How to Hire a Sous Chef

Does your growing business need a sous chef? Sous Chefs can you help your company increase sales and revenue.

Here are some tips to help you find great sous chef candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $15.46 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $8.00$47.50 hourly
  • Find more information on Indeed Salary

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Sous Chef?

A great sous chef hire can help your business by supporting the head chef and creating new meal tips as well as increase the productivity of the kitchen. The sous chef will ensure that the kitchen is following all regulations and guidelines correctly.

• Increase the productivity of your kitchen
• Create new meal tips
• Meet quality and regulation guidelines

Skills to look for in a great Sous Chef

A great sous chef candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Knowledge of industry best practices
• Great kitchen skills
• Inventory management
• Communication skills
• Time Management
• Creative Problem Solving

Writing a Sous Chef job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified sous chef candidates. A sous chef job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for sous chef jobs, such as:

• Executive Chef
• Line Chef
• Kitchen Manager

Interviewing Sous Chef candidates

Strong candidates for sous chef positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Maintaining a clean kitchen
• Decreasing ticket times
• Creating new meal tips

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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