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Senior Sous Chef, L6 Restaurant

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Reference:TE0016 

Opportunity type:Permanent, Full-time 

Working hours:47.5 hours per week 

Salary:£33,419.10 per annum, plus great benefits 

Location:London - Tate Modern, Bankside  

Closing date:23 February 2020 at midnight 

We are looking for a talented and ambitious Senior Sous Chef to join the brigade in the Level 6 Kitchen and Bar team at Tate Modern one of London’s hidden iconic restaurants. The view from the restaurant is second to none, situated on the Southbank of the Thames, overlooking St. Pauls and the City of London.

This position is being offered on a full-time, permanent basis, working 47.5 hours a week. Our ideal candidate will be reliable, consistent and able to work flexible hours over a 5-day week including weekends, with a maximum of 2 evening shifts per week.

We work very closely with fantastic suppliers, and regularly showcase the very best in British meat, fish and vegetables. Within the kitchen lies state of the art equipment and multiple kitchen spaces to let creative juices flow.
We are also blessed with time here; being open in line with the gallery hours allows the chefs to have the freedom of time to create, and to explore new flavours and dishes and of course to improve the ever-difficult work life balance.

Tate Eats' aim is to be the market-leading caterer within the arts, with a strong commitment to quality, service and sustainability in the food and drink we serve. The successful candidate should share this passion and have:

• Experience gained in well-known kitchens
• Experience of helping to manage teams of around 10 chefs
• Great knowledge of and skill with food
• Strong, positive and professional communication skills
• Strong training and quality control skills
• Commercial acumen, management of budgets and great cost control
• Attention to detail and good administrative skills

So if you are a creative team player who enjoys contributing to high performing teams and delivering high standards, we’d love to hear from you.

We offer great benefits, including paid holiday, pension plan, staff training, staff meal allowance, performance and service awards, great discounts in our shops and catering outlets, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle scheme and free entry to exhibitions for you, your friends and family.

Disability Confident


As a member of the Disability Confident Scheme, we interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy. Our jobs are like our galleries, open to all. Tate Catering is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tate and covenants all profits to support Tate’s work and collection.

Application Information

Please refer to our Guidance Notes and the Job Description which can be found below and apply online. Please answer the questions fully, as selection will be based on the candidate who most closely matches the Job Description.