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Executive Sous Chef
Safta
3330 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO, USA
Safta hiring Executive Sous Chef in Denver, CO

Safta hiring Executive Sous Chef in Denver, CO

SaftaMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($65k - $70k)
Expires: Aug 14, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

3 years


Job Details

Safta Executive Sous Chef

Are you ready to take your culinary career to the next level? Pomegranate Hospitality is seeking an experienced and passionate Executive Sous Chef to lead our dynamic team at Safta, a James Beard award-winning modern Israeli restaurant helmed by Chef Alon Shaya. As an Executive Sous Chef, you will play a pivotal role in upholding Safta's culinary vision while taking charge of key leadership and management responsibilities.

As the Executive Sous Chef, you will be an integral part of Safta's management team, partnering closely with the Chef de Cuisine to drive the restaurant's culinary excellence and operational success. Your role will encompass overseeing the kitchen operations, nurturing the culinary team's growth, and ensuring the highest standards of food quality and execution. Moreover, you will have the unique opportunity to collaborate with the service team to create an unparalleled dining experience that aligns with our core values.

Expectations of a Sous Chef:

  • Collaborate closely with the Chef de Cuisine and culinary team to develop and execute innovative and flavorful menu items that align with Safta's culinary vision.
  • Lead, mentor, and inspire the culinary team, fostering a culture of continuous learning, growth, and teamwork.
  • Take a proactive role in the development and implementation of new menu offerings and seasonal specials, emphasizing the utilization of local and seasonal ingredients.
  • Uphold and enforce stringent cleanliness, organization, and food safety standards in the kitchen, setting an example for the team.
  • Oversee inventory management, ordering, and cost control to optimize kitchen operations and maintain financial efficiency.
  • Champion open communication, positivity, and collaboration within the kitchen environment.
  • Act as a role model for the team, exemplifying the values and culture of Pomegranate Hospitality on a daily basis.

What we hope you bring to the team:

  • Proven track record of excellence in a leadership role, such as an Executive Sous Chef or equivalent, preferably within a high-volume restaurant environment.
  • Extensive culinary knowledge encompassing diverse cooking techniques, flavor profiles, and innovative presentation.
  • Strong leadership acumen, with the ability to inspire, mentor, and delegate effectively.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and adeptness in managing time-sensitive tasks and priorities.
  • Uncompromising attention to detail, paired with a dedication to maintaining the highest quality standards.
  • Comprehensive understanding of health and safety regulations, ensuring strict adherence within the kitchen.
  • Proficiency in food costing, inventory management, and the overall operation of a busy kitchen.
  • Creative flair and a genuine passion for the culinary arts, demonstrated through your work.

Pomegranate Hospitality is proud to offer:

  • Competitive salary range of $65,000-$70,000, commensurate with experience and expertise.
  • Enjoy a dining discount at all Pomegranate Hospitality Core Restaurants.
  • Receive 2 weeks of Paid Time Off to recharge and relax.
  • Access comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options, along with a Short-Term Disability Policy.
  • Performance-driven bonus incentives to recognize your contributions.
  • Receive cell phone and parking stipends for your convenience.
  • Observe Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day as company holidays.
  • Partake in daily family meals to connect with your culinary colleagues.
  • Benefit from ongoing training and educational opportunities to foster your professional growth.

About our Company: Our mission is to spend our days together in a place where everyone feels comfortable and safe. To create a space, whether in our restaurant or throughout our community and beyond, focused on furthering love, mutual respect, and professional and personal fulfillment. We will stand up for and uphold our values of equality for all people no matter the circumstances and we will surround ourselves with people who share these values. Then, we will cook and serve, and be happy.

If you are interested in joining an inclusive, passionate team, please submit a resume through Culinary Agents or stop by Safta any day between 1-4pm to fill out an application.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($65,000.00 - $70,000.00)

Benefits & Perks: Dental Insurance, Dining Discounts, Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, Vision Insurance


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Part of Pomegranate Hospitality

Safta brings you on a journey through food and beverage which pays homage to the culinary landscape of Israel. With influences that stem from the Middle East, Europe and North Africa, this menu reflects a collection of moments where food and culture have crossed paths, offering a taste of an ever-evolving cuisine. Wood fired pita bread baked steps from the table will soak up the flavors of Israel, Bulgaria, Yemen, Syria, Morocco, Turkey, Palestine and Greece.

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