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Sous Chef
Pendry Chicago
230 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601, United States
Pendry Chicago hiring Sous Chef in Chicago, IL

Pendry Chicago hiring Sous Chef in Chicago, IL

Pendry ChicagoMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Oct 8, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

0-1 years


Job Details

Steeped in history, anchored in style. Set within the iconic 1929 Art Deco Carbide & Carbon Building in Chicago’s Loop neighborhood, Pendry Chicago is a modern-day luxury hotel that pays homage to both the past and the present with contemporary, comfortable interiors, signature culinary and cocktail concepts, and inspired gathering spaces throughout that embody the spirit of Chicago.

If you have passion for the best in hospitality, we want to talk to you!

Sous Chef

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

Supervise, train and work with all chef's staff to prepare, cook and present food according to hotel standard recipes in order to create quality food products.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB DUTIES:

  •  Assigns, in detail, specific duties to all employees under supervision for efficient operation of kitchen.
  •  Employs math skills to follow recipes, prep sheets, and inventory controls.
  •  Select, train and supervise kitchen staff in the proper preparation of menu items and all areas of kitchen operations.
  •  Schedule culinary associates so that proper coverage is maintained while keeping payroll costs in line according to established budgets and re-forecasts.
  •  Ensure proper receiving, storage (including temperature-setting) and rotation of food products so as to comply with Health Department regulations.
  •  Adhere to control procedures for cost and quality, portioning, presentation.
  •  Maintain specific set food and labor cost, established budgeted numbers and re-forecasts.
  • Supervises daily cleaning of walk-in and reach-in boxes for safety reasons.
  • Maintains vacation schedule for proper staffing.
  • Reports any equipment in need of repair to chef and engineering, for service.
  • Performs other duties as requested, such as V.I.P. parties and staff meetings.
  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, colleagues may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this Job, the associate is regularly required to walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk and hear.  The associate is occasionally required to stand and taste and smell.  The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The associate must have the ability to work in extreme conditions like freezers and kitchens, occasional environmental exposures to cold, heat, Hot surfaces, steam, wet floors, hot grease, and water. Associate must have good dexterity to handle equipment (knives, slicers, mixers, pots, pans, other sharps objects, electrical shocks, etc). Associate must be able to use a chef knife. The associate must have the capability to check quality and portion sizes.

SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Thorough knowledge of food products, standard recipes and proper preparation.
  • Advanced working knowledge of food safety and sanitation.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English to comprehend and communicate job functions.
  • Finger/hand dexterity in order to operate food machinery.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 50 lbs. on a continuous schedule.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  High School education preferred. Culinary of apprenticeship program preferred.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Previous experience as a Sous Chef in an upscale or luxury hotel
  • 4 - 5 Years high volume, hotel supervisory experience, hands-on line cooking experience. 
  • Ability to adapt to changing production levels, manage, motivate, lead crew members on a daily basis.

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES:

Ability to obtain any government required license or certificate.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k

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