Sous Chef

Job Description

Sous Chef - The Tent Cafe Orewa

We are seeking a Sous Chef to join our team in the heart of sunny Orewa off Tamariki Avenue. As Sous Chef, we require someone with good knowledge and experience in developing sessional changing menus, ordering stock, managing cost controls, and overseeing the food safety plan.

This position is full-time work (30 - 40 hours), six days a week (Tuesday - Sunday).

We are closed Monday and all public holidays. We are also closed over the Christmas holidays. Competitive pay depending on your experience ($25 - $32 per hour)

Your responsibilities:

  • Help in the preparation and design of all food and drinks menus
  • Ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely way that meets our quality standards
  • Fill in for the Head Chef in planning and directing food preparation when necessary
  • Resourcefully solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation
  • Manage and train kitchen staff, establish working schedule and assess staff's performance
  • Order supplies to stock inventory appropriately
  • Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with co-workers and customer

Your skills:

  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Excellent record of kitchen and staff management
  • Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)

Sous Chef

Off The Road Ltd

Job type:

Full Time

Hours of work:

Hours are variable




$25.00 - $35.00 per hour