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Sous Chef

Posted January 26, 2023

Park Ridge Marriott
Park Ridge, NJ
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Job Overview

Train, supervise and work with all Chefs' staff in order to prepare, cook and present food according to hotel standard recipes in order to create quality food products.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Assigns, in detail, specific duties to all employees regarding efficient operation of kitchen.
  • Select, train and supervise kitchen staff in the proper preparation of menu items.
  • Schedule culinary staff so that proper coverage is maintained while keeping payroll costs in line.
  • Ensure proper receipt, storage (including temperature-setting) and rotation of food products so as to comply with Health Department regulations.
  • Adhere to control procedures for cost and quality.
  • Supervise daily cleaning of walk-in and reach-in boxes for safety reasons.
  • Maintain vacation schedule for proper staffing.
  • Report any equipment in need of repair to Chef or Engineering, for service.
  • Performs other duties as requested, such as VIP parties and staff meetings.

    Specific Job Knowledge And Skills

    The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Thorough knowledge of food products, standard recipes and proper preparations.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English to comprehend and communicate job functions.
  • Finger/hand dexterity in order to operate food machinery.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 200 lbs. on a continuous basis.
  • Report any equipment in need of repair to Chef or Engineering, for service.
  • Performs other duties as requested, such as VIP parties and staff meetings.


    Education:Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or any other combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge of skills and abilities.

    Licenses or certificates: Food handler certification and any additional state or federal certification requirements.

    Current CPR certification preferred.

    Other: Additional language ability preferred.


    We offer a comprehensive full-time benefits package consisting of medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, pet discount program, identity theft protection, pre-paid legal support, flexible spending accounts, matched 401K, life, critical accidental or illness, short- & long-term disability, paid time off, wellness programs, wonderful hotel discounts and much more!

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    About this Employer

    Park Ridge Marriott

    300 Brae Boulevard
    Park Ridge, NJ 07656

    (201) 307-0800

    289 Room Hotel

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    Enjoy comfort and convenience at our Newly renovated hotel

    Have all your travel needs met at the Newly Renovated Marriott Park Ridge. Our upscale hotel places you in an ideal location a short distance from Woodcliff Lake, Nyack, The Outlets at Bergen Town Center and the excitement of New York City. After exploring nearby New Jersey attractions or spending a day in Manhattan, unwind in our rooms and suites with modern décor, luxury bedding and flat-panel TVs with premium channels. Start your day with a satisfying breakfast at our restaurant, Brae's, and grab dinner and a refreshing beer at the end of the day at Sean O'Casey's, our popular and authentic Irish pub. Keep up with your exercise routine by using out 24-hour fitness center and take a relaxing swim in our indoor/outdoor pool. If you'll be hosting a business or social event during your stay, reserve one of our stylish event venues, including a lovely outdoor garden terrace. Whether you're visiting with us for business or leisure, you'll enjoy an exceptional travel experience from start to finish at Park Ridge