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Sous Chef
Sawa
75 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Sawa hiring Sous Chef in New York, NY

Sawa hiring Sous Chef in New York, NY

SawaMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($55k - $60k)
Expired: Jul 9, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Embark on a culinary journey with us at the newly opened Lebanese restaurant as a Sous Chef, where your leadership and culinary expertise will be instrumental in delivering an exceptional dining experience. Join our team and help us create an exciting culinary experience for our patrons. We pride ourselvses in having a supportive, respectful but engaging and fast-paced work environment with opportunity for professional growth.


Responsibilities:

1. Kitchen Management: Oversee day-to-day kitchen operations and production, ensuring efficiency, quality, and adherence to established recipes and standards.


2. Staff Supervision: Provide leadership and guidance to the prep team, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment. Assist in training and development of culinary team members.


3. Quality Control: Maintain a keen eye for detail, ensuring consistency in the preparation.


4. Ordering and Inventory: Assist in managing inventory levels, placing orders for ingredients, and monitoring stock to minimize waste and maintain freshness.


5. Cooking skills: Experienced and comfortable utilizing different cooking techniques in order to prepare protein, sauces, vegetables etc.


6. Collaboration with Chef / manager: Work closely with the Chef de Cuisine and general manager to align kitchen strategies, share insights, and collectively drive the success of the culinary team.


7. Flexibility and Cross-Training: Be adaptable and willing to cover various kitchen stations and positions as needed, contributing to a well-rounded and cohesive kitchen team.


8. Availability: Demonstrate flexibility and availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays to meet the demands of the restaurant.


9. Adherence to Standards: Enforce health and safety regulations, sanitation practices, and kitchen hygiene standards. Uphold cleanliness in all areas of the kitchen.

 

Baking and bread production experience is a plus.



Requirements:


1. Proven experience as a Sous Chef or similar role in a high-volume kitchen. Expertise in Lebanese cuisine is a plus.


2. Culinary degree or equivalent experience showcasing a deep understanding of cooking techniques and flavor profiles.


3. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a culinary team.


4. Exceptional organizational and multitasking abilities, especially during busy service periods.


5. Commitment to maintaining a positive and collaborative kitchen culture.


6. Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.


7. The physical demands for this position are seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching, frequently lifting up to 25 pounds, occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds, sitting, standing, for 4 to 8 hours, bending, and moving intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.


If you are a passionate culinary professional with a flair for leadership and a love for Lebanese cuisine, join us on this exciting culinary adventure. 

Apply now to be a driving force in our new restaurant's success!


Sawa Restaurant considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, martial or veteran status, sexual orientation, or other legally protected status. Sawa Restaurant is an equal opportunity employer.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($55,000.00 - $60,000.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts


Required Skills

Advanced Knife Skills

200 Covers Per Night

300+ Covers Per Night

Meat Butchery

Fish Butchery

300 Covers Per Night

Kitchen Management

Food Safety Knowledge

Ordering / Purchasing

Cleaning / Sanitation

Inventory Management

Expediting

Team Development

Grilling

Food Handler Certification

Sauteing

Safety Procedures Knowledge

Meat Cookery

Receiving

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