Junior Sous Chef


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 and organized for quality assurance

Keeps cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation hours

Assists with training new kitchen employees to restaurant and kitchen standards

Manages food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimizes waste, plus works with existing systems to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns

Supervises all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and 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 efficiency and staffing

Skills and Qualifications

Wages are negotiable, commensurate with experience.

Formal Culinary Training is an asset, 5 + Years Previous Cooking Experience is required

1 + Years Previous Experience in Sous Chef Position is Preferred

Valid Driver’s License and Reliable Transportation Required,

Extensive Food and Beverage Knowledge

Restaurant Industry Knowledge

Strong Organizational Skills

Attention to Detail

Knowledge of Restaurant Regulations

Leadership management

Ability to Work Under Pressure, Self-Motivated, Creative Problem-Solving Skills, Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills, Exceptional Customer-Service Skills

Please send resume to info@cocoapesto.com. Reference Sous Chef in your subject line.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.