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Sous Chef

Catering Services

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £23,487 to £25,627 per annum
Grade:  Grade 06
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 25 January 2022
Interview Date:  Wednesday 09 February 2022
Reference:  R210586
Release Date:  Monday 10 January 2022

Supporting the Chef Manager ensuring the overall success of food production across campus directing and developing the business across its service outlets, ensuring that the agreed, highest attainable standards for the quality and variety of food and menus on offer to clients, customers and visitors are consistently delivered. Supporting to ensure costs are in line with budget.

You will be based in the main building of Aston University. Daily duties include the preparation of food for service, ensuring all food safety and health and safety is adhered to. Assist in the ordering of products to ensure consistent availability and the general running of a production kitchen. 

Due to the size of the operation you will have no direct reports. The role would be suitable for someone looking for their next career move, as a first time Sous chef.

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered.

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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

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