The Falstaff Logo Book

sous chef

Line + Page 1 + Line

Job Title: Sous Chef
Responsible for: To assist the Kitchen Manager in the delivery of Kitchen Operations
Reports to: Kitchen Manager
Liaises with: Events Manager, Operations Manager, Restaurant & Bar Manager, Reception Manager

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

• To support Head Chef in ongoing running of kitchen
• To ensure that all supporting chefs are familiar with the day’s requirements.
• To ensure that the necessary stocks are on hand at the right quality and quantity.
• To ensure that fair discipline is maintained.
• To ensure that all statutory, as well as company, hygiene regulations are strictly adhered to.
• To ensure that all maintenance problems are reported and followed up.
• To ensure that all communications between restaurant and kitchen run smoothly
• To ensure that each dish leaving the kitchen is checked for quality, quantity, presentation and correct temperature.
• To ensure that regular on-the-job training is carried out so that subordinate staff perform their duties correctly.
• To attend training courses as and when required.
• To ensure recipes and portion control is exercised with a view to maintaining strong GP levels
• To further your own knowledge of management methods and principles to ensure future advancement and further upgrading in management standards for the team as a whole

Complete our Job application form here.
Return to main Jobs page.

The staff at the Falstaff are 100% committed to your safety and wellbeing. We have adopted our service in line with recent government guidelines, namely:

  • Last orders in the Bar – is currently 9.30pm, with the Bar closing at 10pm. Hotel residents may continue to enjoy drinks in their room, we would be delighted to bring drinks after this time to your room.
  • Table service – take a seat we will serve you at your table, please do not stand by the Bar. Tables can accommodate up to six guests at any one time.
  • Face masks – please use a mask when entering and moving around the property; they can be removed at the table. Staff will be wearing face masks to serve you.

Enjoy your time with us and help us make sure The Falstaff remains a safe environment for both guests and our staff. For our full COVID-19 policy, please click here.