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Sous-chef

Do you already have experience in the kitchen and would like to become a sous-chef? The ITHQ provides you with all the details you need to know about this occupation.

Duties of the sous-chef

  • Assist the chef
  • Lead the members of the brigade
  • Help prepare dishes
  • Develop new recipes
  • Ensure the quality and aesthetics of dishes
  • Select and order food
  • Manage inventory tracking and the associated budget

Les qualités d’un sous-chef de cuisine

  • I have good team leading and communication skills.
  • I’m comfortable with numbers.
  • I master all cooking techniques.
  • I have good physical and mental stamina.
  • I’m thorough and organized.
  • I’m versatile.
  • I have a strong sense of initiative and leadership.

Expérience et formation requises

  • You need between 4 and 8 years’ experience in the kitchen, including a few years in a supervisory role, before becoming a sous-chef.
  • The number of years of experience required may vary depending on the type of establishment in which you work.