Sous Chef, Publishers Hotel, Adelaide, S.A.


SOUS CHEF, PUBLISHERS HOTEL, ADELAIDE, S.A.

$50K for a 45 Hour week.

The role of Sous Chef is to prepare menu items from the Head Chef’s menu, ensuing a high level of performance, guest satisfaction and profitability. Guest satisfaction in their restaurant revolves around the food appearance, high quality of the food and overall dining experience.

This position requires sound knowledge and experience in all areas of kitchen operations

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

 Responsible for the daily preparation of food items in all areas of the kitchen.
 Comply with Standards of Service and assists in assuring the same from all kitchen employees.
 Assists in managing a day-to-day operation of the kitchen, coordinate food production schedules and ensure highest level of food quality, taste and presentation.
 Control food cost by assisting in training kitchen staff on the proper methods of food preparation and handling, by training kitchen, restaurant and steward employees on how to handle leftover food items.
 Conduct regular inspections of the entire kitchen/dishwashing areas and refrigerators and promptly act to correct deficiencies found during inspection.
 Maintain effective communication within the kitchen, be responsive to front of house suggestions and concerns and work to resolve problems.
 Maintain effective working relationship with food and beverage management, staff and hotel departments.
 Ensure that excellent standards of cleaning and hygiene are maintained by all staff in the kitchen.
 Perform any other duties as reasonably required by management.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:

 Completion of the appropriate cooking apprenticeship/trade tests and previous experience cooking in a commercial kitchen.
 A high standard of written and verbal communication skills.
 Ability to work effectively under pressure and with minimum supervision.
 Ability to motivate and train staff in relation to performance issues.
 A broad knowledge of contemporary food cuisines in line with the hotel’s clientele.

DESIRABLE SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:

 Previous experience working as a Sous Chef within a commercial kitchen environment.

For more information about their hotel please visit www.publishershotel.com.au

Apply today to adrian@cheffingaround.com.au with a current resume, cover letter and with 3 referees.

Be quick as this position will fill very fast!

Good luck!