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Sous Chef

Business Unit:  The Peninsula Istanbul
Location:  Istanbul

The Peninsula Istanbul is located in the historic Karaköy area overlooking the Bosphorus – the meeting point of Asia and Europe. The hotel will feature 177 luxurious guest rooms and suites, a grand ballroom with sweeping views of the Bosphorus, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, spa and a verdant garden on the waterfront. 


As we continue to expand the pre-opening team, The Peninsula Istanbul is seeking to hire a Sous Chef. 


  • An exceptional opportunity to join our high-profile hotel opening in Istanbul.
  • The Peninsula Hotels espouses luxury service, dedication to our customers, and commitment to our employees. 
  • Be a part of the pre-opening process with a highly experienced team.


Key accountabilities


  • Coordinate and direct all aspects of the kitchen operation.
  • Control the ordering and requisitions to meet budgeted costs.
  • Develop, motivate, supervise, and coach departmental employees in maintaining a culture in compliance with mission, vision, values, and cores principles HSH.
  • Administer the duty schedules and present them to the CDC / Executive Sous Chef for approval.
  • Supervise the work allocation to staff according to their knowledge and skill level.
  • Ensure personnel, physical and environmental hygiene is maintained in adherence to HACCP.
  • Collaborate with the Food and Beverage team and the catering team and all necessary stakeholders to achieve marketing and business goals and objectives.


General requirements


  • Minimum 4–6-year experience in 5-star hotel or similar.  
  • 2-3 years in leadership role.
  • High School Diploma or diploma from culinary school or apprenticeship (or equivalent).
  • Ability to maintain an extremely sanitary environment while working.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the team.
  • High level of creativity.
  • Fluent English and Turkish communication proficiency.


We would be delighted to receive your CV and will liaise directly with suitable applicants.



About The Peninsula Istanbul

The Peninsula Istanbul will offer spectacular views of the Bosphorus Strait, the meeting point of East and West. Located in the historic Karaköy district, the hotel will feature 177 opulent guestrooms and a glamourous rooftop, forming part of the Salıpazarı Port re-development, which also features a cruise terminal, public squares, restaurants and museums. 

Requisition ID:  38003

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