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Sous Chef

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

150 E. Houston Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

213 Room Hotel
Up to $900 RETENTION PROGRAM PAY and MORE, APPLY to FIND OUT! Are you a Customer Service Super Star…WE NEED BIG STARS LIKE YOU!!! Come be a part of an AWARD-WINNING TEAM.

Tiempo Completo

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk is located in downtown San Antonio, TX and is a pillar of the community. Our hotel is unique to the city and we are looking for outstanding talent to provide exceptional customer service to our guests. We are part of Valencia Hotel Group, our collection of hotels are created for todays passionate traveler, each of our hotels are intentionally built to showcase modern design and classic character. We are looking for team members who are ready to be empowered to go above and beyond.

Job summary:

Responsible for assisting the Executive Chef in the development and supervision of the hotels culinary program, ensure food is produced to standard, cost effectively in a timely manner. Is actively engaged in developing a positive service culture throughout the hotel.

Shift requirements:

  • Looking for flexibility with morning or evening shifts. 


  • Relentlessly train and motivate culinary staff
  • Maintain budgeted food costs
  • Assist in the training and motivation of front of house staff
  • Assists in ensuring kitchen labor expenses are maintained according to budget and forecast.
  • Participate in off property culinary events to promote awareness of hotel outlets
  • Visit tables and maintain an active presence on the dining room floor as appropriate.
  • Ensure all standards are adhered to in the presentation of outlet service, with servers actively hitting all potential point of upselling service such as appetizers, dessert, wine, etc. 
  • Ensure that all recipes are followed to the last detail.
  • Assist in daily line checks.
  • Ensure ticket times are managed to the benefit of the guest experience.
  • Thoroughly review all BEOs, communicating effectively to the culinary team and ensuring all banquet and catering meals are carried out flawlessly.
  • Investigate and resolve any service issues properly addressing both internally recovering the guest as appropriate. 
  • Maintain a safe, clean operating environment, ensuring compliance to all local health codes and regulations.
  • Be on call 24/7 for any emergency situations that may arise
  • Be available to do Manager on Duty weekends as required.
  • Any other duties assigned by your immediate supervisor

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrates commitment to Valencia Group Hospitality operating principles and philosophies.
  • Holds self and others accountable for achieving results.
  • Addresses conflict in a timely manner.
  • Contributes to team results.
  • Deals with change effectively.
  • Makes decisions, including employees/team and commits to a course of action with available information.
  • Develop an understanding of all VGSOPs and LSOPs pertaining to Culinary Operations, those impacted by Culinary Operations, and VGSOPs and LSOPs pertaining to the hotel as a whole, effectively adhering to and/or putting those policies into practice.

Leadership Skills:

  • Establishes effective, two-way communication with all subordinates.
  • Effectively coaches and develops all members of the culinary team.
  • Finds opportunities to develop all members of the culinary team.
  • Effectively conveys operating standards to all members of the culinary team.
  • Assists Executive Chef in holding all members of the culinary team accountable for performing to standards.

Relationship Skills:

  • Always applies the principles of trust, honesty, respect, integrity, and commitment.
  • Develops working relationships with vendors, contractors, city officials and others to ensure the best interests of the hotel are a primary focus.
  • Helps to establish confidence in the culinary team among peers throughout the hotel and throughout Valencia Group.
  • Report unsafe conditions 

Grooming Standards:

  • Gentlemen should be clean shaved.  Mustache, Goatees and beards must be neatly trimmed and not in excessive length.
  • Ladies should be mindful of no excessive makeup.
  • Long hair must be pulled back and covered.
  • No perfumes, colognes or scented lotions are to be worn.
  • No rings or bracelets other than a wedding band and or a watch.


  • 5 or more years in the culinary industry, full-service hotel experience preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years in a culinary leadership position
  • Communicates effectively with others and has clear communication skills
  • Works productively with a team
  • Contributes to team results.
  • Have high energy and positive attitude
  • High school or equivalent education required.
  • Ability to follow safety guidelines.
  • Formal culinary training preferred
  • TABC and Manager Food Handlers Certifications 


Valencia Hotel Group (and all its affiliates) is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Valencia Hotel Group provides equal employment opportunities to all persons. The company does not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or ancestry in recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion or any other condition of employment and actively seeks a diverse and representative work force.

Valencia Hotel Group has been named in Newsweek’s list of America’s Greatest Workplaces in these categories:

America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women 2024

America’s Greatest Workplaces for Job Starters 2024

Publicado 17 De Mayo De 2024

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

About Us

Steeped in history and charm, Hotel Valencia Riverwalk blends Spanish Colonial and Modern Mediterranean design with contemporary ideals. Our San Antonio downtown hotel's location on the quiet part of the River Walk keeps you in the middle of the action without sacrificing tranquility. Surround yourself with dining, entertainment, and shopping offered along the vibrant banks of San Antonio's famed River Walk or visit nearby local attractions. Embrace the romance of the downtown architecture as you tour by horse-drawn carriage or river cruise. However you choose to spend your time in San Antonio, we’ll ensure it’s unforgettable.

We take pride in delivering an impeccable experience rather than a routine hotel stay. The architectural craftsmanship and opulent finishes throughout the design of our hotel envelop your senses while our luxury amenities cater to your every need. With world-class dining and in-room spa services, you may find it difficult to leave at all during your stay, but when you do a bevy of options are just steps away.

From meetings, groups and weddings on the River Walk, to romantic getaways, or business trips—whatever your reason for visiting, we’re here to make your San Antonio stay one you’ll remember.

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