Sous Chef Vacancy

Friday, 9 August, 2019
anonymous    
Franschhoek  

Inherent Requirements:

  • Evident passion for food and delivery of a high standard product.
  • Professional Cooking Diploma.

Experience and Skills:

  • Previous experience as a Sous Chef in a 5 star environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years in a management role.
  • Highly competent in producing a wide range of foods, including ethnic foods and special dietary requirement foods.
  • Ability to lead, manage, guide and motivate kitchen employees.
  • Experienced in overseeing and directing multiple small teams.
  • Competent in ensuring policies, processes and standards are implemented and applied across the kitchen function.
  • Ability to monitor and ensure compliance with health, safety, security and other legal requirements across the kitchen operations.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work with and monitor chefs in the production of a variety of foods, including ethnic specialties and seasonal offerings that deliver a range of healthy, authentic, safe and appealing dishes.
  • Ensure that kitchen employees adhere to all relevant food safety, security and health and safety policies, processes and procedures ensuring compliance with local legislation.
  • Ensure that kitchen employees provide impeccable customer service to guests and other departments.
  • Effectively lead kitchen employees by being a positive role model, providing a common vision and effective communication.
  • Monitor and guide kitchen employees so that they deliver food products of consistent high quality following standard recipes and meeting special requests.
  • Ensure that kitchen employees perform effectively within the limits of their allocated budgets.
  • Support the kitchen leadership team to monitor and manage kitchen and stewarding expenses and operating costs including payroll, equipment, food cost and supplies



If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.