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Sous Chef Part-Time

Posted May 4, 2021

Carneros Resort and Spa
Napa, CA
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About This Job

Job Summary

Works closely with the Executive Chef to plan and direct food preparation in kitchens. Management-level associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities; for OEM associates overtime does apply and is calculated accordingly.

Responsibilities

Qualifications

  • Typically requires an Bachelor's degree and 2 to 4 years of experience in a high volume full service restaurant.
  • Performs work under minimal supervision. Handles complex issues and problems and refers only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.
  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge of subject matter.
  • Provides leadership coaching and/or mentoring to a subordinate group.
  • Must be proficient in Windows Operating Systems Company approved spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
  • Must work well in stressful high pressure situations.
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace including anticipating preventing identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be effective at listening to understanding and clarifying the issues raised by co-workers and guests.
  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data and basic arithmetic functions.
  • Must maintain composure and objectivity while under pressure.

Responsibilities

  • Produces innovative and diversified menus that reflect the restaurant's overall vision.
  • Trains the kitchen staff to adhere to restaurant policies and general sanitation regulations.
  • Organizes schedules and directs the work of the kitchen staff ensuring that kitchen operations are carried out quickly and effectively.
  • Designs aesthetic plating presentations.
  • Ensures that hygiene and food safety requirements are met.
  • Maintains kitchen inventory and assigned budget.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly service oriented manner.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working (per brand standards).
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Comply at all times with Aimbridge Hospitality standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Comply with certification requirements as applicable for position to include: Food Handlers Alcohol Awareness CPR and First Aid
  • Maintain a friendly and warm demeanor at all times.
  • Ensure that all kitchen personnel fulfill their job functions appropriately.
  • Create menus and food presentation.
  • Address and resolve all customer problems in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Perform spot checks for menu accuracy and taste.
  • Minimize spoilage waste and over production.
  • Regularly review house counts forecasts and VIP lists.
  • Monitor all Banquet and Catering activity.
  • Maintain all kitchen inventories.
  • Prepare annual reviews of employees
  • Assist in the achievement of departmental objectives and goals
  • Expedite peak meal periods by maintaining a 'hands on' approach.
  • Works within monthly set food cost budget adjust food requisitions and controls waste
  • Be familiar with all Aimbridge Hospitality policies and house rules as well as hospitality terminology.
  • Ensure that plating standards and use records are posted according to Aimbridge Hospitality standards.
  • Review food sales for accuracy daily.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by the General Manager.
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About this Employer

Carneros Resort and Spa

4048 Sonoma Highway
Napa, CA 94559

(707) 299-4900

86 Room Resort

www.carnerosresort.com

Welcome

Although there's plenty to do in the Napa Valley Wine Country, many of our guests find that once they're here, they don't want to leave. One of the best Napa Valley resorts, Carneros Resort and Spa makes it easy to settle in and relax, offering everything you need for a self-contained vacation.

ACCOMODATIONS

The Carneros Resort and Spa's design was based on cues from the local countryside - including barns, silos and ranchers' cottages – combined with stylish resort accommodations and modern interiors to capture the region's distinct charm as well as the needs of our sophisticated guests.Our Guests choose from one of our 86 luxurious cottages, 10 perfectly appointed two-bedroom suites or expansive 2 and 3 bedroom homes.

MAGNIFICENT POOLS

Relax at our infinity edge adult pool and hot tub overlooking the rolling hills and vineyards of Carneros or our family pool area with an elevated deck with shade trellis infinity edge lap swimming pool, children’s pool, hot tub and Snack Shack.

THREE FULL-SERVICE RESTAURANTS

Once you've settled in at Carneros Resort and Spa, you may never want to leave. Luckily, you don't have to, with an abundance of Napa Valley dining options located right on the premises.

Our Executive Chef takes full advantage of the finest local, organic, and sustainably raised ingredients. Our culinary garden allows us to pick the freshest ingredients right on our grounds, and we craft our own breads, pastries, and charcuteries. What we don’t make or grow onsite, we try to source within a 150-mile radius of the Resort for the ultimate in flavor and freshness.