OUTLET SOUS CHEF – (M/F) Department — F&B - Food and Beverage

Job summary

 The Quinta do Lago Group is recruiting candidates for the position of Sous Chef.

Candidate Profile

  • Professional Cooking Training or equivalent
  • Professional Training in Hygiene and Food Safety
  • Good knowledge of Food Law
  • Good knowledge of Stock Management
  • Mastery in delegating multiple tasks
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Up to date with food and beverages trends and best practices
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational and decision making skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Discipline, sense of ethics, responsibility and autonomy
  • Aptitude for refined service and customer orientation
  • Ability to plan, organize, adapt to change, flexibility, dynamism and proactivity
  • Emotional stability, physical and stress resistance, time management, speed of execution and strong orientation towards achieving results

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Outlet Head Chef in writing standard recipes which allow the outlet to run at an acceptable food cost
  • Assist the Outlet Head Chef in minimizing payroll cost by maximizing productivity and efficient scheduling of employees
  • Monitor all kitchen operating costs and take corrective action where necessary to reduce expenses
  • Assist the Outlet Head Chef in developing menus, buffets and “specials” which meet the needs and which comply with the company policies and procedures and minimum standards.
  • Assist in writing and updating the relevant section of the Outlet Operations Manual.
  • Train kitchen employees according to the annual training plan for the kitchen and as necessary on a daily basis
  • Assist in maximizing employee productivity and morale and consistently maintain discipline following company guidelines and local legislation
  • Assist the Outlet Head Chef in all administrative tasks
  • Work in any section of the kitchen when necessary, due to business pressure or employee shortages


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