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Sous Chef

Posted July 19, 2022

The St. Gregory Hotel Dupont Circle Georgetown
Washington, DC
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About This Job

Overview

Opportunity:  Sous Chef

Assist the Executive Chef in the preparation of food and oversight of kitchen operations in accordance with established food quality, guest service and sustainability standards.

Potential Career Path

Executive Sous Chef – Chef – Executive Chef

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.
  • Oversee preparation and production of menus, development and execution of recipes.
  • Manage kitchen operations and assigned staff.
  • Ensure staff prepares menu items following recipes and yield guides, in accordance with department standards. 
  • Develop new menu items, test and create recipes.
  • Trains, develops and evaluates personnel with regard to proper use of standard kitchen equipment and tools, techniques and skills.
  • Supervise kitchen personnel to ensure that methods of cooking, garnishes and portion sizes are as prescribed.
  • Manage budget, monitor costs and operating needs in keeping with overall containment of unnecessary expenditures.
  • Direct and develop skills of the team to the achievement of department and area goals.
  • Evaluate all direct reports and conduct introductory period and annual performance reviews.
  • Maintain an open door policy and address all team member issues and/or concerns in a timely manner.
  • Conduct divisional/departmental staff meetings on a monthly basis.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • Degree or certification from an accredited culinary program preferred.
  • 3 years experience in a managerial position of an upscale and/or high volume food service establishment required.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and will include working on holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, using fingers and hands, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

An ideal hotel in the coveted Dupont Circle neighborhood, The St. Gregory Hotel sits within walking distance of the city’s most iconic neighborhoods including boutique-filled Georgetown and the restaurant filled Foggy Bottom. Guests can easily stroll along the Potomac River and explore the monuments and memorials of the National Mall, or wander Georgetown’s charming cobblestone streets. Whether you’re in town for business or pleasure, The St. Gregory Hotel is the ideal place to stay and relax in the heart of Washington’s most sought-after neighborhood.

HHM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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About this Employer

The St. Gregory Hotel Dupont Circle Georgetown

2033 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

(800) 491-6126

155 Room Hotel

www.stgregoryhotelwdc.com

Our Hotel

Blending thoughtful design and intuitive service, The St. Gregory Hotel excels at immersing guests in the rich culture of Washington, D.C. The lobby functions as a sophisticated lounge for guests to mingle and unwind. A dual-sided glass fireplace serves as the main focal point and is surrounded by mid-century modern seating with luxe marble, velvet, and metallic finishes. These refined materials are also used throughout the hotel’s Mediterranean-inspired restaurant and wine bar.

The hotel rooms and suites provide guests the opportunity to rest and rejuvenate keeping the highly stylized design that echoes throughout, but with a calmer more subdued palette. The hotel’s penthouse floor creates an additional deluxe experience with balconied suites and cultured comforts, such as wet bars with elevated cocktail and coffee options.

Located in D.C.’s Dupont Circle, this boutique hotel occupies the coveted location at the intersection of the West End and Georgetown neighborhoods, providing unbeatable access to the capital city’s cultural and historic attractions. Whether for business or pleasure, the timeless decor and curated services make The St. Gregory a perfect locale for the modern-day traveler.