Junior Sous Chef

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

We are a human brand. We are a culture brand. We are Four Seasons.

We are world’s leading operator of luxury hotels and resorts currently managing more than 120 properties worldwide.

Four Seasons Hotel Prague is looking for a talented Junior Sous Chef to join our diverse and creative team.

About You and the Role

You will hold a leadership position within the kitchen department, reporting to the Executive Chef and will be responsible for supervising the day-to-day running of the Kitchen team. This is a hands-on role involved in all areas of preparation and service, with excellent potential to mentor
a passionate, developing team.

About the expected Responsibilities and Skills

  • Coordinate the selection, training, development, and evaluation of employees and managers in the Kitchen’s bake/pastry shop through effective management and leadership to ensure that established cultural and core standards are met; long-range strategic planning for outlet operation.

  • Assist in the planning and development of menus for the hotel; ensure the correct preparation and presentation of a consistent level for all food items prepared through production and demonstration. 

  • Ensure that sanitation standards as set forth by Four Seasons, local, state, and federal regulations are in compliance as well as the cleanliness and organization of the kitchen. 

  • Set up control systems which will assure quality and portion consistency and the ability to create proper purchasing specifications as well as monitor and review operating criteria and develop an awareness of the importance of food preparation and quality. 

  • Communicate with employees and managers to ensure operational needs are met as well as attend regular operational meetings to ensure effective coordination and cooperation between departments. 

  • Follow HACCP and local Hygiene laws at all times

  • Assist the Sous Chef in performing his duties and acts as Sous Chef in his absence.

  • A creative and inventive leader who operates in a space where there is no box. 

  • Qualifications in detail:

  • 2 years previous experience in similar and/or related fields in a 5* Hotel.

  • College degree specializing in culinary arts is a great advantage.

  • Strong knowledge of Mediterranean cuisine (Italian cuisine in particular) – a strong asset.

  • Must demonstrate high standards of professionalism and have a passion for providing a unique, creative and delicious culinary experience for the guests.

  • Banquet experience is a plus.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; reading, writing, and oral proficiency in the English language, another language would be an advantage.

  • Must have EU work authorization.

  • What to Expect

    This position is offered for a define period of time of 12 months with a possible unlimited extend based on your performance. Your trial period will be 3 months. Feedback is a key; therefore, you will be asked to give your feedback on regular basis and you will also have an informal chat with your 1 up manager and mentor.

    FS Prague People value a culture of unique personal contribution and strive for the excellence. We value an open and transparent communication and working in psychological safe environment. We enjoy the common goal to make us always better and stronger. And we love to have a fun together.

    We want people engaged, committed with a creative and open mindset and strong sense for responsibility. We want people who enjoys to serve the others.

    We hire for the attitude not for the skills.

    Benefits Include

    Passionate team with lots of fun

    Competitive remuneration

    Excellent Training and Development opportunities: LinkedIn courses, E-Cornell, inspirational workshops.

    Discover the world with complimentary or/and attractive employee rates at Four Seasons Hotels worldwide

    Complimentary Employee Meals and laundry/dry cleaning

    Employee benefit cafeteria system

    To apply for this job please visit cz.talent.com.