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Steuben’s Food Service is one of three concepts from Secret Sauce F&B, the locally-owned, independent restaurant group based in Denver.
Our first restaurant, Vesta Dipping Grill, opened in 1997 in what was, at the time, the upcoming neighborhood of Lodo. Steuben’s first location followed, in 2006, in the then re-emerging Uptown area at 17th and Pearl. Steuben’s quickly gained great popularity with its regional American menu, award-wining classic cocktail program, and eye-catching design. Ace Eat Serve, a multi-use eatery consisting of Asian restaurant, ping-pong hall, event space, plus patio and bar, opened in 2012 next door to Steuben’s. In early 2016, Steuben’s opened its second location on Ralston Road in Arvada, CO., another neighborhood with great history that welcomes an evolving restaurant scene.
Steuben’s is seeking sous chef candidates for the Arvada location. This position has an opportunity for growth.
The ideal applicant has previous kitchen management experience as well as experience working professionally and productively in every station of a kitchen. These individuals should be clean, efficient, and detail-oriented. Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to demonstrate consistent, positive energy is an absolute must. (Ill-tempered chefs or those susceptible to losing their cool need not apply.) Candidates should have the ability to confidently guide and direct kitchen staff. Cost and labor analysis are reviewed weekly so applicants should be comfortable with or very willing to learn the numbers side of kitchen management. Job responsibilities include food cost management, inventory control, schedule writing, and input into creating menu items or daily specials.
This is a salary position with a starting salary of $47,500. Benefits are comprehensive and can be discussed during an interview. Again, this position can offer an opportunity to grow for the right chef.
Desired Skill Set & Qualifications:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• 3 or more years kitchen experience, minimum 1 year management experience preferred
• Strong kitchen skills, technique, and proficiency in all kitchen stations.
• Strong leadership, management, and cimmunication skills; ability to provide feedback, communicate clearly, resolve conflict, and foster teamwork
• Experience and passion for working with Regional American Cuisine
• Working knowledge or willingness to learn administrative duties including cost and labor analysis, not afraid of computers
If interested please email your resume and a paragraph about why you are qualified to the position.
Plus benefits incl Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance; paid vacation days; quarterly bonus program and more
Culinary Menu / Recipe Development
Food Cost Optimization
Food Safety Knowledge
Ordering / Purchasing
Staff education / motivation
Part of Secret Sauce