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Job Title : Sous Chef
Job Department : Culinary
Property : Six Senses Shaharut
Location : Israel
Language : Hebrew, English
Type : Full Time
Scope of Work : As Sous Chef, I fully comprehend the vision of Six Senses to help people reconnect with themselves, others and the world around them, plus our values of local sensitivity and global sensibility, crafted experiences, emotional hospitality, responsible and caring, fun and quirky and pioneering wellness. By embracing the Six Senses vision and values, I will deliver an exceptional experience for guests and develop hosts to be the very best they can be.

I will fully embrace, implement and safeguard the overall Wellness philosophy, concepts and programs such as Sleep with Six Senses, Eat With Six Senses and Grow With Six Senses. All aspects of these wellness and initiatives will be adopted and implemented throughout the operation and its strategic planning and development.

As one of the pillars of Wellness, I will safeguard the Eat With Six Senses program and make sure that this program and all other nutritional brand initiatives are fully embraced within the Food and Beverage/Kitchen department. All aspects of these wellness and nutrition initiatives will be adopted and implemented throughout the operation with particular focus on growing or making our own products.

Sustainability is at the core of everything we do at Six Senses. As Sous Chef, I will ensure all directives on environmental protection and preservation, re-usage and minimum wastage, purchasing and packaging such as the abolition of single-use plastic by 2022, social responsibility and all other practices documented in the Sustainability Guidelines are followed in the outlets to maintain a harmonious and sensitive approach to our environment and cultural surroundings.

In particular, I will monitor sorting of food and material waste and liaise with the gardeners for efficient food wastage removal for composting, plus for growing our own produce and featuring this produce in our culinary offering.

In this role, I will support the Executive Chef and assume responsibility for the efficient operation of the Kitchen department, including the Culinary, Stewarding and Organic Gardening teams to provide exceptional product and service within brand operating standards.

By keeping abreast of industry trends and practices and updating knowledge and skills to improve the product and service offering, I will continually focus on the rejuvenation of the culinary experience. Menus and signature dishes will be constantly assessed to remain relevant and in keeping with Six Senses wellness and sustainability practices and with seasonal availability, while Destination Dining experiences will reflect this innovation and creativity from a culinary sense.

An important part of the role is to interact with guests and hosts in a professional, courteous and positive manner and proactively seek feedback. In the event of guest complaints, I will effectively carry out service recovery to the satisfaction of guests.
Qualification : To execute the position of Sous Chef, I have the required qualifications, technical skills and more than five years’ experience in a similar role in luxury hotels with proven results. I possess a minimum of a Diploma in Culinary Arts or similar.

I am a personally involved, visible and proactive leader with excellent organizational skills, capable of providing focused direction and continuing to establish the property’s prominent position within the market. I possess a well-developed capability for strategic decision-making and a track record of proven results in the areas of customer satisfaction, operational excellence, host satisfaction, revenue and profit.

In terms of the frontline kitchen management, I have an intuitive sense of product and service quality, a passion for excellence and an understanding of the sophisticated needs of the luxury customer

From a people management perspective, I am a responsive, engaged and interactive leader, capable of building strong positive relationships with hosts that results in a shared vision of success for the operation, demonstrated ability to leverage shared resources and to manage through influence.

My financial acumen positions me as a business savvy leader with demonstrated financial understanding and interpretation of reports plus cost and inventory control.

*** All applicants must possess the legal right to work in Israel ***
Accommodation Provided : Yes
Benefit : Transportation provided from the host village to the resort and back.
Career growth opportunities both within Shaharut and worldwide at other Six Senses properties.
Earn complimentary room nights based on your service period with the Six Senses.
Job Code : SSSHR
HR Contact : Six Senses Shaharut