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Senior Sous chef

Job Description

At Urban Valley Resort & Spa we strive to always deliver a superior quality service. We aim to continuously exceed expectations and encourage our team members to offer an exceptional service to each and every guest.

As Sous Chef within the Kitchen Department, you are expected to fully uphold Company Standards, providing excellent service to our guests whilst being:

Responsible to: Executive Head Chef , Senior Sour Chef


  • Leading of kitchen in the absence of the Executive Chef
  • Providing guidance to junior members of the team, including but not limited to, line cooking, food preparation and dish plating
  • Oversee and organise kitchen stock
  • Ensure that wastage is kept to a minimum and by using existing systems to continuously improve
  • Obtaining and maintaining a knowledge of products and that it is communicated to all relevant personnel
  • Ensuring rotation system is followed at all times (first in-first-out) and verifying product dates and organisation for quality assurance
  • Ensuring that cooking stations are stocked
  • Training of new kitchen employees to company standard
  • Management of food and product ordering, keeping of detailed records
  • Management of budgetary concerns
  • Supervision of all food preparation and presentation to ensure company standards
  • Collaborating with the Executive Chef to maintain kitchen organisation, staff ability and training opportunities
  • Verifying that all storage units are within standards and consistently managed
  • Assisting Executive Chef in the creation of menus
  • Co-ordinating with Restaurant management team on ordering, budget and staffing and efficiency
  • Ensuring and enforcing that staff are of a professional level- uniform, personal grooming, and hygiene
  • To be aware of and act in accordance with Fire Safety Procedures at all times
  • Attending all statutory training as and when required by the company
  • Acting according to company standards at all times
  • Any additional ad-hoc duties requested by your superior

Are passionate about food and want to be part of a dynamic and exciting team? Then we would like to hear from you!  

Interested applicants are to send their CV and covering letter to:

Job Type: Full Time

Job Type: Full Time

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