Sous Chef

The Five Bells

The 5 Bells is an iconic country pub in the picturesque village of East Brabourne, known and loved by locals and the wider South Kent community alike. Winner of 2019's National Pub of the Year Award, The Bells currently serves the best in locally sourced and seasonal dishes, built around a core menu plus daily specials, all created by Head Chef Sasha Cooper and her amazing kitchen team. The Bells also possesses a stunning Summer terrace, complete with Garden Bar, and 4 beautiful guest rooms located above the pub. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the current team under the management of Memo Elmokadem, who has been involved with the running of the pub for nearly 10 years.

Working at The Five Bells

Along with The Five Bells, The Pickled Egg Pub Company own and operate 3 other sites across Kent. These include The Duke William, a quintessential Kentish Pub located in the heart of the Garden of England, The Woolpack, a beautiful 16th century inn nestled in the peacefully picturesque village of Warehorne and The Radnor Arms, a recently-renovated victorian pub in the Old Bouverie district of Folkestone.

About the role

  • You must be able to help lead the team
  • You need to be proactive in developing the rest of the kitchen team, inspiring them to progress as chefs within the industry.


Salary £24,000-£26,000 per annum plus tronc, pension and staff discounts

About You

You must have a proven track record in delivering the highest quality dishes in a busy and pressured environment. You must take responsibility, along with the other senior members of the kitchen team, for making sure every dish that leaves the kitchen is of the highest standard. You will help to manage the ordering and controlling of stock whilst maintaining the highest health and safety practices throughout the kitchen. You must have gained experience within high volume kitchens as either a Sous Chef or CDP.

Your Key Attributes

  • Min 1 year Sous Chef experience is preferable
  • leadership and communication skills are key

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Sous Chef - The Five Bells