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Task Force Sous Chef

Posted May 19, 2021

Waterford Hotel Group
Waterford, CT
Be A Part of Our Passionate & Committed Team!

About This Job

Come Join the Waterford Hotel Group Team!!

Waterford Hotel Group is continuously looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. Waterford is dedicated to the growth and development of our Associates and we welcome you to discover a culture where your contributions are recognized and celebrated. If you want to be part of a team that embraces collaboration with a focus on continuous improvement and you think you have what it takes to “wow” our customers, we invite you to explore a career with Waterford Hotel Group.

The Ideal Candidate for this Position

The ideal candidate will have a culinary degree along with a progressive career in culinary arts at fine establishments. Candidates without a culinary degree, but with extensive culinary work experience, are considered. The successful candidate should have hands-on experience with a similar organization's level of service and operation. Creativity is a must with a keen eye on the budget. The Sous Chef will be expected to have demonstrated leadership ability in managing and motivating the associates on his or her team.

What You Will Be Doing

The Task Force Sous Chef will provide both short and long-term culinary task force coverage at any of our hotels and restaurants. This individual will provide support in a variety of culinary environments. This position requires travel 100% of the time and be open to any property in our portfolio.

You will assist in the managing of inventory control, budgeting and purchasing, to custom menu preparation, as well as hiring, training, and retaining the best talent. The most successful candidate will demonstrate an uncommon level of detail to customer satisfaction and personal interaction with guests as well as the spirit of teamwork and leadership.

Job Requirements

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Effective management of day to day operations including staffing, training, budgeting and forecasting
  • Ensuring quality, consistency and creativity are at the highest level while maximizing the operation's personnel and resources
  • The production and execution of banquets with emphasis on quality
  • Inventory and cost controls
  • Developing production sheets and schedules
  • Adherence to all food handling and sanitation standards
  • Maintain all guest service standards
  • Must be able to travel extensively
  • Must be able to pass a background check


We offer our eligible Associates a number of benefits to enhance their health and well-being:

  • Group insurance, including medical, dental, vision and company-paid life insurance
  • Paid time off including vacation days, personal days and holidays
  • Company-matched 401(k) plan
  • Voluntary benefits including short term disability, accident, life and critical illness
  • Life enrichment benefits including educational assistance, hotel discounts, travel assistance and more

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About this Employer

Waterford Hotel Group

914 Hartford Turnpike
Waterford, CT 06385

(860) 442-4559

Corporate Office

Company Description

Waterford Hotel Group manages properties in 9 states with more than 6,200 rooms. Our portfolio includes limited-service and full-service hotels, conference centers, all-suite and resort hotels, all of which are franchised or independently owned properties.

Why People Like to Work for Us

Waterford Hotel Group believes that the quality of our staff directly translates into operational excellence and overall guest satisfaction. The quality of our staff is reflected through the high levels of associate satisfaction, continuously motivated by a passion for excellence, integrity and fairness. This is achieved through on-going training, an emphasis on teamwork, an intimate knowledge of our properties and a thorough understanding of the needs of our customers, guests, and the communities we serve.

Waterford Hotel Group offers a wide range of benefits to eligible associates, which include medical, dental, life, and disability insurance, 401 (k) retirement plan, paid holidays, personal days, vacation time, educational assistance programs, and associate room discount.