Sous Chef

The tasks a Cook, Institutional is expected to perform include:

Preparing, seasoning and cooking soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other food forconsumption in hotels, restaurants and other establishments

Frying, boiling, broiling, roasting or steaming vegetables, meats, fish and other food

Preparing salads, sandwiches, cakes, fruit juices and other cold foods

Supervising dish washing and preparing of vegetables and other foodstuffs for cooking

Skilled in preparing various delicacies

Ability to plan and supervise staff

Well-versed on preparing vegetables for further cooking

Proficient in supervising dish washing staff

Conversant with various cooking methods like boiling, baking, roasting and steaming

Ability to maintain

Food Hygiene Regulations

Knowledge of seasoning and recipes

Proficiency in managingcordialrelationshipwithguests

Will be updated

Flexibility and attentiveness

Time management skills

Good team leader


Attention to detail


It is not a desk job

Needs to handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Tourism and hospitality industry usually works for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is an option. In this case the working hours and days are flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with Low Vision (LV), One Leg (OL) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerousunder The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazards may include back aches, general fatigue, etc.

Health risks include exposure to fire while cooking, and possibilities of electric shocks due to use of gadgets like dishwasher, microwave, electric burners, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 years of experience ?INR 15,000 to INR 17,000 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 years of experience INR 18,500 to INR 22,000 per month

For candidates with over 5 years of experience INR 25,000 to INR 28,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

An Overview of the Tourism Sector


The sector currently employs over 6.9 million employees and is slated to employ more than 13 million by 2022. This implies an additional creation of ~6 million jobs in the nine - year period. The hotels subsector currently employs ~1.9 million employees, which is expected to reach to 2.3 million by 2022

Increase in workforce is likely to be driven by the creation of additional infrastructure in metros, tier 1 and 2 regions. Within the hotels subsector, about 50 percent of the workforce requirement is expected to occur in the graduate and above category

The restaurants subsector currently employs ~4.6 million employees and the employment base is expected to reach to 10.5 million by 2022.

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