Snr Sous Chef / 2IC
Dream Hotels and Resorts
Citrusdal, South Africa
1d ago
source : Job Placements

Assist the Executive chef in the day to day running of the kitchen.

Main Duties :

  • To deputise in the Head Chef''s absence.
  • To ensure that all chefs des parties are familiar with the day''s requirements.
  • To ensure that the necessary stocks are on hand at the right quality and quantity.
  • To ensure that fair discipline is maintained.
  • To ensure that all staff are treated fairly and with commonly accepted courtesy.
  • To ensure that timetables, leave rosters and attendance registers are up-to-date.
  • To ensure that all statutory, as well as company, hygiene regulations are being strictly adhered to.
  • To ensure that all maintenance problems are timeously reported and followed up.
  • To ensure that all communications between restaurant and kitchen run smoothly.
  • To ensure that each cook receives the correct orders for the appropriate tables.
  • To ensure that each dish leaving the kitchen is checked for quality, quantity, presentation and correct temperature.
  • To ensure that the dining room / restaurant personnel are "standing by" when delicate dishes are served.
  • To ensure that regular on-the-job training is carried out so that subordinate staff perform their duties correctly.
  • To attend seminars and training courses as and when directed.
  • To further your own knowledge of management methods and principles to ensure future advancement and further upgrading in management standards for the profession as a whole.

  • Provide, develop, train, and maintain a professional work force.
  • Ensure a safe working environment and attitude on the part of all employees in areas of responsibility.
  • Qualifications, Experience and Competencies

  • Proven kitchen and food management experience
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • Culinary science or related certificate
  • Keep up with cooking trends and best practices
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
  • Mastery in delegating multiple tasks
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Up to date with food and beverages trends and best practices
  • Ability to manage personnel and meet financial targets
  • Guest oriented and service minded
  • Culinary school diploma or degree in Food service management, related field
  • · Customer and Personal Service †Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

    · Administration and Management †Knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, leadership, and coordination of people and resources.

    · Public Safety and Security †Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.

  • Time Management †Managing one''s own time and the time of others.
  • Problem Sensitivity †The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
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