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Junior Sous Chef

Chelmsford, Essex
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Antony James Recruitment are recruiting for Junior Sous Chef to join our clients brilliant kitchen team. In this position, you will act as the second in command in our kitchen, following and enforcing our Head Chef's requirements and guidelines. Our ideal candidate will be a creative professional who is willing to participate in creating delicious seasonal menus and meal designs.

Your duties include recruiting new employees, responding to customer issues, and developing new menu options. You should have excellent communication skills with in-depth knowledge of several cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and processes.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Ensure consistent and smooth running of food production
  • Ensure effective stock purchase, its receipt and storage
  • Ensure that working areas are always kept clean
  • Assist other kitchen staff as need arises
  • Supervise performance of kitchen staff to ensure proper activity
  • Perform other administrative tasks as will be communicated by superiors
  • Ensure that required standards are adhered to in the production and preparation of food - in quality, quantity and safety
  • Work towards exceeding customer's expectation by encouraging and promoting high level of service
  • Ensure all complaints, inquiries, and suggestions by customers are attended to accordingly
  • Give appropriate support or guidance to members of kitchen when need arises
  • Resolve possible disputes within the kitchen and report any unresolved
  • Promote good team spirit regularly
  • Ensure all dishes are prepared according to specification and served at the correct quality, portion size, and temperature
  • Partly responsible for the preparation of kitchen cleaning rosters and the supervision of cleaning schedules
  • Prepare substitute items
  • Ensure that the kitchen staff work harmoniously in order to ensure timely production of quality foods
  • Ensure proper arrangement and garnishing of food
  • Manage food logs
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of food prepared
  • Assist in recruiting, hiring, and training employee cooks
  • Report the need for maintenance to appropriate staff
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  • Job Reference: 706410846-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Antony James Recruitment Ltd
    Antony James Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary: £34,000
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent