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Sous Chef Interview Questions

"Sous chefs in commercial-grade kitchens need the food preparation skills, health and safety knowledge, and leadership skills to excel in a fast-paced, stressful envirnoment. For the interview, prepare to speak about your kitchen experience and personal cooking style, as well as any formal culinary education. Employers may also quiz you on foundational cooking recipes, proportions, and what changes you would make to an existing menu."

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Do you enjoy cooking buffet style? What kind of food do you have experience cooking?

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Yes, there are many possibilities to serve quality food buffet style.

Explain my management style.

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What have you done to motivate employees

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Will be ok having a supervisor younger than me

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What are your weaknesses?

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There wasn't any type of questions except one: "Can you do the job"?

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What makes you think you have what it takes to be Sous Chef?

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The most difficult part of this job is dealing with special diets during large events.

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what are your faults

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Never was able to interview with the Chef, after several emails to the GM (unreturned) and calls to the facility, was unable to even leave a message with the chef. Saw a post on a job board for a first cook for same Orlando location. Leads me to believe that the present First cook was promoted, using me as a "backup candidate" if he/she declined.

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