Overview

As our Events Business kicks off again and we look to a busy year ahead, its the time to strengthen our Kitchen Brigade and are looking for a Senior Sous Chef at the top of their game, to join our highly successful team at The Grand Hotel, Brighton.

The Grand is at the centre of a thousand tales, the location of a million memories and a champion for all things Brighton & Hove. We are fizzing with anticipation and excitement for the next stage of our own journey…Is it time to start the next chapter in yours? Don’t let the exciting opportunity to join our #exceptionalteam in the role of Senior Sous Chef pass you by. We’re progressive, independent, and free-spirited – it’s just the fabric of the building that’s historic, not our approach to business! If you’re looking for the #bestplacetowork, look no further!

This position will be a key contributor to the success of our Events delivery, as well as supporting our Sous and Junior Sous brigade in both Cyan Restaurant and The Grill! You will report directly to the Executive Head Chef, with a primary responsibility of ensuring that the Events brigade are delivering a fantastic level at all times, focused on the highest quality and appearance of each finished plate before serving to the customer whether that be for a high-profile banquet expertly executed for 500, the perfect meal to accompany a special Wedding Day or a light lunch for hundreds of conference attendees.

This Role Includes

As a Sous Chef already, you’ll have experience in a high volume but “a la carte” standard food production and have strong leadership skills. You’ll love to teach and develop chefs and be able to communicate well at all levels. It gets busy so you’ll need to be extremely organised but calm under pressure whilst maintaining exceptional standards – you’ll be a role model for the team you work with!

In return for your passion and commitment, we offer a market leading and unrivalled benefits package including a share of service charge, complimentary gym facilities, hotel recognition scheme and incentive programme (including cinema tickets, free dinner & afternoon tea, cash rewards), discounted use of hotel facilities, workplace pension & life assurance, employee assistance programme, and a high street, local attraction & retail perks and discount programme.

If you are truly passionate about delivering the highest standards of food for your guests and see yourself as part of a diverse, award winning team who deliver amazing hospitality consistently, then apply now – this IS a step worth taking! 

About The Grand Hotel

A visit to The Grand Brighton is whatever you make it. Indulge in delicious fresh seafood and local produce at our restaurant, Cyan; escape the breezy beach with a trip to the bar; head to the stunning Victoria Terrace for an award-winning afternoon tea; or simply stay, play and tick Brighton off your bucket list with your base as the most iconic hotel in the city, located right on the seafront in Brighton town centre. Our walls tell a thousand stories, now come and write yours.

We are taking flexible, risk-free future bookings so you can book with confidence. Plus, as a thank you for booking directly you'll enjoy our best rates and a free bottle of wine. We've put together a whole host of upgrades, add-ons and outdoor activities that we think you'll love, so you can explore more than ever before