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Patina Restaurant Group at The Music Center hiring Sous Chef, Music Center, Patina Restaurant Group in Los Angeles, CA

Patina Restaurant Group at The Music CenterMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 28, 2019

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Our Exciting Work Environment

Sophisticated and stunning, the event facilities at the Music Center are where the most magical and chic events of Los Angeles unfold. Home to the most glamorous events, The Plaza offers a magnificent backdrop for gala events, with twinkling tree and the glow of the Music Center theaters. at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Fifth Floor offers sweeping views of Los Angeles, and is perfect for both weddings and corporate events.  Also in the Chandler Pavilion, The Founders Room features soaring ceilings and a world-class art collection, an intimate setting for pre-theatre gatherings and cocktail receptions. 


An immediate opportunity exists for an innovative and inspiring culinary professional with the ability to maintain our high standards of quality and guest satisfaction that creates an experience of innovation and cutting edge culinary. We offer great opportunities to build and grow into a professional culinary expert while maintaining friendly and enjoyable work environments.


  • Assist the Executive Chef with conducting 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.

  • Present daily specials to the dining room staff and provide verbal dish descriptions, if applicable and conduct necessary prep cooking for each service.

  • 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 weekly 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.

  • Responsible for maintaining labor & food cost at all times 

  • Open & flexible schedule required to meet the needs of the business

  • A minimum of 2 years experience as a Sous Chef or Kitchen Manager in a high volume, upscale establishment - hotel experience is a plus!

  • Knowledge and technical proficiency in catering and/or banquets highly preferred

  • Openness & willingness to learn. 

  • Clean work habits and attention to detail. 

  • Ability to multitask and remain in control in a high volume, fast-paced, demanding environment, while maintaining your sense of humor. 

  • Ability to think quickly on your feet, taking things in stride and executing with poise. 

  • Professional, polished appearance with the ability to interact with all types of team members. 

  • Proven ability to lead a staff and positively influence employee behavior. 

  • Must have excellent verbal communication skills and have the ability to work a flexible schedule. 

  • Certificate or degree in Culinary Arts a plus!

  • Basic computer knowledge including Word and Excel. 

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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Banquet Hall, Event, Entertainment Venue, Event Catering, Special Events Company

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