Executive Sous Chef – Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh

at Hilton Hotels and Resorts (view profile)
Location Edinburgh, Midlothian/Edinburghshire, Scotland
Date Posted December 18, 2017
Category Sous Chef
Job Type Full-time
Area Scotland
County Midlothian/Edinburghshire

Description

Executive Sous Chef

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Edinburgh, Scotland

An Executive Sous Chef is responsible for contributing to menu creation and managing and training the kitchen brigade to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while managing food cost controls.

What will I be doing?

As Executive Sous Chef, you are responsible for contributing to menu creation and managing and training the kitchen brigade to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. An Executive Sous Chef will also be required to manage food cost controls. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Contribute to menu creation
  • Manage and train the kitchen brigade effectively to ensure a well-organised and motivated team
  • Ensure consistency in quality of dishes at all times
  • Assist the Head Chef and managing customer relations when necessary, in the absence of the Chef
  • Ensure resources meet business needs through the effective management of working rotas
  • Support brand standards through the training and assessment of your team
  • Manage food cost controls to contribute to Food and Beverage revenue
  • Knowledge of activities in other departments and implications
  • Ensure compliance with food hygiene and Health and Safety standards

What are we looking for?

An Executive Sous Chef serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Strong Junior Sous Chef or previous Sous Chef Experience
  • Approaches food in a creative way
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Excellent planning and organising skills

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Relevant qualifications for role
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts including weekends, days, afternoons and evenings