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La Terrace hiring Epicerie / One Vanderbilt (OVA) SOUS CHEF in New York, NY

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Full Time • Salary ($65k)
Expired: Oct 31, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

3 years


Job Details

The Epicerie / One Vanderbilt (OVA) Sous Chef is responsible for overseeing the daily production team for the quick service cafes - Epicerie Boulud and La Terrace, and prepping and executing banquets with support from the One Vanderbilt Head Chef. The position requires a minimum of three years of high-end catering experience. Previous supervisory role and a culinary training degree is preferred, but not required. Strong English, French and Spanish communications skills are a plus.

The ideal candidate must possess superb communication skills along the ability to lead and provide structure in a team environment with a strong work ethic. The Epicerie / OVA Sous Chef ensures that all personnel and systems function efficiently so guests are satisfied, the business achieves budgeted profit levels, and employee morale is maintained in preparation and throughout events. 

The Epicerie / OVA Sous Chef supervises all the back-of-house staff and works in partnership with the General Managers, Epicerie Executive Chef, Corporate Chefs as well as the Director of Operations. This position is full-time and salary-based.


Essential Duties:

Store + Event + Catering Operations

  • Maintain the level of standards established by Daniel Boulud
  • Manage all aspects of the kitchen and event operations
  • Responsible for all aspects of food production including but not limited to quality assurance, cost control, employee training, employee relations and all related tasks
  • Have strong English communication skills
  • Must be able to nurture and maintain a team environment
  • Provide input for menu design
  • Attends meetings where food issues are discussed
  • Ensure that needed supplies are on hand
  • Have efficient computer skills and correctly utilize POS systems

Guest Service

  • Lead the culinary team at events and during daily retail production 
  • Ability to interact with diverse and high-volume customer base in a friendly and efficient manner
  • Monitor back of house staff appearance and take action as needed
  • Respond to any food complaints and take immediate action in support of guest recovery

Profitability and Cost Control

  • Maintain budgeted labor costs. Control overtime
  • Maintain budgeted food costs. Control waste
  • Negotiate with suppliers for best prices
  • Oversee food production for all stations
  • Assist chefs with tracking food costs as requested

Employees 

  • Conduct training as needed to ensure customer satisfaction and/or maintain profitability
  • Attend periodic meetings to increase communication
  • Assist with processing hiring information, introducing employee manual, and properly orienting new employees
  • Recognize the importance of employee morale and help to maintain it
  • Assist in resolving conflicts regarding back of the house staff
  • Handle discipline as needed

Maintenance

  • Monitor periodic maintenance schedule for all equipment
  • Conduct monthly sanitation inspection with Head Chef to maintain Company & Health Department Standards
  • Work with cooks to maintain kitchen equipment
  • Monitor appearance of kitchen and storerooms and take corrective action as required

Other Duties

  • Special projects as directed by Daniel Boulud, Executive Chef and Director of Operations

 
Competencies & Qualifications:

  • Three years of experience in high volume production environment, preferably in a supervisory role
  • Ability to interact positively with supervisor, management, coworkers, members, and the public to promote a team effort and maintain a positive and professional approach
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, accomplish tasks without direct instruction, and problem solve for the best solutions
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages
  • Actively practice food safety procedures
  • Able to train and motivate team
  • Organizational skills
  • Effective time management
  • Ability to produce a high volume of work in a timely manner, which is accurate, complete, and of high quality
  • Establish client relationships and ensuring maximum satisfaction


The Dinex Group is an equal opportunity employer. We offer competitive wages, medical/dental benefits, matching 401k plan, paid vacation and room for growth. For more information about The Dinex Group and Chef Daniel Boulud, please visit https://www.danielboulud.com


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($65,000.00)

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


Required Skills

Highly Organized

High-Touch Customer Service

High Volume Food Preparation

Effective Leader

Conflict Resolution

Culinary Creativity

Staff Management

Self-Disciplined

Cooking for Catering and Events

Time Management

Consistency

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Part of The Dinex Group, the Restaurant Group of Chef Daniel Boulud

La Terrace by DB is an F&B concierge amenity, located on 3rd floor of One Vanderbilt. The offering is available for the tenants of the building exclusively.

For more information about The Dinex Group and Chef Daniel Boulud, please visit www.danielboulud.com.
For more information about SL Green Realty Corp. and One Vanderbilt, please visit https://www.onevanderbilt.com/.

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