Our client is looking to add a driven and creative sous chef to our kitchen staff. In this role, you will work directly under the head chef and will have a large amount of responsibility in the kitchen, including managing all other kitchen staff and ensuring all prepared food meets quality standards.
Sous Chef Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage kitchen staff, including providing necessary direction and training.
Assist with the preparation and design of food and drink menus.
Make sure that all plates that leave the kitchen meet taste and design standards.
Ensure that the kitchen operates efficiently, effectively, and professionally, in accordance with our high quality standards.
Take control to quickly resolve any issues or problems that arise in the kitchen.
Maintain kitchen inventory and order supplies.
Confirm compliance with all sanitation and health and safety standards.
Fill in for the head chef when necessary.
Sous Chef Requirements and Qualifications:
Knowledge of food preparation and existing health and safety standards.
Ability to effectively manage, direct, and lead a large team.
Strong communication abilities, with employees, vendors, and customers.
Problem solving capabilities and willingness to thrive in a fast-paced and sometimes high-pressure environment.
Collaborative attitude with an emphasis on excellent customer service.
Time management strengths with the ability to multi-task.
Minimum of high school diploma. Candidates with culinary degrees will be given preference.
3+ years of experience as a sous chef.
Solid understanding of cooking methods, ingredients, kitchen equipment, and related processes.
Familiarity with best practices in the industry.
Excellent Salary and benefits