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Commis Chef
Next Restaurant
953 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607
Next Restaurant hiring Commis Chef in Chicago, IL

Next Restaurant hiring Commis Chef in Chicago, IL

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Full Time • Hourly ($20.00)
Expires: Jul 23, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

Description 

Next is looking for a full-time Commis to join our team! The Commis is an important part of the team, responsible for preparation and production of foods, garnishes and condiments & storing goods and maintaining product quality to be used for service. This is a full time position, paid hourly, and candidates must be willing to work 45-60 hours, 5 days a week. Commis predominantly works AM shifts, however, open availability is preferred. Candidates must be available to work Wednesday - Sunday.

Next is a pre-fixe experience that undergoes a creative overhaul every four months, each time inviting guests to explore a new culinary region, theme or moment in time. For example, Winter 2019’s Silk & Spice menu featured dishes that explored the spices and flavors along the historic trade route in Asia, Northeast Africa and Europe. Next was named the Best New Restaurant in the U.S. by the James Beard Foundation in 2012 and awarded a Michelin Star. Past menus have included Ancient Rome (2017), The Hunt (2012), and Alinea Retrospective (2018).


Responsibilities

  • Works under the direction of chefs to complete assigned tasks daily 
  • Follow prep and recipe lists (accurately measuring recipes for Chef de Partie) 
  • Supporting and communicating equipment maintenance/property to manager on duty
  • Receiving deliveries and storing goods and drys in a proper manner as well as communicating to management the quality of the product
  • Performing basic cleaning of prep areas/equipment (cleaning, flipping and labeling)
  • Help/participate in preparation of staff meal
  • Be aware of inventory supplies and notifying management of low or depleted supplies
  • Complies with all health department requirements of food safety and staff hygiene - including, but not limited to labeling, time and temperature 
  • Actively participates in positive relationship between FOH and BOH teams by maintaining steady stream of communication with entire staff
  • Follows safety and emergency procedures to protect staff, guests and property 
  • Reports any maintenance deficiencies immediately to appropriate personnel 
  • Maintains thorough understanding of industry and stays abreast of industry trends 
  • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with public and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment 
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager

Requirements

  • Demonstrate an unparalleled commitment to your work
  • Experience working in a professional kitchen environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, chef-driven environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team with effective communication skills
  • Ability to take direction well and pivot priorities quickly and efficiently 
  • Thinks clearly, quickly, and maintains concentration during high pressure situations 
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of food health and safety regulations

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

  • Competitive hourly wage at $20.00 - $21.50/hour 
  • Medical, vision, dental and life benefits available on the 1st month following full-time employment
    • 50% company contribution to single HMO during the first 2 years of full-time employment, 100% contribution available after 2 years 
  • Paid time off 
  • 401(K) with a company match of 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: Hourly ($20.00)

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


Required Skills

Culinary Skills

Knife Skills

Cooking Skills

Advanced Knife Skills

Basic Knife Skills

Food Safety Knowledge

Prepping Ingredients



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Inspired by…. open seas, the endless potential of a cast line and the reward of well-earned catch; the refined perfection of an oyster’s pearl & the mysteries that inspire us to explore further… Next’s modernist expression of seafood is a journey through coastal cuisine and a tribute to it’s beauty.

A menu as inspiring and grand as the ocean’s bounty!

By Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas. Chicago.

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