SEEKING: SOUS CHEF
We are looking for driven, culinary individuals who are motivated to grow a career with our restaurant group.
If you have experience and want to grow a career with a fast paced, high energy, standards driven concept -- This may be the place for you!
Casual to High-End Dining Sous Chef Kitchen Management:
POSITION OBJECTIVE: The Sous Chef oversees and coordinates daily activities and operations of cooks and other employees engaged in preparing and cooking food products.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Trains and develops kitchen staff; trains cooks/kitchen staff in the importance of consistency in preparation and presentation.
•Establishes procedures, prepares and coordinates schedules, and expedites workflow.
•Ensures that level of quality, portion control, and plate presentation is adhered to consistently.
•Assists with hiring, training, and motivating kitchen staff.
•Models and creates a culture in which the customer is always right
•Prepares a variety of cuisine utilizing skill and creativity.
•Checks employees on personal hygiene, uniforms, fingernails, haircut, shaved.
•Spot-checks every working place of cooks and utilities, including storing areas, fridges and dust bins in for cleanliness.
•Organizes and implement weekly staff schedules.
•Ensures all necessary reports and forms are completed daily.
•Monitors stock levels and stock quality.
•Utilizes labor effectively to meet budgets; keep close watch on food costs and other kitchen expenses.
•Enforces all labor laws (federal, state and local).
•Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
•Possess strong leadership, communication, organization and relationship skills.
•Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
•Acute attention to detail in fast paced environment.
•Capable of producing a consistent product in a timely manner.
•Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
•Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
•Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds; bi-lingual in Spanish a plus.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
•Experience in a fast-paced full service restaurant kitchen required
•2-4 years in a culinary management position.
As an SOUS CHEF on our team, you assist in management of the back of the house. From training to food prep to the perfect execution of our recipes, our reputation is in your hands. If you're looking for the chance to drive a true success story, we'll give you the opportunity -- and the rewards -- you deserve.
Food Cost Optimization
General knife handling
Ordering / Purchasing
Staff education / motivation