Sous chef

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Job description

Our client-leading catering company is on the lookout for an experienced chef in one of their Cork locations. This is an excellent opportunity for a culinary professional looking to start their career in contract catering. The chef will be working closely with the head chef, providing support in all aspects of the service, and being able to work on their own initiative.

Responsibilities:

  • Follow directions from the head chef and be responsible for all aspects of the service.
  • Oversee the preparation of dishes, ensuring consistency and adherence to recipes and presentation standards.
  • Ensuring kitchen staff adhere to set standards, procedures, department rules and sanitation requirements.
  • Managing the kitchen inventory, ensuring supplies are fresh and of high quality, and managing food costs to meet budgetary goals.
  • Ensuring proper food temperatures when cooking and proper storage afterward.
  • Keeping the workstation and kitchen equipment clean, organized and sanitized.
  • Act as a role model for kitchen staff, promoting a positive and professional work environment.
  • Promote a welcoming work environment for staff and customers.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a chef in a busy environment.
  • A culinary trained professional who is passionate and curious to develop and grow as a chef.
  • Strong culinary skills with a focus on creativity, flavour, and presentation.
  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment, food safety practices, and menu development.
  • Ability to work as a team member and on their own initiative.
  • Flexible and willing to work weekends as needed.
  • Able to work 5 days over 7.

If you’re passionate about food, dedicated to excellence, and ready to take the next step in your culinary career, we invite you to apply for this exciting Sous Chef opportunity. Submit your resume, highlighting your relevant experience and why you’re the ideal candidate for this role.

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Monika Pranckunaite

Monika Pranckunaite

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