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Banquet Sous Chef

Posted November 25, 2021

Monarch Casino Resort Spa
Black Hawk, CO
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Job Title: Banquet Sous Chef

Salary: $65,000 - $70,000

Status: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Live and work where you vacation! Earn extra cash for the Holidays!

We are offering up to $5,000 in relocation reimbursement + up to $2,000 for each referral that starts by December 7th. 

Luxury matched only by the sublime beauty of the Colorado Rockies awaits you in our all new ULTIMATE resort. Experience everything that surrounds our beautiful location in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, including world-class skiing, fishing and horseback riding.

Epicurean adventures await at the all new restaurants inside Monarch Casino Resort Spa. The chef-driven menu at Monarch Chophouse features the finest steaks, seafood, and craft cocktails in four-star luxury. Indulge any time of the day at Twenty-Four 7 serving American and Asian fare. Light up your senses with exquisite flavors and cuisine from all corners of the globe at The Buffet. All new Bistro restaurant coming soon. Unwind from a long day in one of our multiple bars and lounges, with live music at our Cabaret bar every Monday and Tuesday. 

The Sous Chef is the second in command in the kitchen and generally oversees food production. The Sous Chef assumes all the duties of the Room Chef in the chef’s absence. Responsibilities include assisting in interviewing, hiring, and training team members; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining team members; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Propose menus and recipes
  • Systemize food production to maximize efficiency and consistency
  • Enforce purchasing specifications, storeroom requisition systems, product storage requirements, standardization recipes and waste control procedures
  • Assist Executive Chef in recruiting, managing and disciplining kitchen personnel
  • Train kitchen personnel in food production principles and practices and ensure that all recipes and food production practices are followed
  • Assist Executive Chef in scheduling kitchen employees in conjunction with business forecasts and predetermined budget
  • Train service personnel regarding food preparation, ingredients, nutritional values and special dietary requests

Requirements

  • College degree or equivalent
  • Guest Service and Professionalism – The Sous Chef serves as role model and sets the standard for all team members to maintain high-quality and consistent customer service. This requires an advanced knowledge of industry best practices and customer service
  • Communication – This position requires a commitment to details both verbally and non-verbally therefore, the Sous Chef must encourage cooperative and consistent levels of communication with kitchen staff, front-end staff and management. Must understand instructions, read written company memorandums and communicate with little or no additional direction
  • Interpersonal Relationships – Must adapt to different personalities of clients, vendors and coworkers without losing focus. Must possess high professional ethics and avoid extreme familiarity or conflicts with others
  • Problem Solving, Quality Control and Priority Assessment – Must evaluate current practices and processes; immediately recognize potential areas of conflict; and initiate ways to improve current business methods, quality of products and services provided to the customers
  • Conflict management – A Sous Chef must recognize a problem when it arises and be able to resolve it appropriately by using good judgment, tact and initiative according to company policy and procedure. Requires the often-unbiased mediation skills to handle all types of conflicts that will occur at all levels of supervision and the ability to negotiate effectively
  • Information Gathering – Must enhance the quality of food-preparation services including ingredient changes to promote the uniqueness of recipes
  • Flexibility – Must work overtime when needed and assist the workload of others
  • Understands health and sanitation requirements for State of Colorado
  • Familiar with computer/POS functions to include all MS Office functions
  • Ability to effectively supervise others as well as be self-disciplined
  • Must be familiar with how a restaurant and bar efficiently operates
  • Available to work flexible schedule including weekends and holidays, etc.
  • Must pass a food handling and sanitation test
  • Understands measurements of liquid and weight and temperatures

Not only does Monarch offer a luxury experience for guests we offer luxury benefits to our Team Members as well!

Full Time Team Members (30+ hours) will enjoy the following benefits and perks:

  • 2 Weeks PTO within your first year of employment
  • 6 Observed Holidays and Holiday Pay
  • Health Benefit Insurance Package after 90 days includes: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability, 401k with company match
  • Relocation Reimbursement

Part Time and Full Time Team Members (TMs) will enjoy the following benefits and perks:

  • 1 Free Hot Meal per shift and Unlimited Coffee, Tea, Soft Drinks
  • Up to 48 hours of Sick Pay for Team Members Under 30 hrs per Week
  • 80% Subsidized Bus Transportation Options – most GRAVE positions 100% Subsidized
  • Free Covered Parking
  • Education/Tuition/Certification Reimbursement (up to $6,000 per calendar year)
  • Wardrobe/Uniforms and Dry Cleaning Provided Free of Charge for most positions
  • Career Development and Advancement Programs
  • Team Member Anniversary Recognition (earn resort credit, vacation trips and more!)
  • Team Member Hotel, Retail, and Spa Discounts

Don’t want to drive to Black Hawk?  You don’t have to!  Check out these casino bus routes at www.casinoshuttle.com or www.aceexpresscoaches.com. As a Team Member of Monarch, we subsidize your bus transportation from 80% up to 100%!

An Equal Opportunity Employer: Monarch Casino Black Hawk does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is Monarch’s intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

Additional Information

All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.

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About this Employer

Monarch Casino Resort Spa

488 Main Street
Black Hawk, CO 80422

(303) 582-1000

516 Room Casino

www.monarchblackhawk.com

About Us

Monarch Casino Black Hawk features hot, new Exclusive Premiere slots, exciting tables games, a sensational nightly Whole Maine Lobster, Crab and USDA Prime Rib buffet and Black Hawk’s friendliest team. With over 600 slots, video poker and action-packed table games, Monarch Casino Black Hawk offers great gaming, great benefits and great rewards. We have two floors of great gaming action!

Monarch Casino Black Hawk is conveniently located 45 minutes west of Denver in the historical mining town of Black Hawk. It is the first casino you see when you arrive from Denver on Highway 119. Valet and covered self-parking are available for your convenience. Monarch Casino – bet on fun!

Monarch Casino is a Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. property. Visit us at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, NV for more exciting gaming and resort options.

Careers

Monarch Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk is an exciting place to work. We bring together positive career minded team members who create memorable experiences for our guests. We work hard, we work fast, and we lock arms and sprint together as one to be the best at what we do.

If you have an unwavering passion for service, are hungry for growth, and are always aiming to be better, consider building your career with Monarch Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk. Join our team and build a career that you can be proud of.