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Sous Chef

Bon Appetit Malahide

Bon Appetit is a friendly, bustling neighbourhood restaurant set in a stunning Georgian House in Malahide with a stunning new bar Pink for pre/post dinner drinks and special events. We focus on creative cooking, incorporating local produce with new and exciting ingredients from around the world. Now in our 18th year, we take great pride as a community restaurant that is constantly setting the standards for suburban restaurants nationwide.


Why work with us and what makes us different?

  • Excellent pay and personalised packages for the right person
  • Our company is proactive in promoting a work-life balance
  • Wonderful opportunities for professional progression
  • Exciting staff perks
  • We love learning new things and are always happy to learn from great Chefs
  • Tips are shared with the kitchen
  • Excellent staff discounts
  • Extensive training
  • We recognise that each person has needs inside and outside their jobs and we aim to be flexible in helping you achieve work and home responsibilities
  • You have our attention! We have a senior management team dedicated to assisting you in providing you with anything necessary to do the job
  • Being a company with great personnel resources, we can always help at times when staffing the kitchen is an issue

What we need our Sous Chef to do…

  • To lead a kitchen and be passionate about training junior members of team
  • To make sure all food is up to standard in keeping with the set guidelines
  • Ensure kitchen is kept to a high level of cleanliness
  • To be responsible for the day-to-day running of the kitchen while coordinating with the front of house team and Head Chef
  • Enforcement of health and safety standards within the kitchen
  • To be able to stand over the quality of every plate of food leaving the kitchen
  • Assist Head Chef in managing all aspects of kitchen
  • To deputise in the absence of the Head Chef
  • Responsible for maintaining food standards
  • Co-responsibility for maintaining agreed labour & food costs
  • Co-ordinate rosters & stocktakes
  • Manage & control a busy kitchen
  • Menu planning & execution with the Head Chef
  • Constant upkeep of HACCP within kitchen
  • Purchasing & stock control
  • To oversee that food is executed as agreed with Head Chef and Senior Management
  • To attend staff social events
  • To maintain agreed KPI’s with the Head Chef
  • To be a brand ambassador and remember your place as a senior manager appearance and insist on the same from junior members of staff 

What we are looking for in our Sous Chef…

  • To be a leader
  • To be a good role model for all other staff
  • To lead from the front
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good ability to handle pressurised situations and busy periods
  • Be flexible and willing to work weekends
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English
  • To have a “can do” attitude and be willing to complete any task assigned to you
  • Be willing and able to follow guidance from senior management team
  • Passion for food, passion for management at highest level
  • To be empathetic to our customers and always put customer needs first
  • Good problem solver


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