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Sous Chef

Posted January 8, 2022

Pacific Palms Resort
City of Industry, CA
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Located on a glorious hilltop and set against the majestic San Gabriel Mountains, Pacific Palms Resort is Los Angeles' only full-service, destination hotel and certified conference center appealing to both leisure and business travelers. The 650 acre property features 292 beautifully appointed, over

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  ¨ Check staffing, uniforms, daily production sheets, check production for breakfast, lunch, next day prep,   check quality of sauces and product. Train associates on menu items and consistently during peak business,   insure pre-meal held daily, cleanliness and daily specials and consistent   plate presentation on all times.

¨ Check staffing, uniforms, daily   production sheets, check production for lunch, next day prep, check quality   of sauces. Train associates on menu   items, and consistency, to insure pre-meal is held daily, cleanliness, daily   specials and consistent plate presentation of all items.

¨ Check staffing and uniform, daily   production sheets, check production for sauces, soups, stocks and blue plate   specials, check quality and consistency of product. Train associate on all items, insure   cleanliness and sanitation of production box.

¨ Check with Banquet Chef weekly and   daily on necessary soups, stocks, bases needed to fully operate banquet   production.

¨ Ensure all brunch items are   prepared to standard. Insure   production is ready and quality is met. Insure product is delivered on a timely basis.

¨ Sous Chef is also responsible for   all areas of the kitchen operation in the absence of the Executive Chef and   will be held responsible for overall operation.

¨ Sous Chef is also responsible for   cost controls, menu planning along with the Executive Chef.

¨ Ensure coordination of butcher   shop, garde manger and banquets all specified food on time and to right area.

¨ Coordinate with P.M. night chef.

¨ Monthly training class with your   immediate associates.

¨ Attends weekly F&B Meeting

¨ Holds monthly departmental meetings

¨ Assists the Executive Chef with   Safe Serve and sanitation training

¨ Ensure comprehensive SOPs are in   place for all areas and update to ensure that all are current

¨ Any and all reasonable requests of   management

Job Requirements

¨ Ability to work with POS systems   i.e. Micros 

¨ Microsoft Office required to   include: Word, Excel, Outlook,   Powerpoint

¨ The term “management” includes   duties such as interviewing; training; selecting and adjusting rates of pay   and hours of work; directing the work of employees; maintaining production;   appraising employees’ productivity and efficiency for purposes of   recommending promotions or other changes (evaluations); handling employees’   grievances and complaints; disciplining employees; planning work; providing for   safety and security; and monitoring or implementing legal compliance matters.

¨ Must have expert knowledge and   understanding of the five mother sauces: Hollandaise, Vuloute, Espanola, Tomato, Bechamel 

¨ Expert understanding of emulsions:   Vinaigrette's, Mayo, Aolis, Purees, and dressings

¨ Expert knowledge of all proteins 

¨ Expert knowledge of all herbs and   spices 

¨ Expert knowledge of high volume   fine dining production and a la carte service

¨ Supervisory experience to include   proper teaching & technical skills to assist and motivate all members of   the kitchen staff

Minimum 2 years in Cook 1 or higher level   cook in upscale, fast pasted or high volume hotel or resort operation

¨ Basic mathematical skills

¨ Must understand Microsoft Windows

¨ Have good knowledge of computer   systems

¨ Customer service skills

¨ Must have expert knowledge and   understanding of the five mother sauces: Hollandaise, Vuloute, Espanola, Tomato, Bechamel 

¨ Expert understanding of emulsions:   Vinaigrettes, Mayo, Aolis, Purees, and dressings

¨ Expert knowledge of all proteins 

¨ Expert knowledge of all herbs and   spices 

¨ Expert knowledge of high volume   fine dining production, banquets and a la carte service

1. Flexibility under pressure

2. Patience

3. Good communication skills

4. Good decision-maker

1. Strict adherence to set arrival   times is required due to customer access & reliance.

2. Position may include overtime

3. Flexible scheduling necessary based   on business demands

compensation: 55K - 60K

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About this Employer

Pacific Palms Resort

1 Industry Hills Parkway
City of Industry, CA 91744

Telephone (626) 854-2342
Reservations (800) 524-4557

292 Room Resort

www.pacificpalmsresort.com

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Los Angeles Area Resort Getaway and Conference Center

Pacific Palms Resort is the only full-service luxury golf and conference resort of its kind in Los Angeles County. Our glorious hilltop location set against the majestic San Gabriel Valley Mountains and many guest activities and on-site entertainment makes Pacific Palms Resort unique even in the Los Angeles resort and spa hotel circle.

At 650 acres, Pacific Palms Resort is one of the largest hotels within Southern California. Here you can find fabulous fireside dining overlooking Celebration Lake, a new spa and fitness center, and our famous 4-star, 36-hole Industry Hills Golf Club. Our resort is also no stranger to exceeding event planners’ expectations with conferences, meetings, and weddings.

We also take pride in our 292 rooms and public areas. All rooms are beautifully appointed with fine furnishings and include stunning views from the balconies. Also enjoy complimentary self-parking and Wi-Fi in guestrooms and public areas.