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Sous Chef
River Roast
315 N LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60654, United States
Sous Chef at River Roast

Sous Chef at River Roast

River RoastMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired on Mar 19, 2018

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2 years

Job Details

The Sous Chef oversees and coordinates daily activities and operations of cooks and other employees engaged in preparing and cooking food products; maintains the quality, presentation, professional attitude, and sanitation of the kitchen.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Train and develop kitchen staff; train cooks/kitchen staff in the importance of consistency in preparation and presentation.

• Ensure that level of quality, portion control, and plate presentation is adhered to consistently.

• Monitor and maintain line plating and quality.

• Prepare a variety of cuisine utilizing skill and creativity.

• Coordinate with wait staff to ensure customer expectations are met or exceeded.

• Assist with inventory management, maintaining information in computer databases and other standardized reports as needed.

• Maintain a clean, organized, and safe kitchen; ensure all sanitation procedures are being followed; ensure adherence to all health and safety regulations and procedures.

• Assist chef/executive chef as needed.

• Skillfully utilizes hand tools or machines required, reads recipes, measures, cuts, and otherwise works on materials with great precision.

• Establish procedures, prepares and coordinates schedules, and expedites workflow.

• Assist with hiring, training, motivating, disciplining and rewarding kitchen staff.

• Ensure all necessary reports and forms are completed daily.

• Possess and maintain through understanding of industry and stays abreast of industry trends; communicate/incorporate information to assure kitchen remains current.

• May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Handling


Culinary Menu / Recipe Development


Fish Cookery

Fish butchery

Food / Beverage Pairing

Food Budgeting

Food Cost Optimization

Food Handlers Certificate

Food Safety Knowledge




Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Kitchen management

Meat Butchery

Meat Cookery

Menu development

Ordering / Purchasing

Ordering / Receiving


Purveyor/Local Farmer Relationships


Sauce Development


Servesafe Certified

Staff education / motivation

Ticket Management

Up to 200 covers a night

Up to 300 covers a night

Vegetable Breakdown

Vegetable cookery

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Located on the Chicago River, RIVER ROAST offers dramatic city and water views from every seat - inside and out. James Beard award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano and Executive Chef John Hogan’s menu of contemporary American tavern fare is satisfying and soul-warming. Meat, fish and veggies are roasted and carved tableside. Inventive drinks are on draft and cold-brewed cocktails from two slow drip infusion towers are offered alongside a large selection of local and Midwestern beers, craft cocktails, and wine. With one of the best patios in the city, River Roast is a gathering place to connect with friends, old and new. Our Brews & Blues Brunch features Chicago's finest Blues musicians performing live from 12PM-3PM. We'll see you soon for lunch, brunch, dinner or drinks!

(312) 822-0100

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