Sous Chef

  • Job Reference: LAVA-GEN- SC-KY-9-125
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Lava
  • Location: Kerry
  • Salary: €30,000 to €35,000
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Lava Recruitment
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  • Telephone: +353 (0)1 6991411

Job Description

Lava Recruitment are currently working with one of our hotel partners in Kerry to recruit a Sous Chef

The successful candidate will be:

  • Responsible for the running of the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef
  • Maintain purchasing, receiving, and food storage policies and procedures
  • Assist the Head Chef in ensuring that the highest quality food is produced for the customers and that it is presented with flair and passion
  • Ensure cleanliness of the kitchen is in line with Food Hygiene Regulations and all Health and
  • Work with the Head Chef to generate ideas in the kitchen, to update menus regularly and to produce a consistently good product
  • Assist the head chef in training and developing the kitchen team
  • Cooking and preparing high-quality dishes
  • Supervising all kitchen stations
  • Directing the food preparation process, delegating tasks, and ensuring a smooth service in the banqueting kitchens
  • Supervising, motivating, and working closely with other chefs of all levels
  • Assisting with determining food inventory needs, stocking and ordering
  • Supervise and inspect all preparation and cooking equipment on a regular basis to ensure that they are kept clean, sanitary, and in perfect operating order

The Ideal Candidate should have:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role in a 4- or 5-star hotel
  • Strong knowledge of HACCP principles
  • The ability to produce a high standard and high quality of food
  • Hardworking, trustworthy with a positive attitude

. Experience in Conference & Banqueting is essential

  • Excellent People management and leadership skills
  • Fluent English is essential