Sous Chef - Hospitality & Leisure jobs in Malta - May 2021

Sous Chef

JOB TYPE: Full Time JOB LEVEL: Intermediate (1-3 years), Experienced (3 years +)
CATEGORY:
Hospitality & Leisure
EMPLOYER INDUSTRY: Hotels, Restaurants & Catering
Hotel Castille Limited is looking for a Sous Chef to join their team in their roof-top restaurant Le Cinq on a full-time basis. Our rooftop restaurant renamed Le Cinq for 1 1/2 years now, has been steadily increasing in popularity until we were hit with the Covid situation. This is a job for someone to grow with us.   

*Candidates applying must have a valid working permit. 

Responsibilities:
  • Strictly adheres to all recipes, methods, and instructions from the supervisor;
  • Ensures team reports working on time and in a clean uniform;
  • Maintains an organized and efficient flow of production, with regards to changes in forecasts and menus;
  • Responsible for inventories to enable team members to successfully prepared mise en place. Consistently checks temperatures in foods and follows proper procedures in regards to chilling, re-heating, and holding food;
  • Maintains and reports waste log to supervisors on a daily/weekly basis;
  • Checks outlet(s) prior to leaving to ensure cleanliness, proper disposal/removal of food, and proper storing and labeling;
  • Communicates and follows-through with appropriate departments to correct sanitation and or equipment issues. Ensures proper rotation, storage temperatures, and proper storing procedures are observed
  • Communicates with Food & Beverage team in regards to special events; changes in forecasts, etc;
  • Strives to continuously improve the flow of production and all other outputs by submitting ideas in writing to the head chef;
  • Controls and decreases waste by maintaining logs to submit daily/weekly.

Requirements:
Education:
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required;
  • Culinary School 2-4 year degree or foreign equivalency preferred.
Experience:
  • 1+ year experience in a high production volume restaurant/hotel;
  • 1+ year experience in a fine dining or upscale restaurant;
  • 3+ years of culinary experience (may be combined with formal culinary training).
Knowledge:
  • Strong knowledge of all basic cooking techniques;
  • Strong knowledge of Classical European, International, and World Cuisine, including cooking philosophies and principles;
  • Flexibility to work any shift in any area of responsibility without notice;
  • Strong knowledge of herbs, spices, flavorings;
  • Strong knowledge of all kitchen equipment, tools, and supplies.

Hotel Castille Ltd:
The Castille Hotel is a superior category three-star hotel conveniently located in the heart of Malta's historic capital city, Valletta. 

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