Senior Sous Chef

BUTCHER BOY PTE. LTD.| Date Posted: 28-Apr-2019
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Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

Second to the Head Chef, as a Senior Sous Chef you are responsible for planning and directing food preparation in kitchens. This involves a large degree of supervising other kitchen staff, as well as keeping an eye out for problems that arise in the kitchen and seizing control of a situation at a moment's notice.

Senior Sous Chef Job Duties:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Assists head chef with menu creation
  • Coordinates with restaurant management team on supply ordering, budget, and kitchen efficiency and staffing


Senior Sous Chef Skills & Qualifications

  • Formal Culinary Training
  • Previous Restaurant Experience
  • Extensive Food and Beverage Knowledge
  • Restaurant Industry Knowledge
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Knowledge of Restaurant Regulations
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Positivity
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Self-Motivated
  • Creative Problem-Solving Skills