  • The Sodexo Discounts Scheme, offering great deals 24/7 (also open to friends and family) and/or the prepayment cashback card.
  • Money Insights and financial benefits via the Salary Finance Platform.
  • Save for your future by becoming a member of the Sodexo Retirement Plan
  • A death in Service benefit for colleagues who pass away whilst employed by Sodexo
  • Opportunities to enable colleagues to grow and succeed throughout their career at Sodexo, including apprenticeships and a variety of learning and development tools.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme to help colleagues to do their bit for the environment whilst keeping fit.
  • Volunteering Opportunities to enable all colleagues to help support worthwhile causes in our communities.
  • Flexible and dynamic work environment  
  • Competitive compensation  
  • Full training and full protective uniform supplied  

Ready to be part of something greater? Apply today!  

Package Description

  • 40 hours per week
  • 5 out of 7 every other 4th weekend
  • £12.30 per hour 
  • Free Car parking
  • Sodexo rewards & discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme


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About the Company

About Sodexo

At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better everyday for everyone to build a better life for all. As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, we operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We are a forces friendly 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’re a ‘ban the box’ employer, which means we don’t ask people to disclose their convictions unless the role needs a security check. 

We recognise the potential of people with convictions in the job market. Helping those with a criminal history securing employment is not only critically important for the individuals themselves but can also be hugely beneficial for wider society. Offering second chances can be an effective investment in local communities and a great solution for local skills and labour market needs. 

Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

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