Jr Sous Chef – Senior Line Cook Job Description

Jr Sous Chef – Senior Line Cook Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Jr Sous Chef – Senior Line Cook to join our team.


  • Monitor food stock and place requisition orders;
  • Coordinating food orders to support timely and efficient delivery to each table;
  • Knowledge of how to use a wide variety of kitchen equipment;
  • Up-to-date knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes;
  • Cooks food according to recipes, quality standards, and presentation standards;
  • Performs preparatory work such as cutting meat, fish, seafood, and sauces;
  • Following recipe and presentation guidelines to meet or exceed guests’ expectations;
  • Slightly modify recipes to meet customers’ needs and requests (e.g. reduce salt, remove dairy);
  • Ensuring proper food safety and sanitation standards to ensure guest safety;
  • Excellent time management abilities;
  • Ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks;
  • Washes and sanitizes tools, knives, and kitchen area;
  • Meeting special guest requests while ensuring the same high-quality standard;
  • Ensure appealing plate presentation.


  • Speak English, Read English, Write English;
  • 2+ years’ experience as a senior line cook in a full-service restaurant;
  • Maintain a professional appearance at all times;
  • Cook Trade Certification, Cook Red Seal Certificate, Food Safe Certificate, WHIMIS;
  • Dedicated to food quality and control;
  • Associate Degree in Culinary Arts (optimal);
  • Strong knowledge of proper food handling and sanitation standards;
  • Great culinary imagination;
  • Excellent attention to detail and well developed organizational skills;
  • Strong work ethic with an ability to work independently and in a team environment;
  • Maintain inventory and records of food, supplies and equipment;
  • Maintain and upkeep of kitchen equipment;
  • Works safely and responsibly;
  • Extensive knowledge of high end steak house food;
  • Highly effective knowledge on the grilling of steaks and seafood.

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