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Junior Sous Chef

Perth, Australia
Food and Beverage & Culinary

Job Description

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Posting Date Oct 04, 2018
Job Number 18002SV7
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Aloft Perth, Perth, Western Australia VIEW ON MAP
Brand Aloft Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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At Aloft Hotels we’re wired for next generation travellers who love open spaces, open thinking, and open expression. 
Aloft provides a space where style is necessary, social scenes are vibrant, and where the only direction is forward. Our guests are tech savvy and confidently social, with an eclectic style they’re not afraid to show. We understand what our guests need, so we provide an affordable option for the tech-savvy design guru. 
We’re looking for innovative self-expressers who aren’t afraid to draw outside the lines. If you are someone who appreciates tech-forward features and vibrant social scenes, then we invite you to explore a career with Aloft Hotels.

Springs Kitchen is Perth's newest dining venue serving up eclectic Modern Cuisine. Our chefs are world-class, truly passionate about the beautiful venue they work in and their outstanding team culture. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this venue is busy throughout the day; however the quality of produce and service is never comprised. This role requires an extraordinary Junior Sous Chef who is ready to hit the ground running!


The Junior Sous Chef has direct influence and accountability for the productivity, quality standards, Aloft culture, and guest experience of the department. This entry level management position focuses on successfully accomplishing the daily objectives in the kitchen; assisting in leading staff while personally assisting in all areas of the kitchen, including food production, purchasing and kitchen sanitation. This role contributes to ensuring guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget.
Education and Experience
• High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.
• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.
Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are met
• Maintain food handling and sanitation standards.
• Perform all duties of Culinary and related kitchen area employees in high demand times.
• Oversee production and preparation of culinary items.
• Ensure employees keep their work areas clean and sanitary.
• Work with Restaurant and Banquet departments to coordinate service and timing of events and meals.
• Comply with loss prevention policies and procedures.
• Strive to improve service performance.
• Communicate areas in need of attention to staff and follows up to ensure follow through.
• Lead shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
• Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
• Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
• Check the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
• Assist in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.
Supporting Culinary Team Activities
• Supervise daily shift operations.
• Ensure all employees have proper supplies, equipment and uniforms.
• Supervise staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.
• Ensure completion of assigned duties.
• Participate in the employee performance appraisal process, giving feedback as needed.
• Communicate performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions for each position.
• Participate in an on-going employee recognition program.
• Conduct training when appropriate.
• Monitor employees' progress towards meeting performance expectations.
Maintaining Culinary Goals
• Participate in department meetings and continually communicate a clear and consistent message regarding the departmental goals to produce desired results.
• Support and assist with new menus, concepts and promotions for the Restaurant outlets and Banquets.

 Springs Kitchen is part of Aloft Perth, which is redefining the boutique hotel experience. Savvy travellers will appreciate Springs Kitchen, our hotspot for social dining throughout the day. Guests can pick their faves from our breakfast menu and buffet, and try authentic local tastes and textures from our à la carte menu for lunch and dinner.  
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