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Sous Chef
hinoki & the bird
10 W Century Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90067
hinoki & the bird hiring Sous Chef in Los Angeles, CA

hinoki & the bird hiring Sous Chef in Los Angeles, CA

hinoki & the birdMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 1, 2019

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2 years

Job Details
We are always looking for bright, energetic, hospitable, talented people who share our passion for creative food and artful hospitality. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Summary:

The Sous Chef is responsible for delegation of main kitchen line management and technical food production. This position is responsible for the preparation of high quality meals in accordance with standards, menu specifications and production schedules. Works to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maximizing the financial performance in all areas of responsibility.

Essential Job Functions:

-Executes and supervises food production activities
-Monitors and controls all labor and food costs through effective scheduling, training and supervising the production of the food to ensure that budgeted food cost, kitchen labor cost and related operating expense goals are achieved
-Expedites orders to maximize efficient production and delivery to the guest in the proper order
-Monitors and controls the maintenance and sanitation of the kitchen and equipment to ensure a healthy, safe work environment in compliance with company and industry standards
-Conducts quality checks of goods received
-Monitors and ensures compliance with recipe specifications
-Ensure that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed and directed
-Guide, motivate, train and develop line employees
-Complete necessary management assignments to include: Inventory, recipe standardization, routine equipment/kitchen inspections, manage documented culinary employee files and payroll
-Performs other related duties as assigned or requested


To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Experience:

-Minimum 2 years kitchen staff supervisory experience
-Minimum 5 years technical food production experience in casual fine dining restaurant
-Well-rounded food background with extensive knowledge of all kitchen equipment
-Technical experience and demonstrated proficiency in Butchery, Garde Manger and Pastry
-Proficient in computer applications and software
-Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
-Excellent verbal, written communication
-Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
-Confident and effective operational and motivational speaking skills
-Ability to calculate and apply figures and amounts in recipe and labor costing and control.
-Ability to follow delegation while providing technical and management troubleshooting and problem solving techniques
-Demonstrated operational logical: multi-unit prioritization skills
-Strong interpersonal staff relations and leadership skills
-Ability to provide consistent food quality
-Excellent conflict resolution skills

Hinoki and the brid is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Compensation details

Health benefits, parking, PTO

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New American, Californian, Asian

Upscale Casual

Part of Culinary Lab

Hinoki & the Bird is an imaginative dining concept that pushes modern California cooking to vibrant new bounds. Taking cues from travels through the Silk Road, the restaurant serves as a colorful kaleidoscope where bright flavors, a healthful sensibility, and technique harmoniously collide. The Milo Garcia-designed indoor/outdoor space is housed on the ground floor of Related Companies’ luxury condominium tower, The Century.