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Sous Chef
Empowered Hospitality
26 Broadway 8th floor, New York, NY 10004, United States
Empowered Hospitality hiring Sous Chef in New York, NY

Empowered Hospitality hiring Sous Chef in New York, NY

Empowered HospitalityMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($65k - $85k)
Expires: Jun 15, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Empowered Hospitality is seeking an experienced Sous Chef  New York City. The ideal candidate has 1-3 years of managerial experience in a fine-dining restaurant.

About the Role

The Sous Chef is responsible for leading the restaurant's daily kitchen operations. They direct and coach the team in the process, ensuring it is prepared for each service, serving exceptional products, and maintaining the business's financial health. The Sous Chef actively leads by example, inspires, and teaches skills to elevate their teams.


Responsibilities:

  • Lead the team of line cooks and prep cooks to execute the menu with the highest of standards consistently
  • Open and closing duties executed to restaurant standards
  • Maintain a positive work environment with front-of-the-house colleagues, 
  • Work on recipe development with the executive chef and other sous chef
  • Communicate all menu changes to front of house & back of house management and adjust station books with recipes and guidelines for new dishes
  • Represent the BOH during staff line-up, updating on food and service notes
  • Hold kitchen team accountable for set up and breakdown of kitchen based on restaurant standards
  • Expedite service with a sense of urgency while maintaining food and plating standards
  • Monthly inventory and invoice reconciliation for food cost
  • Provide continual support to all kitchen staff and participate in line stations as needed based on scheduling
  • Draft BOH schedule with focus on labor and overtime
  • Partake and initiate disciplinary action/write up’s if necessary
  • Update maintenance sheet to ensure equipment and repairs are kept up to date
  • Assist in food production assignments and/or cooking during peak periods as needed 

 Experience, Knowledge, & Skills:

  • 1-2 years of experience in a fine dining restaurant. 
  • Working experience in Italian food is a plus 
  • Proven ability to lead within a team environment 
  • Working knowledge of POS Systems 
  • Basic Computer Skills (Microsoft Office, Google Docs) 

Empowered Hospitality (including affiliates) is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of one's employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($65,000.00 - $85,000.00)

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


Required Skills

Team Development

Kitchen Management

Food Safety Knowledge

Ordering / Purchasing

Food Handler Certification

200 Covers Per Night

Safety and Sanitation

Fine Dining Service

Inspiring Teammates

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