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Executive Sous Chef

Posted April 8, 2021

The Boxer Hotel
Boston, MA

About This Job


Opportunity:  Executive Sous Chef

Support and assist the Executive Chef in the daily operations of the kitchen, particularly as it relates to managing the culinary and stewarding staff, meeting food consistency and quality standards, while meeting financial and other objectives. 

Potential Career Path

Executive Chef - Food and Beverage Director

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.
  • Oversee and direct food production in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Collaborate with others to develop new menu items, create and test recipes.
  • Ensure that all food products are consistently prepared and served according to recipes, portioning, cooking, and serving standards.
  • Manage and hold others accountable for food safety, food handling, and sanitation requirements.
  • Train, develop and evaluate staff with regard to proper use of standard kitchen equipment and tools, techniques and skills, to include the methods of cooking, garnishes, and portion sizing.
  • Supervise the stewarding operation.
  • Maintain kitchen at the level necessary to meet/exceed the company standards for quality, service, and cleanliness by personal inspection and following kitchen’s preventative maintenance program.
  • Responsible for kitchen inventories including food, beverage, glass, china, supplies, chemicals, equipment, and tools.
  • Attend daily/regular meetings such as BEO, AM Stand Up and F&B meetings.
  • Conduct divisional/departmental staff meetings on a regular basis.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management. 

Position Requirements

  • Degree or certification from an accredited culinary program preferred.
  • 3 years’ experience in a managerial position of an upscale and/or high-volume foodservice establishment required.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and will include working on holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, using fingers and hands, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.
  • Must be able to work in varied and extreme temperatures including freezers (-10°F) and kitchens (90°F), possibly for one hour or more.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

Strongly independent and passionately unique, The Boxer Hotel channels the spirit of Boston, a classic New England city steeped in heritage, culture, and intellectualism. Occupying the city’s historic Flatiron Building on the western edge of Bulfinch Triangle, our Boston boutique hotel exudes relaxed sophistication with an urban industrial chic design that draws inspiration from the city’s New England roots. With our elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites, smart amenities, and central location close to the neighborhoods of North End, Faneuil Hall and Beacon Hill, The Boxer engages leisure and business travelers alike to experience the true essence of Boston—a metropolitan city with a small-town vibe.

HHM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.


About this Employer

The Boxer Hotel

107 Merrimac Street
Boston, MA 02114

(617) 624-0202

80 Room Hotel

Our Boston Hotel

One of the most centrally located downtown Boston hotels, The Boxer celebrates and represents the neighborhood it inhabits and with its name, celebrates the independent spirit of challengers who stand strong for their core beliefs. This is the very essence of Boston, a progressive and ever-evolving city with an unshakable sense of itself and its significance in history.

Nestled between the historic North End and storied cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill, The Boxer Hotel stands out among hotels in Boston, MA for its distinct location in the city’s triangular Flatiron Building. Originally constructed in 1904 and newly renovated with an industrial chic aesthetic, The Boxer tells the story of Boston past and present through design, architecture, and most importantly, personalized and intuitive service.

The hotel’s central location in Bulfinch Triangle is perfect for guests to explore the city by foot, whether it’s a concert or game at TD Garden, a walking tour of the Freedom Trail, or a scenic run by Charles River. Afterwards, we invite guests to indulge in comfort food and cocktails at our modern American restaurant Finch and settle in for the night in one of our 80 stylish guest rooms overlooking downtown Boston.