Junior Sous Chef

Job Description

Works alongside Head & Sous Chef to manage daily kitchen activities, including overseeing staff, aiding with menu preparation, ensuring food quality and freshness, and monitoring ordering and stocking.  Provides meal quality and consistency by following designated recipes.


Job Duties:

  • Leads Kitchen team in chef’s absence
  • Provides guidance to junior kitchen staff members, including but not limited to line cooking food preparation and dish plating
  • Oversees and organizes kitchen stock and ingredients
  • Ensures a first-in, first-out food rotation system and verifies all food products are properly dated an organized for quality assurance
  • Keeps cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation hours
  • Hires and trains new kitchen employees to restaurant and kitchen standards
  • manages food an product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimises waste, plus works with existing systems to improve waste reductions and manage budgetary concerns
  • Supervises all food preparation and representation to ensure quality an restaurant standards
  • Works with head chef to maintain kitchen organization, staff ability and training opportunities
  • Verifies that food storage units all meet standards and are consistently well-managed
  • assists head chef with menu creation
  • Coordinates with restaurant management team on supply ordering, budget and kitchen effeciency and staffing

Skills and Qualifications

Formal culinary training, previous Restaurant Experience, Extensive Food and Beverage Knowledge, Restaurant Industry Knowledge, Strong Organizational Skills, Attention to Detail, Knowledge of Restaurant Regulations, Leadership, Management, Positivity, Ability to work under Pressure, Self-Motivated, Creative Problem-Solving, skills, Strong Verbal and written skills, Exceptional Customer-Service Skills

Full Time

Salary 30,000 – 36,000 per year


Bike to work Scheme, Company events, Company pension, Employee discount

Send CV’s to  david.farrell@woodforddolmenhotel.ie