Sous Chef Pastry Food & Beverage

Hotel Okura Amsterdam is looking for a Sous Chef for the Pastry department. The Pastry department is responsible for the preparation of all pastries and desserts within the hotel, under which the Ciel Bleu Restaurant, Serre Restaurant, Yamazato, Sazanka and the Banquet Operations department. The Pastry department consists of seven employees, of which one Executive Pastry Chef.

As Sous Chef  you are responsible for preparing a wide variety of dishes, carrying out mise and place activities, keeping the kitchen clean, ensuring optimal functioning of the assigned partie and developing new items for the menu.

As Sous Chef you are responsible for guiding staff members of the Pastry Kitchen, assisting and replacing the Executive Pastry Chef in case of absence, planning the daily operations and preparing a wide variety of dishes.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Assisting the Executive Pastry Chef and replacing the Executive Pastry Chef in case of absence
  • Guiding staff members within the Pastry Kitchen and giving them instructions and feedback
  • Training and motivating team members
  • Planning daily operations within the Pastry Kitchen
  • Preparation of dishes according to standards, recipe and planning
  • Contribute to the development of new products and items for the menu
  • Ensuring and guarding the quality of the end product
  • Contribute to the development of products and items for the menu
  • Ensuring good quality and freshness of ingredients
  • Ensuring good quality, taste, texture and color of food items and making adjustments when necessary
  • Following hygiene instructions
  • Cost control

Profile - Who are you?

You are in possession of a SVH or similar diploma ▪ You have relevant work experience within distinguished companies in a similar position

You have a passion for chocolate ▪ You are creative and like to come up with new ideas ▪  You are flexible

Fluent in both Dutch and English (verbal and written)

Stress Management ▪ Communication ▪ Giving instructions ▪ Planning and organizing ▪ Creativity ▪ Coaching and motivating

What do we offer?

Hotel Okura Amsterdam is part of the Okura Hotels & Resorts and exclusive member of The Leading Hotel of the World. Working at the Okura means working in a large, diverse and international team. Personal development and growth are key elements. A training manager and training programs are implemented to accomplish personal development.

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Would you like to be part of Okura’s experienced and enthusiastic team? Then please fill out the form below!

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