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Catering Sous Chef
Boka Catering Group
Chicago, IL, United States
Boka Catering Group hiring Catering Sous Chef in Chicago, IL

Boka Catering Group hiring Catering Sous Chef in Chicago, IL

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jul 30, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Boka Restaurant Group’s premier catering division, Boka Catering Group, is currently seeking a Catering Sous Chef to join our team! 


BENEFITS & PERKS: Health, Dental, and Voluntary Benefits Package (available after 90 days), employer-sponsored mental health and resource program, 401(k) program, life insurance, wellness benefits, paid parental leave, paid vacation, career mentorship and growth potential, and dining incentives across our 20+ establishments!    

 

ABOUT BOKA RESTAURANT GROUP: Boka Restaurant Group is a James Beard Award-winning group, anchored by partnerships with some of American’s greatest chefs. With a firm belief that genuine hospitality makes the world a more human place, we strive beyond convention to believe in and support each other, care for our communities, and work together to build the world we want to live in. View our restaurants here: https://www.bokagrp.com/ 
 
ABOUT BOKA CATERING GROUP: Lead by Michelin-starred chef Guiseppe Tentori, Boka Catering Group provides the ultimate catering experience for any event desiring premiere restaurant-quality service and cuisine in even the most demanding locations. From intimate in-home dinner parties to personalized weddings and extravagant corporate events, Boka Catering Group has fulfilled hundreds of culinary wishes for a myriad of events. Our team remains enthusiastic, creative, and inventive—continuing to pave the way for innovations in the catering industry. 

 

CATERING SOUS CHEF’S RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:  

  • Assisting in ordering all products based on par systems and inventory management. Overseeing all ordering and inventory to ensure low Food Costs.  
  • Recruiting, hiring, scheduling, reviewing and terminating. Managing staff schedules and ensure cuts are being made whenever possible. Fill in for hourly employees when necessary to minimize labor costs.  
  • Maintaining open lines of communication with all management and upper management to address any issues or concerns as they arise. Participating in Manager meetings to address these issues.  
  • Overseeing quality control of all food production and execution.  
  • Ordering food for all catering events, while working within the food budget for each event.  
  • Overseeing all catering events, including ordering, preparing, and executing the menu on site.  
  • Developing unique and visually appealing plating designs for new dishes.  
  • Creating new menu items upon guest requests and seasonally. Recording the recipes of these menu items for consistent replication.  
  • Ensuring all health and safety standards are upheld by enforcing high sanitation standards.  
  • Addressing all kitchen-related problems and incidences in a timely and effective manner.  
  • Daily maintenance of BOH systems - Continually follow and tweak all BOH systems from AM walkthrough, temp logs, line checks, prep lists, order guides, etc.  
  • Daily follow-through of BOH systems - It is mandatory that all BOH systems that are created are firmly used to the specification of the Executive Chef.  
  • Completing and maintaining inventories with purchaser.  
  • Attending all mandatory meetings.  
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Purchase and Loss Statement on a monthly basis.  
  • Continually working through R&D process with Executive Chef to further dishes on the menu.  
  • Reporting directly to the Executive Chef. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Managerial experience 
  • Patient and empathetic toward others 
  • Practices high standards of cleanliness 
  • Strong leadership skills 
  • Highly organized 
  • Efficient at multi-tasking 
  • Experience in mass-volume production 

 

This is an ideal position for someone who is dedicated to providing great service and is seeking to become a member of a hard-working and fun team! 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Ability to lift 10- 20lbs if necessary. 
  • Safely and effectively use all necessary tools and equipment. 
  • Stand and walk for the entirety of an eight-hour shift, including moving safely through all areas of the restaurant. 

 

If you feel you meet the requirements, are a team player, experienced, passionate, and dedicated to your craft, we want to hear from you!  Please reply with a copy of your resume AND a cover letter detailing why you'd be a great addition to our team! 

 

COMPENSATION DETAILS: 

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts


Required Skills

Advanced Knife Skills

Kitchen Management

Food Safety Knowledge

Attention to Detail

Cleaning / Sanitation

Multitasking

Organizational Skills

Team Management

Adaptability

Communication

Conflict Resolution

Efficiency

High Volume Catering

Integrity

Positive Attitude

Prioritization

Problem Solving

Creativity

Leadership

Proactive

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We provide the ultimate catering experience for any event requiring restaurant quality service and cuisine in even the most demanding locations. More than just food on a plate, we provide highly trained servers, bartenders and our very own, Michelin starred chef, Giuseppe Tentori.

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