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Sous Chef at Land and Sea Dept at Chicago Athletic Association (LSD at CAA)

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired on Aug 11, 2018

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2 years

Job Details

We are seeking a Sous Chef with high volume and fine dining background experience. This position oversees and coordinates daily activities and operations of cooks. They must be a team player. Ideal candidate can multi task at all levels, and has strong communication skills. Ideal candidate is knowledgeable concerning inventory and has prior experience with food costing. They must have the ability to lead kitchen staff and oversee production and quality. Must be clean and organized. They will assist in culinary operations and the training of staff.
Candidate must be able to efficiently problem solve. Composure, being calm under pressure, is highly valued.
Food service sanitation certification will be required.

Chicago Athletic Association has been converted to a 241-room luxury lifestyle hotel featuring multiple restaurants, and interactive game room, ballrooms and retail spaces.

Land & Sea Dept. is a concept and project development studio working across disciplines. Its principles have decades of involvement in the fields of art, construction, design, event production, hospitality, identity, marketing, music and woodworking. Our projects cover a wide range of fields. Practical projects include Lost Lake, Thank You., Parson’s Chicken & Fish, and Longman & Eagle.

Compensation details

Access to Healthcare, Paid Time Off, Daily Meal, Positive and Progressive Work Environment

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Handling



Culinary Menu / Recipe Development

Enforcement Of Safety / Sanitation Standards


Fish Cookery

Fish butchery

Food Cost Optimization

Food Handlers Certificate

Food Safety Knowledge


General knife handling



Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Kitchen management

Meat Butchery

Meat Cookery

Menu development

On-site Special Events

Ordering / Purchasing

Ordering / Receiving

Over 300 covers a night



Servesafe Certified


Staff education / motivation

Ticket Management

Up to 100 covers a night

Vegetable Breakdown

Vegetable cookery

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Award-winning Chicago-based creative studio Land and Sea Dept. is proud to operate the second floor bars and restaurants at the historic Chicago Athletic Association hotel: Cherry Circle Room, Drawing Room, Game Room and Milk Room.

These venues offer a range of experiences for visitors - creative cocktail, food and wine offerings, private and semi-private party options, as well as diverse and engaging event programming.

Visit us at 12 S. Michigan, on the second floor.