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EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF
Category: Food
Description:

Strawberry Hill, nestled in the Blue Mountains, is part of Island Outpost - a collection of distinctive hotels and villas in Jamaica. Our upscale restaurant hosts local and international guests, and the menu offerings are focused on Caribbean flavours with a fusion of International cuisine. Our operations include daily breakfast, lunch and dinner, Sunday brunch buffet, and corporate and social events. We have an exciting opportunity for a supporting role of the leadership of our culinary team, and are looking for the right individual to fill the position.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Executive Chef & General Manager, the Executive Sous Chef will contribute to the smooth and efficient operation of the kitchen with the goal to provide an exceptional culinary experience to our guests and visitors, and assist in supervising all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product and the achievement of financial goals. Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while assisting in leading the staff and managing all food related functions.

MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists Executive Chef in training, supervision, and evaluation of the work of Sous Chefs, Pastry Chef and all kitchen staff to assure economical and technically correct food preparation;
Supports the execution of Sunday brunch, events and daily restaurant operations;
Supervision of staff kitchen and operations;
Works close to the Executive Chef designing and costing seasonal menus and daily specials;
Ensures that high standards of sanitation, cleanliness, and safety are maintained throughout all kitchen areas at all times;
Assists Executive Chef to standardize recipes and techniques for food preparation & presentation to achieve consistently high quality and to maintain food cost. 

Qualifications:

Culinary diploma / Professional certification;
3 to 5 years experience in similar position;
Varied culinary experience with exposure to Caribbean and International cuisine;
Team player with the ability to work well under pressure;
Remain focused on guest needs, maintain a calm and courteous attitude at all times;
Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset. 

Deadline: September 21, 2017

Contact Information
Name: Human Resource Manager
Address: N/A
Email: greg.vogt@strawberryhillhotel.com
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2017-09-13

 

 

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