Sous Chef for Restaurant in Galway – Tempest

Sous Chef for Restaurant in Galway

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Job Title:

Sous Chef


Galway, Ireland

Job Summary:

The Sous Chef will play a crucial role in the kitchen management of our esteemed restaurant in Galway, assisting the Head Chef in overseeing culinary operations. This position requires a highly skilled and creative individual with a passion for gastronomy, excellent leadership abilities, and a commitment to maintaining high standards in food quality and kitchen hygiene.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Culinary Leadership

  • Assist the Head Chef in planning and directing food preparation and culinary activities.
  • Oversee kitchen staff and ensure they adhere to recipes, presentation standards, and portion control.
  • Develop and test new recipes and menu items in collaboration with the Head Chef.

2. Daily Operations

  • Supervise and coordinate all activities concerning food preparation, cooking, and presentation.
  • Ensure efficient kitchen operations and timely delivery of high-quality dishes.
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and safe kitchen environment.

3. Staff Management

  • Train, mentor, and supervise kitchen staff to ensure high performance.
  • Conduct regular performance evaluations and provide constructive feedback.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment.

4. Quality Control

  • Monitor food quality and presentation to ensure consistency and excellence.
  • Implement and maintain stringent food safety and hygiene standards.
  • Address any issues related to food quality or kitchen operations promptly.

5. Inventory and Cost Management

  • Assist in managing inventory, ordering supplies, and controlling food costs.
  • Conduct regular stock checks and ensure proper storage and rotation of ingredients.
  • Work with the Head Chef to develop and adhere to budgetary constraints.

6. Menu Development

  • Contribute to menu planning and development, incorporating seasonal and local ingredients.
  • Stay updated on food trends and integrate innovative ideas into the menu.
  • Ensure that all menu items are prepared and presented to the highest standards.

Personal Attributes:

  • Passionate about cooking and committed to culinary excellence.
  • Creative and innovative with a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Dedicated to maintaining a positive and inclusive kitchen culture.

Job Features

Job CategoryHospitality Staff

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