THE DUCHESS - Junior Sous Chef

Job description

Talent Recruitment Day Invitation!

We are hiring new talents! On Monday the 20th of September we have organized a ‘Talent Recruitment Day’ in The Duchess, Amsterdam. Become part of THE ENTOURAGE GROUP and stop by between 11:00 and 17:00 with your resume and get ready for some speed date sessions! We hope to meet you there! For more information, send us an email.

The Job

For our Michelin restaurant THE DUCHESS we are seeking for a Junior Sous Chef, who will be dedicated, passionate and highly motivated to put our THE DUCHESS brand on the international fine dining map. 


As THE DUCHESS Junior Sous Chef you will be assisting the kitchen management where you work closely with our Senior Sous chef, Executive Chef and Head Chef. This means that you are responsible for a majority of the same duties and responsibilities, such as inventory, kitchen staff management and food preparation. The Junior Sous Chef is responsible for assisting in overseeing and directing all aspects of the operation of the kitchen, and in providing functional assistance; coordinating activities and functions with other heads in the food and beverage department, especially in the absence of sous chef. Furthermore, our ideal candidate will employ its culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our guests “wow” factor and satisfaction.

 

Job requirements

Responsibilities

  • Help in the preparation and design of all food and drinks menus
  • Produce high quality plates both design and taste wise
  • Assist the sous chef to ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely way that meets our quality standards
  • Fill in for our Sous chef in planning and directing food preparation when necessary
  • Resourcefully solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation
  • Manage and train kitchen staff, establish working schedule and assess staff’s performance
  • Order supplies to stock inventory appropriately
  • Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience as a (Junior) Sous Chef
  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Excellent record of kitchen and staff management
  • Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • Fluent speaking, writing in English


Benefits

  • Hotel benefits – Sircle Collection (The Netherlands, Spain, Germany and Austria)
  • Discount: Employee rate (35%) and Family & Friends rate (25%)
  • Restaurant benefits - The Entourage Group (25%)
  • Sale moments at XBANK (10%)
  • Collective Health Insurance
  • Business Fitness Nederland (3.259)


Fun (for free)

  • Bootcamp every Monday @ Sir Adam – Sircle Collection
  • Birthday & Christmas Gifts
  • Paid moving day


Interested? 

Please apply with your CV, motivation and picture! 


THE DUCHESS is a member of The Entourage Group. THE ENTOURAGE GROUP is an unexampled hospitality imperium, creating and building internationally acclaimed concepts. The brainchild of creative entrepreneur Yossi Eliyahoo ‘Hospitality Entrepreneur of 2015’, THE ENTOURAGE GROUP’s story began in Amsterdam in 2008 with the launch of MOMO, a sophisticated Asian-fusion restaurant, bar and lounge that immediately established itself as the go-to venue for local and international tastemakers. The success story continued with the creation of A-list favorites such as IZAKAYA, THE BUTCHER, THE BUTCHER Social Club, SHIRKHAN, Toni Loco and MR PORTER STEAKHOUSE and Bepita.