IHG Sous-Chef - Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport in Brussels, Belgium


Job overview

Food and Beverage is what adds flavor to

a stay! Essentially the Sous-Chef is responsible for planning and

directing food preparation in kitchens that meet customer’s expectations, under

the watchful eye of the Executive Chef. This involves supervising other kitchen

staff, as well as keeping an eye out for problems that arise in the kitchen.

The Sous-Chef may also need to effectively discipline underperforming staff

members, as well as provide incentives for staff member to go above and beyond

the expectations of their particular chef roles. Outside of the kitchen the

Sous-Chef could be responsible for staff scheduling and may even be involved in

apprenticeship development schemes.

Duties and responsibilities

Helping in the

preparation and design of all food menu

Producing high

quality plates both design and taste wise

Ensuring that the

kitchen operates in a timely way that meets our quality standards

Fill in for the

Executive Chef in planning and directing food preparation when necessary

Resourcefully solve

any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation

Manage and train the

kitchen staff, establish working schedule and assess staff’s performance

Order supplies to

stock inventory appropriately

Comply with and

enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards

Maintain a positive

and professional approach with coworkers and customers

Qualifications and


Advanced reading,

writing and math skills

• Advanced knowledge of English. French and Dutch are a plus.

Food preparation

experience or training preferred

Carrying or lifting

items weighing up to 50 pounds / 23 kilograms

Standing up and

moving about the kitchen

Handling food,

objects, products and utensils

Bending, stooping,



Communication skills

are used frequently when interacting with the other cooks, wait staff and


Reading and writing

abilities are used often when preparing meals from a recipe, when assisting in


• Scheduling of the

kitchen staff, or when monitoring inventory

Mathematical skills,

including basic math, percentages, quantities, and variances are used


Ability to comply to local

laws regarding food handling or serving of alcohol

Have the ability to

work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and/or holidays


Job: Kitchen

Location: Belgium-Brussels

Requisition ID: BRU000103