Sous Chef Job Description

A Sous Chef job description template to hire for your Hospitality department.

About the Sous Chef position

We are looking for a professional Sous Chef to be the second in command in our kitchen٫ following our Executive Chef’s specifications and guidelines. The successful candidate will employ its culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our customers’ satisfaction.

Sous Chef responsibilities are:

  • Assist creating high quality food and drink menus
  • Assisting with the preparation of meals
  • Making sure that quality standards are met
  • Paying close attention to inventory
  • Ordering the right supplies for the inventory base
  • Managing and training team members
  • Following the health and safety standards
  • Communicating effectively with team members


Sous Chef requirements are:

  • 5 years or more as a Sous Chef
  • Familiar with hospitality principles
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to handle emergency situations
  • Knowledge of softwares such as MS OfficeŮ« POS and other related restaraunt softwares
  • BA/BSc degree in Culinary Arts or a related field

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