Sous Chef

We are recruiting a Sous Chef on a Full-Time, Permanent Basis. Working hours are 38 hours per week, to include alternate weekends. Pay rate up to £14.64 per hour.

The role of Sous Chef
You will be required to assist in the day to day running of a very busy production Kitchen, supplying food for the highly successful Restaurant in the Garden Centre. This role also entails the overseeing of counter service on the Carvery & Pizza Oven. You will supervise other kitchen staff and provide motivation as and when required.

This role benefits from Sociable hours with no split-shifts as well as alternate weekends off plus a day off in the week and only one late night a week.

About You
This role is well suited to a self-motivated, enthusiastic, and hardworking individual with excellent customer service skills. The successful candidate will be proactive and energetic and be able to work in a busy fast paced environment. You should have previous catering/hospitality-based experience and excellent communication skills.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided

Haskins Garden Centres
Haskins is a family owned, award winning business with 5 destination garden centres across the South of England, each with a large restaurant.

We constantly strive to improve the service and experience we offer our customers, that’s why the recruitment of our people is so important to us. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, have a sense of humour and an eagerness to learn, we want you to join our friendly, happy team.


When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.