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Restaurant Sous Chef

posted May 22, 2019

Le Méridien Dallas by the Galleria
Dallas, TX
740741 l

About This Job

The Le Meridien Dallas by the Galleria is looking for a professional Sous Chef to be the second in command in our kitchen, following our Executive Chef’s specifications and guidelines. The successful candidate will employ its culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our customers’ satisfaction.


  • Work with the Executive Chef to produce diversified menus in accordance with the restaurant’s policy and vision; 
  • Come up with new dishes which appeal to the clients, whenever required;
  • Establish the working schedule and organize the work in the kitchen so that everything works like a “well-oiled machinery”;
  • Produce high quality dishes that follow up the established menu and level up to location’s standards, as well as to clients’ requirements;
  • Plan the food design in order to create a perfect match between the dish’s aspect and its taste;
  • Train the auxiliary kitchen staff in order to provide best results in minimum time and using at the maximum the available resources;
  • Maintain order and discipline in the kitchen during working hours;
  • Create tasting menus for clients interested in contracting the food for different events (wedding, banquets, corporate dinners, birthday parties, etc.). 
  • Developing a cross-marketing strategy in order to increase profit, such as pairing drinks with the food served;
  • Make sure the hygiene and food safety standards are met in all stages of food preparation, starting with the ingredients and ending with the finished dish which leaves the kitchen door;
  • Make sure that the professional equipment is in good conditions and signal any malfunction before it affects the staff or the clients.

The ideal candidate for this position

  • At least 2 years of culinary experience in a high-volume, full-service restaurant
  • Four-year degree or culinary school completion preferred but not required
  • Experience in food preparation
  • Knowledge of best practices for training kitchen staff and implementing kitchen procedures
  • High level of creativity and reliability
  • Flexible schedule required
  • Familiarity with menu costing procedure


TPG Hotels and Resorts provides these outstanding benefits for all full time team members!

  • AMAZING employee hotel discounts around the world!
  • FREE $20,000 life insurance policy, option to add up to 3x your salary additional
  • Medical, dental, vision, disability insurance
  • Identity theft insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare, dependent care, and transportation
  • 401K matching retirement savings plan
  • 6 sick days within six months of start
  • 2 weeks vacation after first year
  • 6 paid holidays

About This Employer

Le Méridien Dallas by the Galleria

13402 Noel Road
Dallas, TX 75240

(972) 503-8700

258 Room Hotel

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Our Hotel

Our luxurious, all-suite hotel is ideally located in the city's premiere North Texas shopping district, just steps from the Galleria Dallas Mall, art galleries, museums, thriving restaurant districts, shopping and entertainment. Boasting 258 inspiring suites, our accommodation combines a contemporary boutique feel with the deluxe amenities of a large hotel. Guests will enjoy spacious suites with separate living and sleeping areas, refrigerators, 42-inch LCD TVs and all the comforts of home. Guests can relax in their private suite with 24-hour room service or dine in our popular Longitude Restaurant. We invite our guests to start their morning off with a jolt at our Latitude Coffee Shop and Bar, and then energize themselves with a workout in our fully-equipped fitness center or indoor pool. If visiting for a business or social affair, we offer 6,000 square feet of event space designed to shine. We aim to make every stay flawless at Le Méridien Dallas by the Galleria.