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Sous Chef

The Langham Boston

250 Franklin Street
Boston, MA 02110

312 Room Hotel
Géré par Langham Hotels and Resorts

Public Transportation Subsidy, 401k Match, Tuition Reimbursement, Medical Benefits, Referral Incentive Program, and more.

Compensation: Salary, Temps plein

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES OF POSITION

The Sous Chef is directly responsible for the daily supervision, management and direction of the outlet kitchens including Grana, The Fed, and Private Kitchen. The position requires practical creativity to develop a variety of innovative cuisine while working with the Executive Chef to maintain profit goals. A thorough knowledge of food handling and preparation techniques is essential. The Sous Chef is required to have a hands-on approach to assist in training of all culinary team members, in the importance of consistency in both production and presentation. Direct responsibilities include daily supervision of the food production schedule and staffing. Management of the variable kitchen operating costs including food and labor, culinary event staffing and inventory management, product ordering, sanitation and safety.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To oversee production and execution of food preparation for outlets.
  • Organize, oversee, and participate in the plating of food for service, according to established plating and presentation criteria.
  • Ensure the food is of the highest quality and ready to be served to the guest at the appropriate time.
  • Assist in controlling costs by effective purchasing of food and maintaining food cost goals as well as monitoring labor levels.
  • Manage day-to-day staffing such as coaching and counseling, disciplinary actions, and overall kitchen morale.
  • Maintain a professional presence while staying calm and confident.
  • Meet the guest needs by developing and maintaining effective relationships in both internal and external customers.
  • Have the knowledge of local health rules, regulations, and food handling.

JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY 

General knowledge of menu development, costing, and BEO distribution. Advanced knowledge of culinary technique and application. Personable and able to convey messages clearly and concisely. Ability to adapt to changing demands as related to a food and beverage operation.

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

Food Safety:  Abides by local and national food safety requirements and ensures that others do so by monitoring FIFO inventory and visually inspecting food preparation, delivery activities, and overall cleanliness of the operation.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Degree in Culinary Arts preferred, 2 to 4 years’ experience in a 4-5 star hotel or independent restaurant in a kitchen management role.

Publié Le 29 Mars 2024

The Langham Boston

OVERVIEW

ROOMS

The Langham, Boston boasts 312 lavish rooms and suites that reflect the luxurious attributes of the Langham brand and the rich past of the building’s history. Each room is tailored with classic touches and deluxe amenities for a timeless, fresh and residential feel that luxury travelers have come to expect from Langham Hotels and Resorts. The guest rooms and suites were recently  transformed with the addition of updated spacious bathrooms with walk-in showers, and white marble floors and countertops, a lighter and brighter color palette as a nod to the traditional New England aesthetic. Guests are able to enjoy an elevated experience by upgrading to the Langham Club level, allowing for access to a refined, private club setting offering a wide range of privileges, including food and drink service throughout the day.

DINING

In the heart of downtown Boston, The Langham has introduced two chic new dining concepts - an eclectic dining venue Grana, and a redesigned signature cocktail bar at the lobby level called The Fed. The food and beverage offerings at The Langham equally reflect refined luxury and the innovative culinary scene in Boston. 

EVENTS

As part of the Langham culture, The Langham, Boston continues to create memorable events and weddings in function space that is infused with historic flavor along with detailing and accents that refer to this iconic landmark. Recognized for notable awards, the hotel provides an array of extravagant function rooms for your wedding, business or social event, including boardrooms for power meetings and two ballrooms for intimate or lavish elegant affairs. The Langham, Boston will make your event extraordinary with a dedicated team of organizers, innovative culinary creations, and cutting-edge audio visual that will ensure your event is flawless from start to finish.

WELLNESS

The Langham, Boston will offer wellness for your body with our state-of-the-art Fitness Center, heated indoor swimming pool, whirlpool and relaxing saunas. Guests will be able to maintain their fitness regimes while traveling using our Technogym cardio and strength equipment. Guests will have an open invitation to plunge into the refreshing waters of the sparkling indoor lap pool in the charming and intimate pool pavilion.