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Sous Chef

Posted April 27, 2021

Wild Dunes Resort
Isle of Palms, SC
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Description

The Wild Dunes Resort team is looking for a talented Sous Chef to join our Coastal Provisions Team!

 

Summary: The goal of the Sous Chef is to manage the kitchen and work with the culinary team to create, implement and maintain quality standards. In some instances, the Sous Chef will be expected to be responsible for the entire operation in the absence of the Executive Chef. The ideal Sous Chef will accomplish their tasks by monitoring the daily functions of the culinary department, including providing support and guidance to the culinary team, ending in a positive guest experience.

 

The Sous Chef shall always strive to provide exceptional service to both internal and external guests. S/he will be responsible for exemplifying the Wild Dunes Resort Culture as well as promoting Wild Dunes Resort as both the Destination and Employer of Choice!

 
Essential Job Functions:
  • Support senior leadership by developing and assuming basic management responsibilities

  • Assume the role of liaison between all departments within the culinary division and all other hotel departments

  • Supervise the preparation and cooking of various food items

  • Develop and implement creative menu items that adhere to Hyatt brand standards

  • Plan, coordinate & implement special events and holiday functions

  • Manage hourly kitchen employees through scheduling, payroll, training, coaching, evaluating and hiring

  • May manage other key culinary leadership rolls including supervisor and other less senior Sous Chefs

  • Lead and coach the team towards achieving exceptional guest service and employee satisfaction results

  • Monitor food production, ordering, cost, and quality and consistency daily

  • Ensure proper safety and sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment

 

Colleague is held accountable for all duties of this job and other duties as assigned.

 


Qualifications

Experience & Education:
  • In-depth skills and knowledge of all kitchen operations

  • Possess strong leadership, communication, organization and relationship skills

  • Experience with training, basic financial management and customer service

  • Proficient in general computer knowledge

  • A true desire to exceed guest expectations in a fast-paced customer service environment

  • Capable of producing a consistent product in a timely manner

  • Strong training and communication skills

  • Culinary education and/or on the job training, hotel experience preferred  

Job Requirements:
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

  • Must be able to speak, write and understand English

  • Must have complete understanding of the fundamentals of the culinary operation

  • Must be able to accurately follow instructions, both verbally and written

  • Must be able to work with an around kitchen equipment

  • Must be able to work with and around a diverse group of food, seasonings, etc.

  • Must possesses excellent communication skills, verbal and written

  • Must be professional in appearance and demeanor

  • Must be able to work under pressure

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Must have excellent listening skills

  • High energy, positive attitude, willingness to learn and grow
  • Ability to interpret and utilize constructive criticism
  • Shows initiative and creativity
  • Logical thinker
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings, weekends and holidays  

Working Conditions:
  • While primarily an indoor job, must be able to work at outdoor locations on occasion, walking on uneven surfaces;
  • Must be able to work in either hot or cold conditions

  • Must be able to stand on feet and walk throughout the day

  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to 25 lbs. & occasionally lift, carry, push & pull up to 50 lbs.;

  • Must be able to perform simple grasping, fine manipulation, reaching and repetitive hand & arm movements constantly; squeezing and overhead reaching occasionally

  • Must be able to twist and bend frequently, and squat occasionally

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About this Employer

Wild Dunes Resort

1 Sundial Circle
Isle of Palms, SC 29451

(843) 886-6000

393 Room Resort

www.destinationhotels.com

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Our Resort

This is Wild Dunes Resort on Isle of Palms, South Carolina, a place you can make all your own. Whether it's choosing from a variety of accommodations including the Four Diamond rated Boardwalk Inn, The Village, family-friendly vacation rentals, condominiums and cottages, or deciding whether to fill your days with award-winning golf, tennis, a visit to historic downtown Charleston or one of dozens of other activities, here you'll find yourself in a better place.

At Wild Dunes Resort, we know that no two trips and travelers are exactly alike. So we thought it made sense to offer accommodations that work for every type of visit. Here, you can select from rooms and suites in the AAA Four Diamond Boardwalk Inn (including ADA accessible rooms), Village at Wild Dunes, private condos or even beach house rentals. Choose attentive full-service or undisturbed independence. Choose pool-side, beachside, court-side, or course-side. Tell us your vacation home rental style and we will accommodate you during your stay near Charleston, SC.