Executive Sous Chef (Pastry Background)

Business Unit:  The Peninsula Shanghai
Location:  Shanghai

Working alongside a high profile and prestigious team, we are seeking an Executive Sous Chef to achieve the company’s objectives and create a memorable guest experience.


  • Work for an award-winning luxury hotel group
  • Report directly to Executive Chef and be a senior leader 
  • An exceptional opportunity to join our high-profile flagship hotel in Shanghai


Key Accountabilities 


  • Coordinates and assist to lead the Kitchens and collaborates within the Food and Beverage Division and all necessary stakeholders to achieve business goals, new projects and objectives.
  • Produces all food required for the assigned kitchens and controls the daily ordering and requisitions to meet budgeted costs.
  • Ensures that the hotel cost control policies and procedures are followed and prevents wastage of surplus stock without undue sacrifice on food quality.
  • Maintains up to date technical worksheets, recipes and costings and ensures understanding and compliance from team members. 
  • Hires, develops, motivates, supervises and coaches departmental employees.
  • Develop menus for the hotel considering factors such as product availability, service cost, marketing conditions, number to be served, seasonal factors, etc. and to establish and maintain appropriate food portions with respect to the hotel’s pricing policy.
  • Liaising with purchasing to make sure all food products purchased are the best price available. 


General Requirements 


  • Three years’ experience in similar position (Food production or related work). 
  • Fluent communication in English. 
  • Service etiquette and five-star service standards. 
  • Strong communication with staff, guests, managers and inter-personal skills. 
  • Able to work different shifts and help other F&B departments when required. 


We are delighted to receive your resume and will liaise directly with suitable applicants. 



About The Peninsula Shanghai

Established in 2009, The Peninsula Shanghai was the first new building to open on Shanghai’s historic Bund for more than 70 years. With stunning facilities, world-class services and Michelin-starred restaurants, The Peninsula Shanghai blends an exquisite retro-style interior with contemporary comfort.

Requisition ID:  42593

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