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Sous Chef
il Buco Alimentari & Vineria
53 Great Jones Street, New York, NY 10012, United States
il Buco Alimentari & Vineria hiring Sous Chef in New York, NY

il Buco Alimentari & Vineria hiring Sous Chef in New York, NY

il Buco Alimentari & VineriaMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($70k - $80k)
Expires: Jul 13, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

We are looking for a talented and experienced Sous Chef who shares our passion to join our team at il Buco Alimentari & Vineria. Our ideal candidate is passionate about food, and wants to expand their horizons. They have a positive attitude, good hand skills, are attentive to details, and are willing to accept direction as necessary.

The Sous Chef will take full responsibility for his or her duties. Leading, teaching and disciplining employees, under the guidance of the Executive Chef and Chef de Cuisine.  Striving to exceed guest expectations, while working as a team with other Sous Chefs.

The il Buco Family is committed to a positive work environment and a committment to our employees. COVID-19 has affected the restaurant industry in a multitude of ways and our team strives to be the change within the industry, if you want to be a part of hospitality 2.0, join us!

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Sous Chef to join our kitchen team.

Requirements for Success:

  • Commitment to excellence
  • Ability to lead a kitchen and provide mentorship
  • Ordering and Vendor Management
  • R&D and costings knowledge
  • Desire to learn 
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work cleanly and efficiently
  • Attention to detail
  • Capable of working well in a team environment
  • Flexible Availability

Culinary 

  • Supervise the hourly line cooks and prep cooks as they prepare their daily mise en place and prep mise en place
  • Ensure that the walk-in coolers and dry storage spaces are kept clean and organized in accordance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) guidelines and restaurant guidelines
  • Taste the daily mise en place to ensure proper seasoning and quality
  • Lead an assigned station to ensure that all line cooks are preparing and plating the dishes properly
  • Work in conjunction with the dining room and kitchen expeditor to ensure proper timing of all courses leaving the kitchen
  • Work in conjunction with the Chef de Cuisine and porter team to ensure that all equipment and facilities are maintained in accordance with building standards and basic service standards
  • Maintain the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) documentation focusing on data entry and daily upholding of standards

 Hiring 

  • Assist in interviewing potential kitchen employees when needed
  • Actively seek out new members for our kitchen team to ensure a proper foundation as the restaurant grows and develops
  • Act as the primary supervisor of line cooks, prep cooks, and dishwasher / porter teams and facilitate their growth via skills training and daily mentorship

 Menu Development 

  • Support the Chef de Cuisine with the development of new dishes
  • Assist in writing and costing recipes for menu
  • Develop new techniques for each dish as they become necessary

 Qualification Standards 

  • 2+ years management experience required
  • Must have a NYC Food Handler's Certificate (or get one upon hire) 
  • Advanced and accurate knife skills
  • Ability to read and follow recipes and standards
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Capability to teach and mentor others
  • Ability to work independently and coordinate multiple tasks
  • Experience with a variety of cooking styles and techniques
  • Ability to adapt and make decisions quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

This is not an all inclusive list of responsibilities. A Full Job description will be provided upon offer. 

il Buco is committed to offering a safe, kind, and supportive work environment for people from all walks of life. il Buco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and fosters a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.  If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]. il Buco will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($70,000.00 - $80,000.00)

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


Required Skills

Advanced Knife Skills

Menu Development

Recipe Development

Kitchen Equipment Maintenance

Family Meal Preparation

Fish Butchery

Food Handler Certification

Inventory Management

Cleaning / Sanitation

Kitchen Management

Meat Butchery

Meat Cookery

Events Management

Ordering / Purchasing

Receiving

300+ Covers Per Night

Pasta Dough Making

Portioning

Vendor Management

Sauteing

Scheduling

Woodfire Cooking

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Part of Il Buco Family

il Buco Alimentari & Vineria opened in 2011 as a casual dining offshoot of il Buco, and has since earned a 3-star review from the NY Times. We specialize in house-made salumi, breads, pasta, and pastries, offering ambitious and inspired employees the opportunity to train at several different stations, learning multiple skills. We use locally-sourced ingredients from our partner farms upstate, as well as the highest quality specialty ingredients imported from Sicily to provide a truly unique dining experience for our guests.

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