Smiling group on hillside
Smiling group on hillside

Sous Chef

Kitchen - Fowey Hall Hotel

Contract: Permanent
Salary: 34,000

Fowey Hall Hotel, nestled on the picturesque coast of Cornwall, is a luxury family-focused hotel known for its stunning views, exceptional service, and culinary excellence. We pride ourselves on providing an unforgettable experience for our guests, and our culinary team plays a crucial role in achieving this.
We are seeking a talented and passionate Sous Chef to join our dynamic kitchen team. The ideal candidate will have a strong culinary background, creative flair, and a commitment to delivering high-quality dishes. As Sous Chef, you will work closely with our Head Chef to lead and inspire our kitchen brigade, ensuring that our guests' dining experiences exceed expectations.  This is a full-time position, over 48 hours a week with a salary of £34,000 plus generous service charge and an excellent benefit package.

Key Responsibilites:

- Collaborate with the Head Chef to develop and execute innovative and seasonal menus.
- Oversee day-to-day kitchen operations, ensuring high standards of food quality, presentation, and consistency.
- Lead and motivate the kitchen team, providing guidance and support to enhance their skills and performance.
- Assist in managing inventory, controlling costs, and maintaining food safety standards.
- Contribute to the creation of a positive and collaborative working environment.


To succeed in this role, we are looking for someone who:

- Proven experience as a Sous Chef or similar role in a high-end kitchen environment.

- A culinary degree or equivalent professional qualification would be beneficial.

- Strong leadership and communication skills.

- Ability to work under pressure and maintain a positive attitude.

- Excellent organisational and time-management abilities.

- Passion for creating exceptional dining experiences.


Why work with us?

  • Work/life balance is priority for our team- we aim for a 4 day on 3 off working pattern so you can make sure you have time for you!
  • Knife Sponsorship Scheme – We understand the importance of a chef’s tools so we offer our kitchen team members up to £120 to put towards your very own knives.
  • Chefs dine out scheme – We want our chefs to experience new styles and tastes of dining as part of their development so every 6 months we will give you £100 on eating out at restaurant of your choice!
  • Our training and development is a little different here at LFH– we are certified by the Institute of Hospitality and offer our teams career progression by working with Umbrella Training.
  • An extra day’s holiday for your birthday 
  • EarlyPay – Need to access some of your monthly salary a little early sometimes? No problem!
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Help@Hand - Our online health and wellbeing service – Get same day remote GP appointments, Mental Health support and Physiotherapy on us.
  • Life Assurance Benefit for peace of mind for your loved ones.
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity packages 
  • Want to give back but never have the time? We will give you a paid day off for any volunteering or fundraising you would like to get involved in once a year
  • The LFH Benefit Hub – Easily accessible employee discount platform for you to take advantage of at your favourite high street and online retailers
  • 50% off Food and Beverage and the Spa across Luxury Family Hotels.
  • Incredible discounted hotel stays for you, friends and family

Please ensure you check the hotel location as some of our hotels are hidden away and you will have to use your own transport to locate us! 

Who are LFH?

Part of the Luxury Family Hotel Group, Fowey Hall Hotel has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment all 60 bedrooms, Den, Restaurant, the introduction of an outdoor pool, relaxation rooms, treatment rooms and terrace overlooking the ocean.

We are dedicated to creating an inspiring space for our team members that is fun, all-inclusive, professional and rewarding – just as a career in hospitality should be!!

Here at LFH we are an equal opportunities employer and strive to create a diverse and accessible workplace for all. We believe in a culture and inclusive team member experience that values people from all backgrounds, race and religions. We respect, value and embrace diversity and ensure everyone is recognised and respected, we celebrate our differences.