The Sous Chef is responsible for overseeing the direction of the kitchen and retail outlet’s daily activities in accordance with Spectra policies and objectives to ensure guest satisfaction, profitability and a positive, productive and compliant work environment. This position is responsible for with the overall stewarding and kitchen operations, including food and labor cost controls. The Sous Chef is solely responsible for the effective management and operation of the stewarding team and culinary team including event planning support, scheduling, food preparation and production, food cost control, compliance with food safety and sanitation policies, cleaning, kitchen safety, employee training and supervision, and any other tasks assigned by the GM or Executive Chef.
The Sous Chef will provide oversight and resolution responsibility for employee performance issues. The Sous Chef must provide a high level of event oversight, culinary proficiency and operational/personnel support to ensure the smooth running of any assigned event.
The Sous Chef will actively supervise, coach, counsel, direct, train and mentor employees in meeting company quality standards, and will independently initiate and authorize all employment actions such as hiring, termination, suspension, discipline, promotion and transfer. The Sous Chef will provide oversight and resolution responsibility for employee performance issues. The Sous Chef will actively and independently manage all aspects of employee relations to ensure a positive, harmonious, compliant and cooperative work environment.
This is a key position for the effective and profitable operation of the business. The Sous Chef must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work a variable event-driven schedule which to evenings and weekends. Open availability, professional presentation, outstanding interpersonal skills and self-direction required.
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Performing the duties of this position involves extensive and continuous standing and walking. Routine activities require the employee to be able to reach with hands and arms, sit, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 75 pounds. The vision requirements include the ability to adjust focus, peripheral vision and close vision.
Spectra is an Equal Opportunity Employment Employer.