Search 20,499 current hospitality jobs

Sous Chef

Posted May 4, 2021

The Standard Spa Miami Beach
Miami Beach, FL

About This Job

What you will be doing

Assist Executive chef in daily operations. Including mentoring and coaching, expediting, ordering, inventory, butchering, organizing and maintaining a clean, sanitary and tidy kitchen.

  • Check Main Items for Dinner Service and make sure they are ready for use
  • If something is missing, take care of problem immediately
  • Supervise and assist staff as they prep for dinner shift
  • Monitor the cleanliness of each station, make sure that they maintain their work areas 
  • Must make sure the kitchen stays open until all tables have food including dessert
  • Maintain and encourage respect between kitchen and front of the house
  • Coordinate with FOH manager to communicate 86’s, specials and end of the night checkout
  • Must inspect every plate for proper seasoning, temperature and neatness before it leaves the kitchen
  • You must manage your time as well as manage their time.
  • Must organize time and manage breaks for hourly staff. 
  • Must make sure that all staff adheres to the guidelines of their perspective jobs.
  • LEAD BY EXAMPLE!! You will be held too much higher standards then those of the hourly staff.
  • Must always be punctual
  • Must be properly groomed according to handbook standards
  • Must be in complete uniform when starting shift
  • Must maintain a clean uniform.
  • Must have a good attitude and act professionally at all times
  • Must respond immediately when asked to do something by EC 
  • Help clean, consolidate and organize all coolers and freezers as directed by EC
  • Must bring own knives and tools
  • Must keep knife sharp at all times
  • Training and management of kitchen personnel 
  • Supervision and coordination of all related culinary activities 

The ideal candidate for this position

  • Strong knowledge of kitchen operations, inventory/cost control, product consistency
  • Minimum two years as a chef or sous chef role
  • Advance knife skills
  • Works well under pressure
  • Sanitation skills
  • Experience in menu and recipe development with an appreciation for local ingredients
  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles and P&L accountability
  • Excellent organizational skills for dealing with diverse duties, staff, vendors and guests
  • Strong leadership and staff development skills
  • Excellent communication skills with both staff and management which includes strong conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to follow and give direction and respond with appropriate actions in a timely manner
  • Self motivated, customer service and detail orientated
  • Ability to multitask with a calm sense of purpose
  • Punctual and reliable

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work standing for a minimum period of 10 hours per day.
  • Periodical bending, kneeling and stretching is required.
  • Pull, push, move, carry and lift at least 40 pounds of force is required.
  • Must be able to seize, grasp, turn and hold objects with hands.
  • Will be exposed to hot and cold temperature extremes.
  • Must be able to move, pull, carry and lift at least 50 pounds of force.
  • Occasionally kneeling, sitting, crouching and climbing.
  • Must be able to hear and speak clearly to communicate with guests and co-workers

About this Employer

The Standard Spa Miami Beach

40 Island Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139

(305) 673-1717

105 Room Hotel

Follow us:

Located on Belle Isle, steps away from the action of South Beach, The Standard Spa, Miami Beach is its own private paradise set amidst peaceful tropical gardens and the Biscayne Bay. The breezy, soothing guest rooms feature private terraces, many with outdoor soaking tubs. Spa services meld the traditional with the holistic with a variety of treatments from facials and massages to astrology and health coaching. The Gardens offer a place to lounge in the swings or by the fire pit. The main pool is the center of our outdoor hydrotherapy playground also featuring an arctic plunge pool and waterfall hot tub. The Lido Bayside Grill offers a perfect warm-weather, sun-kissed global-inspired menu with incredible views. There’s also a juice café and gym with the latest Peloton equipment.