Sous Chef


Nutrition and Food Services


Aga Khan University Hospital


Karachi, Pakistan


Aga Khan University Hospital invites applications for the position of Sous Chef.


You must be a hands on person and ready to pitch in at various stations. You will lead the production team and will be responsible for variety of tasks that includes:

  • ensuring that daily /weekend store requirements for kitchen / grill / operations / bakery and butchery are properly made and checked.
  • replenishing during Breakfast/Mid-Morning meals/Lunch/Mid-Evening meals/Dinner and Night meals are provided smoothly during the service hours and advertised menu items are sufficient in quantity up to the closing service time.
  • ensuring sufficient supplies are available seven days a week for the production operations.
  • ensuring that the temperature of the food and food equipment are maintained according to the departmental quality indicators.
  • coordinating with Executive Chef regarding production staff duty schedules and ensuring that sufficient cooking/cleaning staffs are available throughout the week.
  • ensuring main kitchen/ grill area/ butchery area/ fridges/ bakery and bakery equipment are clean as per the schedule and established process.
  • following and maintaining food production processes and guidelines in line with the department management policies and procedures.
  • planning and conducting on-the job training sessions for production staff on monthly basis.
  • assisting management in planning of new kitchen facilities, menu themes and operational parameters.
  • assisting the Executive Chef in recruiting production staff.


  • Intermediate with 8 to 10 years related work experience including 4 to 5 years food production experience from 5 star hotel or institutional food services.
  • Matriculate with 15 to 16 years related work experience including 7 to 8 years food production experience from 5 star hotel or institutional food services.
  • Diploma in hotel and catering with apprenticeship will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of menu planning & physical food preparation and production. 
  • Ability to operate and maintain kitchen equipment safely.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent leadership qualities.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in Urdu and English.

To Apply

​Interested candidates should send their resume to human.resources@aku.edu

Kindly mark the subject with "10033942".

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Applications should be submitted latest by October 4, 2020