Sous Chef

waterford, Full Time

The role Sous Chef for a super restaurant in Waterford.

Are you current with the latest trends ??

Have you a flair for delivering a high quality standard of food ??

Are you looking for work life balance ?? if so read on

This award-winning restaurant/bar has been operating since 2017 and has grown into a 220-seater casual dining operation that currently operates 5 days per week (Wed-Sun), mainly evenings (our extensive A la Carte menu is offered from 2pm on a Saturday and 1pm on a Sunday);

Group bookings and functions, including smaller weddings, are becoming an increasingly important aspect of the business and continued investment in our premises is geared towards this market;

The kitchen team is anchored by our Executive Head Chef and the Sous Chef role is supported by restaurant senior management, administration and HR, duty management and floor supervisers;



The role involves taking full responsibility for the operations, maintenance and personnel of the kitchen, including:

  • Menu planning, design, innovation and delivery;
  • Stock & produce order, supplier pricing, etc.;
  • Preparation of costed weekly rosters and achievement of agreed budgets, targets and margins;
  • To stringently maintain the HACCP system and the highest general health & safety standards;
  • Take the lead in ongoing kitchen staff management and training, including assessments and discipline;
  • Liaision and communication with management, front of house, administration personnel;
  • Participate in online and offline marketing initiatives, including content provision and updates;
  • Participate in, and contribute to, weekly management meetings;



The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Exceptional management and communication skills, ideally with experience as a Sous Chef – snr chef de partie with adequate experience, attitude and energy will also be considered;
  • Experience in staff management and training, and the ability to motivate a young team;
  • A calm and organised demeanour and the ability to maintain this demeanour while working under pressure;
  • The ability to maintain the highest standards of dish delivery, without exception, especially at peak periods of service;
  • To create and maintain a cordial, focussed working environment for all both inside and outside the kitchen.

Assistance can be provided to source suitable accommodation.


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