Sous Chef Interview Questions

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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Resort Lifestyle Communities
Sous Chef was asked...December 16, 2014

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

1 Answers

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

Wegmans Food Markets

What have you done to motivate employees

1 Answers

I spoke about getting younger employees motivated to get to work on time

Sous Chef was asked...November 3, 2015

Explain my management style.

1 Answers

Principle based leadership. Always be the hardest worker in the room.

The River Club (GA)

Do you have experience with fine dining?

4 Answers

Yes I’ve had many years of fine dining


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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Sous Chef was asked...November 10, 2017

Why you leave your present job

3 Answers

Looking for a new oppourtunity wuth a better profit

I was in New Zealand. I left from my previous workplace because my visa ended. That’s the reason I applied this job. Less

i was in bali indonesia.i left from my previous work place because my visa ended.that is the reason i applied this job. Less

The Rittenhouse

Why banquets? (As I was originally a restaurant cook my whole career.)

3 Answers

The planning behind banquets fits my logical side and I really appreciate the revenue it brings in to a company. Less

Because the answer for the creativity beyond the status of a title Mallards just to accommodate the gas Ingenuity of the imagination of the person that has the inside to be Innovative and creative. Less

Make it original making a staple making passionate.

Compass Food Sales
Sous Chef was asked...December 15, 2017

How long I worked in the industry

3 Answers

11 years

As much as i can .

5 year

When can you start?

3 Answers

I am ready


after one month notice period

Sous Chef was asked...December 30, 2015

Can you work seventy hours a week.

3 Answers

no problem

Yes I can

Yes I can

Marriott International

Why do you want to work here

3 Answers

Broasted chef


Broasted chef

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