Sous Chef

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Sous Chef – Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort

Position Overview: Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort is seeking a talented and experienced Sous Chef to join our culinary team. The Sous Chef will play a crucial role in maintaining the high standards of culinary excellence and innovation in our resort’s kitchen.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Menu Development: Collaborate with the Executive Chef in creating innovative and enticing menus that reflect the culinary vision of the resort, incorporating seasonal ingredients and local flavors.
  2. Food Preparation: Oversee the preparation and cooking of dishes, ensuring that all culinary offerings meet the established quality and presentation standards of the resort.
  3. Kitchen Management: Assist in managing day-to-day kitchen operations, including staff supervision, scheduling, inventory management, and adherence to health and safety regulations.
  4. Team Leadership: Provide guidance, training, and mentorship to junior kitchen staff, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment that encourages creativity and growth.
  5. Quality Control: Conduct regular inspections of food preparation areas, equipment, and storage facilities to maintain cleanliness, organization, and compliance with hygiene and sanitation standards.
  6. Cost Control: Monitor food and labor costs, minimizing waste, optimizing resource utilization, and maximizing profitability without compromising on quality or guest satisfaction.
  7. Collaboration: Work closely with other departments, including the Food and Beverage team, to ensure seamless coordination and execution of culinary offerings across all dining outlets.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Sous Chef or Senior Chef de Partie in a high-volume, upscale dining establishment or hotel/resort environment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of culinary techniques, ingredients, and cooking methods, with a passion for creativity and innovation in the kitchen.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse team of culinary professionals.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities, with the capacity to prioritize tasks, delegate responsibilities, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility to work shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required by the demands of the operation.
  • Fluency in English; additional language skills are a plus.

If you are a culinary professional with a passion for excellence and a desire to take your career to new heights, we invite you to join us at Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort and be part of our extraordinary adventure.

To apply for this job email your details to risorseumane@hotelexcelsiorvenezia.com