This position will be based at the University of Illinois. The Sous Chef is responsible for overseeing the direction of daily culinary 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 the overall culinary operations as directed by Executive Chef and GM, including food and labor cost controls. The Sous Chef is solely responsible for the effective management and operation of the 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, weekends, and holidays. Open availability, professional presentation, outstanding interpersonal skills and self-direction required.
Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization. Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories. Come Join Us! You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/
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