Sous chef - The Beach Hut

We currently have an exciting vacancy for a Sous Chef, to assist the Head Chef in the smooth running of the Beach Hut Kitchen. The successful candidate will help to ensure The Beach Hut continues to provide an exceptional guest experience.

The Beach Hut is well known as one of Cornwall’s best beach-side hang-outs. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the menu is classic. The views are fantastic. Rarely quiet, The Beach Hut is a vibrant venue where the buzz of conversation rivals the sound of the sea.



The role

Job title
Sous chef - The Beach Hut

Watergate Bay


£21,000 - £24,000 per annum

Job type

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What you'll be doing on a weekly basis

  • Supporting and training chefs from senior chef de partie and below.
  • Preparing food in areas of the kitchen assigned by a superior and to carry out cleaning and any reasonable duties requested.
  • Managing the total running of the kitchen when required or asked to do so.
  • Helping to ensure a safe environment for both staff and guests and adhering to the company’s health and safety policy and procedures.
  • Assisting the Head Chef in the effective and efficient organisation, supervision and control of the kitchen operation.
  • Preparing, cooking and portioning of all dishes to the hotel’s standards of quality and quantity.
  • Reporting for duty punctually, wearing the correct uniform and protective clothing and adhering to specified grooming standards.


What you offer

  • Previous experience in a similar establishment.
    NVQ 2 Food Hygiene certificate/training.
    Basic computer skills.
    Management experience.
    Interest and passion for the food industry.
    Flexible attitude to working hours and variable shift patterns.
    Creative and is aware what trends are in the catering business.
    Excellent International culinary knowledge across various cuisine types.
    Good leader/staff motivator.
    Calm under pressure.
    Desire and ability to train others.

Why you should choose Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay Hotel is a relaxed professional place to work in a beautiful location right on the beach

Excellent career prospects in an ever expanding organisation.

Special rates for you and your friends & family to stay at Watergate Bay Hotel

Staff discounts on treatments in Swim Club

Discounts for you and your friends & family at Zacry’s, The Beach Hut, Living Space, Fifteen Cornwall

Staff discounts at Shop on the Beach and other partner businesses

Free surf lessons and free use of surfboards and wetsuits from the Extreme Academy

Social events throughout the year