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,
Ability to Work Under Pressure,
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).