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Sous Chef

Posted November 18, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston - Bedford Glen
Bedford, MA
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About This Job

We are looking for a culinary superstar to join our team!

Job Overview: Assist in managing the kitchen and kitchen personnel, ensuring the quality preparation of all menu items and proper handling/storage of all food items in accordance with standards. Coordinate the purchase of all food and maintain menus, maintaining approved food costs and labor costs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Establish the day's priorities and assign production and preparation tasks for staff to execute.
  2. Create daily menu specials.
  3. Review banquet event orders and make note of any changes.
  4. Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to staff.
  5. Take physical inventory of specified food items for daily inventory.
  6. Requisition the day’s supplies and ensure that they are received and stored correctly. Communicate needs with Purchasing and Storeroom personnel.  Ensure quality of products received.
  7. Meet with the Steward to review equipment needs, banquet plate up assistance, cleaning schedule/project status, health/safety and sanitation follow up.
  8. Ensure that staff report to work as scheduled; document any late or absent employees.
  9. Ensure that each kitchen work area is stocked with specified tools, supplies and equipment to meet the business demand.
  10. Ensure that recipe cards, production schedules, plating guides, photographs are current and posted.
  11. Ensure that all staff prepares menu items following recipes and yield guides, according to department standards.
  12. Monitor performance of staff and ensure all procedures are completed to the department standards; rectify deficiencies with respective personnel.
  13. Observe guest reactions and confer with service staff to ensure guest satisfaction.
  14. Conduct frequent walk throughs of each kitchen area and direct respective personnel to correct any deficiencies. Ensure that quality and details are being maintained.
  15. Work with catering department to ensure guest satisfaction and exceeding/meeting guest expectations.

Required Skills & Abilities:

Must have the ability to communicate in English.  Self-starting personality with an even disposition.  Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.  Can communicate well with guests.  Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co-workers with their job duties and be a team player.  Ability to transport cases of received goods to the work stations; pots and pans of food from storage/prep areas to the serving line. Ability to work with all products and food ingredients involved.  Ability to operate, clean and maintain all equipment required in job functions.  Ability to plan and develop menus and recipes.  Ability to apply basic supervisory skills to plan, organize, direct, coach, train and discipline, as necessary.  Ability to ensure security of kitchen access, products and hotel property. Ability to operate with stress, time constraints, physical activity and continuous walking.  Finger/hand dexterity in order to operate food machinery.  Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 100 lbs. on a continuous schedule.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston - Bedford Glen

44 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA 01730

(781) 275-5500

281 Room Hotel

doubletree3.hilton.com

At A Glance

Centrally located next to a range of businesses and nearby historic towns, this Bedford Glen hotel is set on 24 acres of wooded grounds, just 18 miles from Boston. Benefit from complimentary transportation within a five-mile radius and enjoy convenient proximity to three major highways.

Enjoy a comfortable and professional setting to catch up on work with complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel and a 24-hour business center. Situated close to a number of businesses and corporate parks, this Boston hotel presents over 13,000 sq. ft. of meeting space across 12 versatile rooms. Host a meeting in the fully equipped boardroom, or celebrate your next special event on the garden terrace or Grand Ballroom for up to 500 guests and let us help you with the planning.

Unwind in a spacious guest room and admire courtyard views, or upgrade to a suite and enjoy the extra space of a separate living area. Indulge with fresh, innovative cuisine in the cordial environment of SORA and feast on New England favorites while taking in spectacular garden views.