Sous Chef

Bristol  |  Hospitality

Role Type
Salary Overview
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date


To prepare dishes to the highest possible standards.  This will be conducted in line with Company policies and procedures and in a manner that fully supports our 3 Brand Values

  • We provide a feel good experience
  • We provide fashion leadership
  • We are exclusive but accessible

What you will be doing

The Role

The Sous Chef will be assisting the Head Chef  across the kitchen to ensure the smooth running of service:

  • Ensure the satisfaction of all customers by ensuring that prompt, courteous and efficient service is given by you, and your team, at all times. 
  • Consider the satisfaction of customers at all times by managing kitchen efficiencies in order that meals are provided at an appropriate speed
  • Assist the Head Chef in the recruitment of staff.
  • Produce and serve food in accordance with current authorised recipes.
  • Ensure that the department is maintained in a safe manner, free of hazards, and that the store Health and Safety Regulations are adhered to at all times.

The role in full time, working 40 hours a week. You will be required to work weekends and evenings. 

Skills and experience you need

At least 1 years’ Sous Chef experience
Good knife skills
Elementary food hygiene

About you

You will be passionate about food and quality
You thrive under pressure
You love working in a team
You are eager to develop your skills                  

About us

Harvey Nichols is not just a destination for luxury fashion.   We are also a destination for award winning restaurants.   With eleven superior dining and drinking offerings we provide our customers glamorous environments to enjoy a light lunch, an indulgent afternoon tea, a decadent cocktail or a sumptuous dinner. 

All your hard work, rewarded 

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers.   When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

A unique Learning and Development programme to support your career with us
Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance
Staff meals
Seasonal staff parties and team days
Charity day to support your good cause


The process from here is simple;

Your application will be reviewed by a specialist recruiter in our HR Team
If suitable you will be called and asked a few simple questions and if expectations match we will invite you for a paid trial
Your final stage will be to meet a Manager in either the restaurant or brasserie depending on your experience, your preference and where we think you will excel
You will be in contact at all times with the recruiter so you can ask as many questions as you like


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