First Team Sous Chef - Sheffield United Football Club - Tuesday 30th November 2021

£40 yearly
  • SportsJobFinder
  • Sheffield, UK
  • Nov 22, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Sheffield United Football Club have an exciting opportunity for a chef who is passionate about nutrition and healthy food to join our team. The First Team Sous Chef will be part of the Sheffield United FC first team inter-disciplinary sport science team and the kitchen department. The position will involve supporting and assisting the First Team Head Chef.


Role Responsibilities:


Assist the First Team Head Chef with the preparation and cooking of nutritious meals for the first team players and members of staff.

Be responsible for ordering produce alongside the Head Chef, including sourcing the best local ingredients to improve the nutrient density of the food cooked for the first team.

Reduce food waste by ensuring correct food availability.

Regularly run food hygiene and health and safety audits in the kitchen to ensure that a 5-star hygiene rating is met.

Where possible do live cooking to first team players requirements and lead demonstrations and workshops with the first team players helping improve their cooking skills and abilities.

Be able to travel with the first team to ensure their dietary requirements are met in the hotel as well as on the bus when travelling from games so recovery is optimised.

Advise adequate portion control at mealtimes.

Ensure excellent presentation of food at mealtimes with fresh local ingredients.

Be creative with menus and to be able to understand the benefits of nutritious food to aid performance and recovery.

Be versatile with budgets and be able to create menus within a specific budget.


Essential Criteria for the role:









Experience working full time in a 4-star restaurant.


Level 3 food hygiene certificate.


Minimum of Level 3 City and Guilds in catering or equivalent.


Passionate about healthy food.


High standard of food presentation skills.


Hard working and well organised with well-established time management skills.


Flexible with working hours to include weekends and bank holidays, as well as working away where required.


Desirable Criteria for the role:


Experience of working in a professional sport environment.


Closing date for applications is Tuesday 30th November 2021.
Please note that in the instance of high volumes of applications we may close this vacancy earlier than the closing date noted above.

Eligibility for Employment in the UK

In accordance with current legislative requirements the successful applicant must produce documentary verification of their eligibility to work in the UK and will not be allowed to start work until this has been received.

Equality and Diversity

Sheffield United FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital








status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment.