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Executive Sous Chef

Wind Creek Bethlehem

77 Wind Creek Blvd
Bethlehem, PA 18015

400 Room Resort
Gestionado Por Wind Creek Hospitality
Tiempo Completo


The primary responsibility of the Executive Sous Chef is to supervise, delegate and work hands-on in kitchen functions with kitchen personnel to ensure high quality of food, timeliness in food service, proper food and labor costs, and a safe, sanitary kitchen. Also required to train and develop sous chefs. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and Wind Creek Bethlehem LLC (“Wind Creek”) policies, practices, and procedures.

Minimum Employment Requirements

§   18 years of age, proof of authorization/eligibility to work in the United States.

§   High School diploma or equivalent.

§   Ability to communicate effectively in a positive/upbeat fashion utilizing English; both in oral and written form.

§   Interpersonal skills with focused attention on guest needs to deal effectively with all business contacts.

§   Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to Wind Creek appearance standards.

§   Maintain consistent adherence to the Wind Creek customer service standards.

§   Must be able to work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.

Specific Position Requirements: 

§   Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a managerial position of an upscale and/or high volume foodservice establishment.

§   Degree or certification from an accredited culinary program preferred.

§   Ability to fluently read, write and understand English.

§   Must be able to obtain a ServSafe certificate. 

§   Must possess knowledge of all aspects of running a kitchen, including food costing, budgeting, taking inventory, forecasting, proper ordering and receiving, staff management, etc.

§   Must have full working knowledge of POS system.

§   Physical ability to access all areas of the property.

§   Ability to withstand prolonged standing, stretching, bending and kneeling without restriction, work indoors, outdoors and be exposed to various environmental factors such as, but not limited to CRT fatigue, noise, dust, cigarette smoke.

§   Ability to work in a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment and maintain physical stamina, proper mental attitude while dealing effectively with guests, management, team members, and outside contacts while working under pressure and meeting deadlines.

§   Ability to lift or carry a minimum of 20 pounds, unassisted, in the performance of specific tasks assigned.

§   Ability to work with others, communicate well, receive direction; review your own work.

§   Maintain a positive attitude toward work and interface with guests in a friendly and polite manner.

§   Ability to address stressful situations with clients with dignity and the utmost tact and politeness.

§   Must be able to work with others, communicate well and receive direction when needed to achieve department goals and objectives.

  • Must be able to qualify for, apply for and obtain a Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board license if required.


§   Trains, develops and evaluates personnel on proper use of standard kitchen equipment and tools, techniques and skills.

§   Ability to relieve, assist or fill in any kitchen position as needed.

§   Have basic product and menu knowledge as related to restaurant concepts.

§   Have a genuine desire to lead the team in producing high quality products.

§   Observes workers to ensure that methods of cooking, garnishes and portion sizes are as prescribed.

  • §   Possess a working knowledge of all department and company policies and procedures and Rules of Conduct and must enforce the same.
  • §   Manage staff and organize department functions in accordance with company guidelines.
  • §   Delegate tasks and department assignments or projects, meeting deadlines related to those assignments.
  • §   Direct others in completion of a task or assignment. Render advice, and provide expertise or judgment based on information gathered, studied, analyzed or reviewed.
  • §   Arrange timeline to complete tasks and department assignments or projects, and meet the deadlines related to those assignments.
  • §   Work on actual project or service to help achieve the objectives of the department.
  • §   Evaluate information to render an opinion or take action based on that information that will impact the department or function.
  • §   Focus on achieving the goals or objectives of the department using available resources (staff and budgetary).
  • §   Evaluate the schedule or timelines related to the completion of assignments, while maintaining service and/or product quality.
  • §   Develop staff skills to enhance department effectiveness and manage resources to eliminate excess cost or unnecessary expenditures. 

§   Interview and make recommendation of candidates for new hire.

  • §   Determine if and/or when policy or procedural infractions by team members occur and issue the appropriate level of progressive discipline.
  • §   Responsible for the timely evaluation of all direct reports and conducting introductory period and annual performance reviews.
  • §   Maintains an open door policy and addresses all team member issues and/or concerns in a timely manner.
  • §   Conducts skip level meetings with departmental management and line level staff.
  • §   Conducts divisional/departmental staff meetings at least once per month.
  • §   Develop a working knowledge of all PGCB rules, regulations and Internal Controls applicable to your position.
  • §   Must read and understand the Wind Creek Compulsive and Problem Gambling Plan with regards to how to conduct business in this position and specifically the regulations prohibiting service to minors and/or intoxicated persons.
  • §   Create a work environment that promotes teamwork, performance feedback, recognition, mutual respect and employee satisfaction; quality hiring, training and succession planning processes that encompass the company’s diversity commitment; adherence to the company’s status quo third party representation philosophy; compliance with company policies, legal requirements and collective bargaining agreements.
  • §   Authority to issue a complimentary in accordance with the Wind Creek Comp Matrix.
Publicado 11 De Julio De 2024

Wind Creek Bethlehem

Wind Creek Bethlehem located on the former site of the historic Bethlehem Steel plant, is home to 3,000 slot machines, 200 table games and a variety of dining, shopping and entertainment options. Guests can shop at The Outlets, enjoy the event center’s show schedule or dine at one of the resort’s 10 restaurants, including Steelworks Buffet & Grill and Chop House.

As part of the Wind Creek Team, you will discover our Purpose and Values and how they are integrated into the Guest experience. We strive to inspire a genuineness and positive energy among our team by bringing a level of human caring into the workplace. Providing a sense of belonging and importance amongst our team will transition to our Guests and provide them with a winning experience every time they visit.

Our Employee Perks and Benefits
• Blue Cross Blue Shield medical plan*
• Dental plan
• VSP vision plan
• 401(k) savings plan
• Life and disability insurance
• Paid time off
• Employee dining rooms
• Career training and planning
• Quarterly incentive bonuses
• Employee fitness centers with on-staff trainers*
     * Not available at every location