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Weekend Chef

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We currently have an opportunity for a Commis Chef to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Role Responsibility

  • To assist the kitchen team in the preparation of both the retail and event menus
  • To assist in the general upkeep of the kitchen and back of house areas as and when necessary
  • To always work safely and follow Sodexo SSW with regards to food safety and health and safety
  • To actively promote the principles of ‘Have a Safe Day’ every day
  • Help where necessary with the receiving of deliveries to the venue
  • To assist the kitchen team with any other duties necessary for the successful delivery of the business contract  

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for this role will have:


  • Demonstrable experience in a high volume environment – major events or banqueting operation
  • A passionate interest in the catering industry – knowledge of current trends, well read, eats out in interesting restaurants on a regular basis, talks about  and gets excited about food
  • A competent communicator and ability to present to colleagues, peers and clients
  • Evidence of being organised and possess excellent planning skills
  • Proven ability to manage and lead a small team of casual chefs
  • An intermediate level Food Hygiene qualification



  • Supervising Food Safely Level 3 qualification
  • Experience in the delivery of banqueting operations
  • Production kitchen knowledge and/or experience

About the Company

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young persons and vulnerable adults. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.


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