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Sous Chefs (Restaurant)

posted September 19, 2019

The Burgess
Atlanta, GA
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The Sous Chef coordinates/supervises/assists the activities of all food production employees in the preparation of menu items, and ensures that all food products are of the highest quality and are ready to serve in a timely manner.
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About This Job

We are currently seeking a  Sous Chef  to round out our Culinary team in our Fia Restaurant.

The Sous Chef coordinates/supervises/assists the activities of all food production employees in the preparation of menu items, and ensures that all food products are of the highest quality and are ready to serve in a timely manner. The position will be responsible for food ordering, production, holding and storage for the culinary departments. Additional responsibilities include selection, training, scheduling of kitchen employees.

The Sous Chef will be able to work between both restaurant and banquets, as needed, with a primary focus in supporting the restaurant.

Job specific duties of the Sous Chef include but are not limited to:

  • Administers and ensures adherence to departmental guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Responsible for smooth, efficient, cost effective operation of food production activities, to include labor management, inventory control, use of product and adherence to all sanitation requirements
  • Supervises/performs kitchen opening and closing operations
  • Supervises/assists food handlers in the preparation and production of all hot and cold food items
  • Orders raw food ingredients necessary to prepare all items on the menu for area of responsibility
  • Ensures that all raw food ingredients are received and stored in the proper manner
  • Supervises all aspects of food preparation and production, ensures that standardized recipes, plating and presentation guides, portion control and garnish requirements are adhered to at all times
  • Organizes/assists food handlers in the performance of their duties as needed to ensure Loews standards for timely preparation/service of food cooked to order are met
  • Monitors all food preparation, production, holding and storage operations to ensure adherence to all Governmental Food Service Sanitation standards
  • Performs frequent inspections of all preparation and cooking equipment to ensure that they are kept clean, sanitary and in perfect operating order
  • Interviews, selects, trains, appraises, coaches, counsels and disciplines departmental employees according to Hotels standards
  • Follows New Hire Training and all programs in accordance with hotel policy
  • Attends required hotel meetings to keep abreast of in-house activities, special promotions and upcoming events, maintain communications with other departments within the hotel\
  • Communicates daily with department employees to obtain/provide current information regarding daily activities/functions and upcoming events
  • Evaluates individual employee performance, determines areas in need of improvement or requirements for advancement, establishes goals, objectives and training needs required to achieve same
  • Other duties as assigned

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to walk and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:
Education:
One year certificate from college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience:  2 - 4 years experience as a Sous Chef related experience and/or training.

Benefits

  • Medical / Dental / Vision 
  • Life Insurance / Long Term Disability / Short Term Disability
  • 401K with match!
  • Paid Vacation Days / Paid Sick Days / 8 Paid Holidays

Compensation: $50

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About This Employer

The Burgess

3600 Piedmont Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30305

(404) 869-1100

102 Room Hotel

www.theburgesshotel.com

Our Hotel

The Burgess is the newest boutique hotel joining the city’s flourishing Buckhead scene and offering an unforgettable full-service lifestyle experience that is truly - In The Moment. Filled with custom furniture, craftwork from local artists and found objects from Asia and beyond, The Burgess revels in the details. Lavish in the warm, inviting atmosphere, where guests feel always welcome. The building has been elegantly transformed into a 100-room boutique hotel in the heart of the Atlanta’s Buckhead district.

Come visit The Burgess, we can’t wait to greet you.