Sous Chef

Jeddah, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Full Time
Mid Level

About Calo 

Launched in Bahrain in November of 2019, Calo is on a mission to make healthy easy. We’re a team of dedicated people driving this mission by providing better, faster, and cheaper ways to access food through technology. 

Role overview

To function as the Sous Chef for the Calo Kitchen, to work alongside the head chef to manage daily kitchen activities, including overseeing staff, aiding with menu preparation, ensuring food quality and freshness, monitoring ordering and stocking. The successful candidate will employ their culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our customers’ satisfaction.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely way that meets our quality standards
  • Fill in for the head chef in planning and directing food preparation when necessary
  • Resourcefully solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation
  • Manage and train kitchen staff, establish working schedule and assess staff’s performance
  • Must be able to clearly communicate tasks to team members
  • Order supplies to stock inventory appropriately
  • Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers
  • Produce high-quality plates both design and taste-wise

Ideal Candidate


  • Must have had previous experience as  CDP or Sous Chef
  • Must have 8 years of experience as a sous chef within the hospitality and catering industry
  • Must be currently present in KSA
  • Must be a proficient communicator in English 
  • Previous experience in a food manufacturing facility experience is a plus

Knowledge and competency

  • Has had team-leading  experiences
  • Exceptional proven ability of kitchen management
  • Ability in dividing responsibilities and monitoring progress
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes


  • Strong communicator 
  • Pleasant personality and able to lead with empathy

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