Sous Chef

Location
STOCKPORT AREA
Salary
Rate - £21,000 – £25,000 OTE
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
13 Mar 2018
Sector
Chefs
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Experienced

Rate - £21,000 – £25,000 OTE with profit share
Top class Sous chef able to deputise when needed for 150 seat restaurant.  
You will need the following qualities and abilities.
Able to manage daily kitchen activities, including overseeing staff. 

Flair and creativity to help with menu creation and preparation.

Consistency to ensure food quality, consistency and freshness

by following designated recipes and monitoring ordering and stocking.

Resilience to cope under pressure at busy times. 

Sous Chef Job Duties:

Leads kitchen team in when needed

Provides guidance to junior kitchen staff members, including, but not limited, to line cooking, food preparation, and dish plating

Oversees and organizes kitchen stock and ingredients

Ensures a first-in, first-out food rotation system and verifies all food products are properly dated and organized for quality assurance

Keeps cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation hours

Hires and trains new kitchen employees to restaurant and kitchen standards

Manages food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimises waste, plus works with existing systems to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns

Supervises all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and restaurant standards

Works with head chef to maintain kitchen organization, staff ability, and training opportunities

Verifies that food storage units all meet standards and are consistently well-managed

Ensure all kitchen meets food standard agency requirements on health and safety

Coordinates with restaurant management team on supply ordering, budget, and kitchen efficiency and staffing

Sous Chef Skills and Qualifications:

Formal Culinary Training,

Previous Restaurant Experience,

Food and Beverage Knowledge,

Strong Organizational Skills,

Attention to Detail,

Knowledge of Kitchen Regulations,

Leadership, Management,

Positivity,

Ability to Work Under Pressure,

Self-Motivated,

Creative Problem-Solving Skills,

Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills,

Exceptional Customer-Service Skills

Transport is essential, due to our location, (or possible live-in).

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