Sous Chef

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1444324

 Job Description

Sous Chef based in Robinsons Bars, Belfast This individual will have full responsibility for the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef.

Sous Chef

Robinsons Bars

Great Victoria Street


Reports to: Head Chef

Under the general direction of the Head Chef, and within the limits of established procedures, to oversee the day to day operations within the kitchen.  This individual will have full responsibility for the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef.


  • In conjunction with the Head Chef, to manage the general day to day running of the kitchen
  • To manage cost and quality control for both incoming and outgoing goods
  • To ensure that goods are stored in the correct conditions and that stock rotation is carried out correctly
  • To maintain the hygiene of the kitchen at all times
  • To be aware of costs and wastage
  • To ensure temperature readings are taken on a daily basis and documented and that hygiene procedures are carried out
  • To ensure that a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance is maintained at all times
  • Any other duties relevant and related to the post

Educational qualifications

  • NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Food Preparation and Cooking or equivalent qualification is essential
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate is essential
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate would be preferential

Skills and Experience

  • 3 years minimum experience in a busy kitchen environment, with knowledge of all sections and experience of different styles of cooking
  • Full knowledge of EHO regulations, due diligence, temperature checking and record keeping in line with health regulations
  • Able to work well in, and lead a team

Main Points of Contact – internal and external

  • Other staff in the premises
  • Suppliers

Other relevant information

  • Flexible regarding hours of work

Closing date 30th October 2019

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