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Sous Chef

Posted August 27, 2020

Citizens at Manhatten West Food Hall by sbe
New York, NY
We are seeking a Sous Chef to join our inspired and driven team!

About This Job

A global tribe of individuals, partners and progressives, devoted to creating extraordinary experiences for our community throughout our proprietary brands - we are sbe.

Visionaries at the forefront of hospitality, cuisine, design, residences and entertainment, our lifestyle moments are forged with highly-curated and passionate service.

We are committed to authenticity, sophistication, mastery and innovation.

Our stage is the world. Our time is now.

With this in mind, we foster a family environment built on values that describe our lifestyle, experiences and how we see the world. When you have a tribe such as ours and place it in and around the collection of accommodations, restaurants and nightlife, you create a force that cannot be replicated by anyone else. We are an equal opportunity employer.

This is an exciting time to join the sbe team! We are in the process of OPENING our CITIZENS Manhattan West location! 

Citizens will be a 40,000-square-foot complex that will feature two full-service restaurants, multiple bars, and a fast-casual food hall.

What you will be doing

  • Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related systems
  • Role models company quality standards and service
  • Constantly growing and provides clear direction and achievable goals for their entire team
  • Current with culinary concepts, practices and procedures
  • Ability to estimate food consumption and requisition or purchase food
  • Carries out the correct procedure of preparation, presentation and portion control for all raw and cooked foods in accordance with the menu with adequate pars required for efficient service
  • Ensure a consistent, high-quality product is produced- daily line checks and quality control
  • Ensure proper equipment operation and maintenance
  • Ensure proper safety and sanitation in the kitchen

Additional Responsibilities

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to provide clear direction to the venue teams.
  • Communicate with employees using a positive and clear speaking voice, listen to and understand requests, respond with appropriate actions and provide accurate information.
  • Interact with other department personnel and venue staff as needed.

To be aware of and ensure constant compliance with all necessary operational policies including:

  • Health and Safety
  • Food Hygiene
  • Maintenance
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Liquor Licensing


  • Strong Writing Skills: Advanced
  • Positive, Gracious Demeanor: Expert
  • Detail Oriented: Expert
  • Clearly Speak in English: Expert
  • Ability to Stand for Hours: Expert
  • Behaviors Required
  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them
  • Experience Preferred: 2-3 yrs. culinary managerial experience


About this Employer

Citizens at Manhatten West Food Hall by sbe

435 W 31st St
New York, NY 10001


Citizens is an innovative new concept by C3 envisioned as a global community of culinary experiences – bringing new and existing retail developments a “one stop shop” for established restaurant brands.

C3, which stands for Creating Culinary Communities, is the latest subsidiary of global lifestyle and hospitality company sbe. C3 will focus on restaurant concepts made up of an array of limited service culinary brands that are both new developments and evolutions of established, highly successful full-service sbe restaurants.