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The Kitchen for Exploring Foods hiring Sous Chef, Kitchen For Exploring Foods, Patina Restaurant Group in Pasadena, CA

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Nov 27, 2019

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Our Exciting Work Environment

Extraordinary quality is the essence of The Kitchen. Every detail for an event, from the first inquiry to the final invoice, is given exceptional care and attention, leaving a client to simply relax and enjoy every moment. We love our clients and take food personally. Our affable culture has allowed us to serve Los Angeles, Orange County, Palm Springs and Santa Barbara for more than three decades. We are founded on offering the best quality, creative presentation, and authentic hospitality. Each event is thoughtfully curated to transcend dreams into a memorable reality for our guests.


• Assist the Executive Chef conduct smooth operation of kitchen functions.
• Train, supervise and motivate subordinate staff.
• Order dry and fresh goods and determine whether food meets quality standards and or needs to be rejected; approve invoices of food delivered during the assigned shift.
• Participate in selection, hiring and promotion of potential cooks, dishwashers and other back of the house positions.
• Attend events and spearhead execution of culinary while collaborating with the front of house
• Responsible for kitchen operations in absence of superior chefs (days off, vacation, etc.)
• Inspect cleanliness and organization of kitchen, prep kitchen, dishwashing area, and pastry kitchen to comply with the high standards of the Health Department.
• Assist in monthly inventory of total kitchen small wares and kitchen equipment.
• Inspects all food to insure compliance with federal and state standards, as well as internal quality standards. Must be able to fully manage the food safety program of the organization.



• Minimum 3 years of culinary background and 2 years’ experience as a Sous Chef, Event Chef, or Catering Chef in a high-volume catering company, or in a hotel or restaurant with significant banquet and events 
• Certificate or degree in Culinary Arts preferred.
• Offsite Catering experience heavily preferred.
• Servsafe, Food Safety Handler certification required. 
• Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays in addition to normal business hours, as needed.
• Has experience working with and an understanding of P&L’s and budgeting techniques.
• Have a passion for culinary excellence; open and willing to learn new techniques.
• Able to speak clearly and listen attentively to supervisors, employees and customers; able to give direction as necessary.
• Ability to navigate and utilize Microsoft Office Suite programs (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), appropriate point of sale (POS) systems, and any other required operating machines (i.e. online or digital reservation systems).

Resume required with application for consideration.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

Who We Are

Take your career beyond the ordinary—to the extraordinary, with Patina Restaurant Group and Delaware North.

Patina Restaurant Group, a bi-coastal boutique company, continues to grow as a leader in the premium segment of the restaurant industry! Boasting approximately 80 restaurants and hospitality venues in performing arts centers, Patina Restaurant Group offers outstanding career opportunities for talented & highly motivated professionals who have an eye for detail and an appreciation for the exceptional quality and level of service they stand for.

Our family of restaurants are aligned with unique architectural landmarks and cultural institutions that strive to enrich the American experience through fine arts, dance, music, theatre and performance. PRG operates exciting restaurants in world famous locations: from Lincoln Ristorante at Lincoln Center to the Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center; timeless spaces like the Michelin-starred Patina at Walt Disney Concert Hall, or fresh new collaborations like Morimoto Asia - our restaurants offer the finest in artisanal culinary inspirations.

Patina Restaurant Group is a proud subsidiary of Delaware North. And at Delaware North - whether it's in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants - there's no telling where your career can ultimately take you! We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. Delaware North is one of the largest and most admired, privately-held hospitality companies in the world, and when put together with Patina Restaurant Group's exceptional cuisine, landmark locations, and genuine hospitality – the sky is the limit.



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