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Sous Chef

Posted July 16, 2022

Aviator Hotel & Suites
Saint Louis, MO
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Why Team Aviator?

The Aviator Hotel and Suites located in South County isn't just a place of employment, it's a place for growth. Our team is strong, supportive, and energetic. We show up, have fun, work hard and reach our goals, together. Begin your career today and open the door to future possibilities!

Employee Perks:
  • Referral bonuses up to $1,500
  • Discounts on hotel stays and more
  • Flexible schedules
  • Generous paid time off for full-time associates
  • Health Insurance for full-time associates and more!
 Sous Chef assists in managing the kitchen. The Sous Chef is responsible for training, supervising, and working with all cooks and culinary staff to prepare, cook, and present food in accordance to hotel standard recipes in order to create consistent quality food products. The Sous Chef will work closely with the Executive Chef in maintaining control for cost and quality. The Sous Chef is required to adhere to the mission and values of Widewaters Hotels, LLC.
What you will be doing
  • Assign, in detail, specific duties to all employees for efficient operation of the kitchen.
  • Assist Executive Chef/Executive Sous Chef in maintaining the staff schedule so that proper coverage is maintained while keeping payroll costs in line. Maintain vacation schedule for proper staffing
  • Responsible for maintaining quality of food product and ensuring consistency in food delivery and standards.
  • Report any equipment in need of report to chef and engineering.
  • Work in support of team goals and measures effectiveness through the Food & Beverage profit and service performance of the hotel. Ensuring that all goals are geared toward exceeding guest expectations.
  • Read and employ math skills for following recipes.
  • Process requisitions for supplies.
  • Train and supervise kitchen staff in the proper preparation of menu items.
  • Ensure proper receiving, storage, and rotation of food products so as to comply with health department regulations.
  • Supervise daily cleaning of walk-ins and reach-in boxes for safety and sanitation purposes.
  • Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.
  • Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.
  • Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
  • Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
  • Provide coaching, counseling, and mentoring to culinary staff to develop them to be at their best.
  • Ability to train Line Cooks on standards and food cost analysis ensuring a consistent product at

    all times.

  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.
  • Displays leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifies excellent customer service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
  • Handles guest problems and complaints as needed and professionally.
  • Assist in positive outcomes from guest queries in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Sets a positive example for guest relations.
  • Must be able to participate in the hotel’s MOD program.
Requirements
  • Minimum of two years of culinary schooling preferred.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of food & quality and should have at least three years experience of kitchen experience, preferably as a kitchen supervisor or Sous chef with knowledge of most international and domestic dishes.
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Thorough knowledge of food products, standard recipes and proper preparation.

Somos un empleador con igualdad de oportunidades y todos los candidatos calificados recibirán consideración por el empleo sin distinción de raza, color, religión, sexo, origen nacional, estado de discapacidad, estado de veterano protegido o cualquier otra característica protegida por la ley.

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The Aviator Hotel & Suites, located on Lindbergh Boulevard, honors the Gateway City’s heroic aviation history. Flight Pioneers, Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, General Jimmy Doolittle, along with landmark institutions Scott Air Force Base, Jefferson Barracks, Lambert Field and Boeing are all icons that capture ‘The Spirit of St. Louis’.  The Aviator Hotel & Suites offers a genuine full-service hospitality experience, sit back and let your spirit soar!

Aviator Hotel & Suites knows how to come together and celebrate. With 10,000 square feet of space, we can easily accommodate groups of up to 500 people (or smaller-scale socially distanced events). We offer three distinct venues, with our largest being our 4,400-square-foot ballroom ideal for St. Louis wedding venue, corporate celebrations, business trainings and meetings, private parties and social events.

Widewaters Hotels' Mission and Values

Widewaters Hotels is an award winning, innovative hospitality management leader, built on proven pillars of success. We are passionate about delivering exceptional returns for our owners and partners, creating the ultimate guest experience and providing rewarding opportunities for our associates.

Widewaters' Hotels Values: Our values guide the way we work with and for our guests, owners & associates. Through Passion, Energy, Attitude & Work Ethic we have created a vibrant company culture and a compass for our actions.

Company Website:https://www.aviatorhotelsuites.com/ 

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We appreciate your interest in Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Widewaters Hotels, LLC offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

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Aviator Hotel & Suites

6921 South Lindbergh Blvd Street
Saint Louis, MO 63125

(314) 892-3600

The Aviator Hotel & Suites, located on Lindbergh Boulevard, honors the Gateway City’s heroic aviation history. Flight Pioneers, Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, General Jimmy Doolittle, along with landmark institutions Scott Air Force Base, Jefferson Barracks, Lambert Field and Boeing are all icons that capture ‘The Spirit of St. Louis’.  The Aviator Hotel & Suites offers a genuine full-service hospitality experience, sit back and let your spirit soar!

Aviator Hotel & Suites knows how to come together and celebrate. With 10,000 square feet of space, we can easily accommodate groups of up to 500 people (or smaller-scale socially distanced events). We offer three distinct venues, with our largest being our 4,400-square-foot ballroom ideal for St. Louis wedding venue, corporate celebrations, business trainings and meetings, private parties and social events.