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Sous Chef
Alinea
1723 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614
Alinea hiring Sous Chef in Chicago, IL

Alinea hiring Sous Chef in Chicago, IL

AlineaMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($70k - $75k)
Expires: May 10, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

3 years


Job Details
Description

Alinea is seeking a Sous Chef to join our team in Chicago. The ideal candidate has extraordinary attention to detail, exacting focus, and strong kitchen management experience. This role requires dedication, passion, creativity, and the ability to persevere through challenging services while constantly striving to maintain the standards of The Alinea Group and our leaders.

A concept founded by Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas, Alinea has been globally praised for its molecular gastronomy techniques and innovative approach to modernist cuisine, pushing boundaries in a multi-sensory dining experience. It is one of only 13 restaurants in the U.S. to earn the coveted Michelin 3-Star rating. It has also been named the Best Restaurant in the World by Elite Traveler, the Best Restaurant in North America by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, and the Best Restaurant in the U.S. by Gourmet and Business Insider. Driven by the notion of doing the unexpected, guests can be assured to leave the dining room feeling inspired.

Responsibilities

Manage daily kitchen operations including, but not limited to:

  • Ability to teach and run all stations with precision and consistency
  • Daily inventory and ordering
  • Auditing all kitchen areas and staff for compliance with health code
  • Assisting CDC staff training and further education
  • Assisting CDC with staff scheduling
  • Lead by example and maintain positive work environment
  • Work under the guidance of our CDC, Executive Chef, and Alinea Group leadership
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager
Requirements
  • 5 years+ as Chef de Partie and/or 2 years+ as Sous Chef
  • Unprecedented work ethic
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, chef-driven environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Ability to take direction well and pivot priorities quickly and efficiently
  • Thinks clearly, quickly, and maintains concentration during high pressure situations

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work on your feet for at least 8 hours
  • Must be able to move, pull or lift at least 35 pounds
  • Must be able to climb stairs multiple times per shift
Benefits
  • Exempt Salaried position, starting at $70,000/year (earning potential up to $78,000/year - bonuses and benefits included in this amount)
  • Major holidays off and paid
  • Medical, vision, dental and life benefits available on the 1st of the month following full-time employment paid by the company 100%.
  • Paid time off
  • 401(K) with a company match up to 4% of deferred earnings.
  • CTA/Ventra discount available after 1 month of full-time employment.
  • Employee Dining Discount, 20% to any Alinea Group restaurant.
  • Referral Bonus Program Available.

The Alinea Group is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity in gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, age, veteran status, life experiences and ideas. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities and strive to provide an inclusive culture that embraces diversity.

Must be eligible to legally work in the United States. We use E-Verify.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($70,000.00 - $75,000.00)

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


Required Skills

Kitchen Management

Knife Skills

Leadership

BOH Team Leadership

Advanced Knife Skills

Team Development and Training

Food Safety Knowledge

Ordering / Purchasing

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Part of The Alinea Group

Alinea was founded in 2005 by Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas.

Featuring a single, seasonally driven tasting menu of between 18 and 22 courses, the experience of dining at Alinea is not only delicious, but also fun, emotional, and provocative.

Alinea has been universally praised for its innovative approach to modernist cuisine. It has three times been named the Best Restaurant in America and is the only restaurant in Chicago, and one of only 12 in the U.S., to earn the coveted Michelin 3-Star rating. It has also won the James Beard Award for Best Service in the United States.

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