Sous Chef

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We are currently seeking an experienced S ous Chef with the culinary expertise and passion for the food industry to help us grow!

Responsibilities:

  • Manages kitchen shift operations and ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, standards and procedures.
  • Estimates daily production needs on a weekly basis and communicates production needs to kitchen personnel daily.
  • Assists Executive Chef with all kitchen operations and preparation.
  • Prepares and cooks foods of all types
  • Develops, designs, or creates new specials - daily, weekly and seasonally
  • Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.
  • Maintains purchasing, receiving and food storage standards.
  • Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.
  • Performs all duties of kitchen managers and employees as necessary.
  • Recognizes superior quality products, presentations and flavor.
  • Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.
  • Operates and maintains all department equipment and reports malfunctions.
  • Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
  • Leads shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
  • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
  • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
  • Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.
  • Maintains the productivity level of employees.
  • Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.
  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.
  • Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
  • Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions for each position.
  • Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.
  • Sets a positive example for guest relations.
  • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Handles guest problems and complaints.
  • Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
  • Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Utilizes the Labor Management System to effectively schedule to business demands and for tracking of employee time and attendance.
  • Trains employees in safety procedures.
  • Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.
  • Participates in the employee performance appraisal process, providing feedback as needed.

Education & Experience:

  • High schooldiploma or GED and 6 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, orrelated professional area.
    Or
  • 3 year degreefrom an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and RestaurantManagement, or related field and 2 years experience in the culinary, food andbeverage, or related professional area.
  • Must have scratch cooking experience
Location: Jacksonville, FL
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Apply at: https://smash.alphastaff-hiring.com/job/76896/sous-chef