The Caterer, Best Places To Work In Hospitality 2022 - Top 6

Sous Chef

£40,000 plus service charge

Crowne Plaza Felbridge, East Grinstead RH19 2BH

Why join us?

As well as being rewarded with fantastic benefits, training and development, you'll be joining one of UK’s Top 6 Best Places to Work in Hospitality 2022!

  • • Free Car Parking
    • Stays across the UK at IHG employee rate (a HUGE discount!)
    • 50% off food and beverage in IHG hotels
    • A range of development programmes
    • We’re committed to your development and progression with lots of promotion opportunities
    • You’ll get all meals on duty (because hard work is hungry work!)
    • Uniform provided
    • We’re big on all things reward and recognition and celebrate success throughout the year
    • Commitment to your health and well-being
    • Free use of leisure facilities
    • Refer a Friend incentives to influence your earning potential.

We have have great new opportunity to join our Kitchen Brigade as Sous Chef.

Ideally you will have worked in a similar role or be an experienced Chef De Partie ready for the next step up in your career.

The Crowne Plaza Felbridge is one of the premier venues for Meetings and Events, so experience in event catering is 

You’ll be a passionate leader with the ability to motivate and support your team in order to exceed our guest expectations. You’ll be a perfectionist when it comes to the presentation and preparation of food as well as maintaining excellent hygiene and safety standards. You’ll take ownership and pride in your work and support the Head Chef in delivering an excellent experience to our guests.

What you’ll be doing

  • Leadership, coaching & training
  • Preparation, presentation and delivery of outstanding food
  • Food hygiene & food safety
  • Ordering & stock taking
  • Menu planning
  • Administration and Technology savvy
  • Working closely with all hotel departments
  • Available to work when the team and customer needs you most

What’ll make you a great fit for us here at Valor

Any great chef knows that when it comes to great food, the proof is in the pudding!

Are you the cream of the crop? As keen as mustard? Then we have the perfect opportunity for you.

At Valor we aim to give our guests’ tastebuds a treat with every bite. With 34 hotels across the country, including internationally renowned names, it’s our mission to provide outstanding service and delicious flavours to each and every guest.


What you’ll become a part of

Valor Hospitality is a trusted, multiple award winning, and full service, international hospitality company operating in the US, UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We are reimagining hospitality internationally, creating great ROI, driving commerciality with creativity and innovation. Recognised by owners, investors and developers as an innovative and trusted partner to drive revenue and increase profits.

Here in the UK we operate 35 properties across the brands of Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hotel Indigo, AC by Marriott Hotels and Courtyard by Marriott, in various locations throughout the UK. The Company continues to have ambitious development and growth plans.

Hotel Description

Crowne Plaza Felbridge – Gatwick is a relaxed, stylish hub for international and local visitors, with quick and convenient links to the nearby Gatwick Airport – as well as direct connections into London. The chic, modern hotel is the ideal venue, with a selection of conference and meeting rooms, as well as the Grand Ballroom which can entertain up to 500 guests. Dining facilities are premier, offering a range of options from a high-end brasserie style restaurant to the relaxed atmosphere of the Qube Bar. As well as comfortable rooms, the hotel also delivers exceptional leisure and wellness amenities, including a fitness centre, indoor pool and private spa.

Valor Hospitality Europe has established itself as a respected, successful and dynamic management company, known for having highly engaged people, delivering great levels of hospitality with commercial expertise second to none.

Please visit to learn more about our existing hotels, other exciting job opportunities and our company.

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