Sous Chef

Sous Chef

Responsible for assisting the Restaurant Chef in all food production for restaurant, grill, and other outlets.  Develop menus, food purchase specifications and recipes.  Supervises production staff.  Maintains highest food quality and sanitation standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan menus and assist with menu pricing taking into consideration customer needs, marketing conditions, popularity of various dishes, holidays, costs, and a wide variety of other factors
  • Develop recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation, which help to assure consistently high quality and to minimize food costs. Exercise portion control over all items served
  • Ensure sanitation and cleanliness standards are always maintained throughout the kitchen areas
  • Train food preparation employees regarding safety, sanitation, and accident prevention principles
  • Cook and directly supervise the cooking of items that require skillful preparation
  • Evaluate raw food products and monitor the quality of prepared foods to assure that applicable standards are consistently attained
  • Manage employment activities for kitchen staff members, including but not limited to, personnel recruitment and selection, performance evaluations, training, compensation, discipline, & termination, etc
  • Perform other duties as appropriate
Qualifications
  • Culinary degree preferred
  • 3 years culinary experience, supervisory and/or management experience, preferably in an upper tier a la carte restaurant
  • State certified and/or Serv Safe certified
  • Demonstrated experience and capability in the areas of staff management, culinary training, and menu development
  • Demonstrated quality written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights/weekends and holidays
  • Positive attitude, professional manner, and appearance in all situations
  • Able to work and manage in an open kitchen environment
Salary
Salary based on experience.
Job Type
Full-time
 

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