Madliena Lodge

Sous Chef

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  09 Nov, 2020
  • Job Ref:  KMP-55777

Job Description

Main duties:

  • Assist Head Chef with daily, weekly, and monthly specials and menu development.
  • Develop / streamline restaurant processes in partnership with the Head Chef.
  • Assist Head Chef in managing kitchen brigade payroll hours to budgeted payroll percentage.
  • Incorporate and administer applicable safety and sanitation programs according to local law for the restaurant, employees, and guests.
  • Assisting the Head Chef in creating new menus with appropriate recipes and costings in both A la Carte and canape menus.
  • Ensure employee appearance appropriately reflects the required standards and Madliena Lodge brand image.
  • Responsible for assisting Head Chef in achieving or exceeding kitchen financial expectations (i.e. food cost, food efficiencies, labour costs, and direct kitchen expenses).
  • Ensure the safety, cleanliness and sanitation of the kitchen by maintaining specified agency standards through proper supervision and training.
  • Through hands-on approach, develop and promote a learning environment for all kitchen team members stand in for Head Chef in his/her absence.
  • Be up-to-date with current food trends through research and partnership with vendors.

Requirements
Applicants must:

  • Be in possession of ITS Certificate in Food Preparation and Service or similar certification.
  • Be readily available for work in Malta
  • Have a good level of written and spoken English.
  • Be able to work under pressure both in a team and own initiative.
  • Have an eye for detail.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have at least 2 years previous experience in a similar role.