Sous Chef Sous Chef
Rick Stein at Bannisters Mollymook

Sous Chef

  • Sous Chef
    Bannisters by the Sea
  • Full Time

Bannisters Hotels Mollymook are looking for a passionate sous chef to join our amazing team in our award winning Rick Stein Restaurant.

As an experienced sous, you’ll support the Head Chef in leading the kitchen team with helping to ensure that the highest quality plates in both design and taste are served to our guests. You will be responsible for the development and progression of the team by listening, coaching, and providing feedback.

You will be a role model for the team and you will share our passion for exceptional food and hospitality.

The benefits you’ll receive as Sous Chef –

Affordable staff housing and relocation assistance is available

A share of tips for restaurant and kitchen

Up to 50% discount of meals in our restaurants

Discounted rates on our accommodation in Bannisters Hotels

A reward when you recommend a friend to work with us

Team events with the opportunity to meet Rick Stein

Your responsibilities fort the position include, but are not limited to the following –

Leading the kitchen in the absence of the head chef and able to navigate the operation with autonomy

Planning menus, estimating food and labour costs, and ordering food supplies. Menus planning in conjunction with the Head Chef on a daily basis and preparing section specific food orders

Liaise with the Head Chef and Sous Chefs in relation to the daily menu changes and liaise with all kitchen staff in relation not dietary requirements of clientele

Demonstrate techniques and advising on cooking procedures to staff, specifically chefs in training per the standard set by the head chef

Organising and supervising stock rotation within the kitchen to ensure freshness, quality and minimal wastage. Also ensure correct dating and labelling of produce, and organisation of storage is carried out

Explaining and enforcing hygiene regulations, ensuring that all kitchen staff are within 5 metres of handwashing stations, ensure handwashing station is stocked with soap and hand towels , ensure correct process is followed to clean down and sanitise kitchen after each service

Assisting the head chef with the scheduling, development and recruiting of staff

The successful applicant must have a relevant Diploma or higher qualification and two years recent and relevant full time work experience, or at least three years recent and relevant full time work experience as a Sous Chef.

If this sounds like the next step in your career as a chef, please submit your resume through seek or email careers@bannisters.com.au