Signature Living

Sous Chef - Liverpool

Location
Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
23 Apr 2018
Job Type
Full Time

Sous Chef - Liverpool

RESPONSIBILITIES

A Sous Chef must be the operational masters of the kitchen, you must be able to perform any task in the kitchen if needed. A Sous Chef often acts as the intermediary between the kitchen and wait staff, so strong leadership and communication abilities are a must.

THE JOB ROLE CONSISTS OF

  • Leads kitchen team in chef's absence
  • 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
  • Supervises all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and restaurant standards
  • Works with head chef to maintain kitchen organisation, staff ability, and training opportunities
  • Assists head chef with menu creation
  • Coordinates with restaurant management team on supply ordering, budget, and kitchen efficiency and staffing

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE

  • Previous Restaurant Experience at a sous chef level in a similar chef role
  • Extensive Food and Beverage Knowledge, Restaurant Industry Knowledge,
  • Strong Organizational Skills,
  • Attention to Detail,
  • Knowledge of Restaurant health and safety Regulations,
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills,

DESIRABLE BUT NOT ESSENTIAL SKILLS INCLUDE

  • Formal culinary training/qualifications
  • Health and safety qualification
  • Able to converse at a good standard

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