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Sous Chef Vacancy

Sous Chef

What an opportunity to join and lead a fabulous brigade alongside the Head Chef! The Longlands Inn & Restaurant is a 4* Inn and restaurant with 6 luxury stone-built self-catering cottages and a blend of 11 modern spacious and more traditional cosy rooms. Situated on the Lancashire/Cumbria border, The Longlands Inn is adjacent to Lancaster Canal and Tewitfield Marina providing a wonderful countryside location.

Our restaurant here at The Longlands prides itself on serving locally sourced pub food at its best with approximately 80 covers and an further 50 covers in the bar, with additional outside dining space. A lively country inn, with bags of character, you know there’ll be pressure, but there’s also great scope to put your own flair into the menu. We’re looking for a Sous Chef to hit the ground running!

Now with the extra requirements to keep our team and customers safe from risk of COVID 19, this role plays a key part in building customer confidence.

What we’re looking for from you

To manage the daily preparation, cooking and service of high-quality food in a timely manner.

To comply with Safer Food Better Business (SFBB) in all aspects of storage, preparation, cooking, service, cleaning and maintenance with audits and checklists, to report and act upon any issues

To perform checks of all goods from suppliers

To deal with suppliers to resolve any issues that may arise to compromise the standards required, and report this to the Head Chef

To monitor stock movement and be responsible for ordering

To assist the kitchen team to maintain and improve quality, standards and cleanliness required by Head Chef

To assist Head Chef in creating new recipes and menus writing

To assist with the acceptance and storage of deliveries and make sure that all relevant company procedures are adhered to

To manage kitchen team in food preparation and cleaning duties, ensuring all SOPs are followed correctly

ROP to be discuss on application


  • Generous gratuities
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Employee discounts across the other properties within the group
  • Bespoke training programmes accessible to all employees
  • An engaging and supporting work environment

How to Apply


Please forward your CV with a covering letter stating which position you are applying for by:

Email[email protected]

Post: HR Dept. The Longlands Inn & Restaurant, Tewitfield, Nr Carnforth, LA6 1JH.

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

Book A Table

You can now book your table online using our Open Table app, so there’s no need to make a telephone call or send us a message. You can simply fill in your details and your booking will be automatically added to our booking system in the restaurant and you will receive an email confirming the time and number of guests. It really couldn’t be simpler.

Open Table App

Food Allergies and Intolerances

All our food is prepared on site in our open plan kitchen. Whilst we can cater for vegetarian, vegan and gluten free diets, please be aware that some of our foods contain allergens. Please speak to a member of staff for more information or to discuss your personal dietary requirements.