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Executive Sous Chef
J Scott Catering
189 Pennsylvania Ave, Malvern, PA 19355, United States
J Scott Catering hiring Executive Sous Chef in Malvern, PA

J Scott Catering hiring Executive Sous Chef in Malvern, PA

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Full Time • Salary (55,000 plus)
Expired: Sep 26, 2019

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4 years

Job Details

One of the area’s top caterers located on the Main Line is seeking a professional, organized and organized team player to assume the full-time position of Sous Chef .

The Sous Chef is responsible for assisting the Executive Chef in preparing and executing menus, ensuring a high level of performance and client satisfaction. The Sous Chef is also responsible for the daily preparation of food items and the kitchen’s day-to-day operation.

  • Assists in managing the day-to-day operation of the kitchen, coordinating food production schedules and ensuring highest level of food quality, taste and presentation
  • Participates in food preparation, produce food consistently high quality, taste and presentation
  • Controls food cost by assisting in training kitchen staff on the proper methods of food preparation and handling, by training kitchen employees on how to handle leftover food items
  • Ensures that all kitchen employees consistently adhere to uniform, grooming and appearance standards
  • In conjunction with the Executive Chef, establishes goals for the kitchen, anticipates and resolves problems concerning all facets of the kitchen, anticipates trends, initiates approved profit-oriented and cost saving ideas/activities
  • Establishes and requires strict adherence to health department sanitation and food handling guidelines
  • In conjunction with the Executive Chef, develops menus and creates and ensures adherence to recipes and product specifications. Trains kitchen staff on all new menus
  • The Sous Chef must maintain effective communication within the kitchen, be responsive to staff suggestions and concerns and work to resolve problems
  • Maintains effective working relationships with other departments
  • Completes daily food orders based upon scheduled events and projected levels of business
  • Conducts regular inspections of the entire kitchen/dishwashing areas and coolers and promptly acts to correct deficiencies found during inspection
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Intermediate understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills
  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures
  • 4-6 years kitchen management/supervisory experience required
  • Professional communication skills are required.
  • Ability to take direction.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays

To be considered for this position, candidates should send a resume along with salary requirements.

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation details

Health Benefits, 401 K, PTO,Signing Bonus!!!

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Banquet Hall, Event, Private / Social Club, Event Catering, Corporate Catering, Special Events Company

J. Scott Catering has been catering and producing events in the Greater Philadelphia area since 1995.

Over the decades, we have continuously improved our services. We have added connections, venues and staff to best suit your event or wedding needs. Our entire team is proud to create fresh, personalized events with tremendous attention to detail.

A Legacy of Culinary Achievement
Fantastic food has been our top priority for two decades. Our talented culinary staff collaborates beautifully with our guests in pursuit of the finest farm-to-table dishes. It is undoubtedly our focus and our passion.

We develop one-of-a-kind menus in our state-of-the-art kitchen and transport food safely in our refrigerated trucks for cooking and further preparation on-site.

Innovative Menus
Our chef and culinary team follow the latest food trends with great interest. Your events will have innovative food styles, unique presentation and splendid flavor combinations that you could not find anywhere else. Our services are personalized to your exact tastes.

Supportive Services Beyond Your Menu
There is certainly more to creativity and successful events than food, menus and presentation.

In addition to all of the above, our event designers and operations team remain inventive and original in planning the intricate details of your event. No task is too small, and no element is overlooked. We are always up to the challenge of creating exactly what you want in the venue and the style in which you want it.

See for Yourself!