Sous Chefs

Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy Ltd- BEMCONSULT has been given the mandate to assist in the identification and Recruitment of two (2) talented, creative, energetic and experienced Zambian Sous Chefs to be based in LUSAKA.

Job Purpose

  • The Sous Chef will be responsible for the proper and timely preparation of meals including, but not limited to, food service (garnishing and presentation), food safety and supervision of kitchen staff. He will also be expected to estimate food requirements, participate in food preparation and handle specialty foods/dishes for clients with food allergies or intolerances.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare high quality, nutritious meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks) according to client scheduling and within the menu plan and budget guidelines of the company.
  • Manage Kitchen Staff in food preparation.
  • Prepare and send food orders to the purchasing department.
  • Ensure CCP controls (cooking and chilling) are monitored accurately and records are filled accordingly
  • Ensure Blast chiller and holding fridge are in good working conditions at all times and advise Maintenance in case of any faults
  • Follow the HSE Policy, Quality and Food Safety Policy and meet the requirements of the organization’s Integrated Management System
  • Make recommendations for continual improvement and support improvement initiatives the company undertakes.
  • Keep a tight control of your daily cost, cost per meal and stocks.
  • Manage, train and develop the local team.
  • Supervise the other kitchen staff in absence of the head chef.
  • Assist the Executive Chef in menu planning activities, Food presentation and follow the production Schedule.
  • Ensure on-time meals delivery and complying with specifications as menu of the day, presentation and food safety.
  • Supervise the Kitchen in the absence of the Executive Chef.
  • Will oversee the cleanliness of the kitchen premises (drains and dustbins)
  • Oversee the washing up of the kitchen equipment and premises including drains.

Primary Areas of Accountability:

  • Qualifications and Experience
  • Must possess a Diploma in any of the following fields; Food Production/Culinary / Hotel Management / Food Service Management or related field
  • Must have adequate experience of international specialities
  • Should have Knowledge of inflight catering and food presentation skills
  • At least a minimum of 3+ continuous experience in a busy catering industry
  • Must have good knowledge of emergency first aid
  • Flexible attitude and a good team player
  • Catering working experience at International level will be plus
  • English fluent, knowledge of another international language will be a plus according to the job location.

How to apply

If you meet the hiring requirements for this position, apply online or email your CV and application letter in MS Word direct to:

Application deadline
14 Sep
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