Solar Do Poeta Restaurant is now under new management and we are looking to increase our friendly and professional team to accommodate our growing number of customers
We are presently looking for an experienced English speaking Soux Chef. This vacancy requires an excellent command and understanding of English as the Head Chef’s first and only language is English.
Working hours: Tuesday to Saturday.
Job Description & Skills Required:
- Work alongside Head Chef to manage daily kitchen activities, including overseeing staff, aiding with menu preparation, ensuring food quality and freshness, and monitoring ordering and stocking.
- Provides meal quality and consistency by following designated recipes
- 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
- Manages food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimises waste
- 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
- Liaises with the Chef, kitchen staff and waiting staff regarding changes to menus and sold out dishes
- Builds and maintain professional and friendly relationships with all staff
- Must have ability to multitask and remain calm and focused in a fast paced environment
- Have confidence to use initiative and make suggestions to improve service if necessary
- A fantastic personality and positive attitude
Candidates should have a CV showing a minimum of 5 years experience utilizing the skills needed for this position.
Please direct your CV to Elaine and calls to Simon, thank you.