WMSP Sous Chef...

Hours: 37.5 Over 5 days, including weekends, evenings and bank holidays.

Salary: from £23,000 to £25,000

Description: West Midland Safari Park has an exciting opportunity for the role of Sous Chef.

This varied role will require an enthusiastic and dynamic applicant to support and assist the Head Chef to effectively run the daily kitchen activities and service cycle, working to prepare high quality dishes to a consistent standard, whilst meeting all food safety and hygiene regulations.

This exciting role covers a wide range of tasks; including; support to the Head Chef to prepare a full range of menu options, meeting the requirements and expectations of guests and clients. Line management of the Kitchen Porter, developing a range of culinary skills that support the ingredients preparation and service cycle, stock management and inventory. Assisting menu development, and client cook offs.

About you:

The ideal candidate will need to be highly organised, capable of working as part of a fast-paced culinary team, demonstrating ability to organise, prioritise and meet set deadlines. You will have gained a formal culinary qualification or be able to demonstrate previous experience within a similar setting.

You will need to be flexible in your approach to work outside of standard business hours, including weekends, bank holidays and evenings.


As well as benefiting from working in a unique and beautiful setting, you’ll also receive a range of additional perks to employment including:

* Annual pass plus which gives you and your family and friends free admission and theme park ride wristbands
* Discount through the WMSP Reward Website - on online purchases
* Discount through the WMSP Reward Vectis Card - on in store purchases
* 35% discount in retail and catering outlets

About us

West Midland Safari Park is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and critically endangered species, with a four-mile safari drive-through, walk-through Discovery Trail, African Village and Lemur Woods exhibiting hundreds of exotic animal species with close encounters opportunities galore. The 200-acre site includes a wide range of catering and retail outlets, and a large amusement area with over 25 rides and attractions providing the ideal venue for family days out.

To submit your application for this role, please Apply Online