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Sous Chef - 192 at The Blake - Summer

Company: Taos Ski Valley, Inc.
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

The Sous Chef is responsible for hands-on leadership in a high volume, high quality, open kitchen environment, with the ability to work all stations in the 192 kitchen. You will create excellent plating and bulk prep in a highly visible kitchen. Additionally responsible for specific duties and execution of 192 specific banquet events.

This job description is intended to be a broad description of duties. You will be expected to carry out all responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Specific information on duties and policies can be found with your supervisor or in the Employee Reference Guide. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the success and safety of all culinary employees alongside guidance from the 192 Chef de Cuisine.
  • Ensure that each culinary employee understands their job function, has the necessary tools, clarity on daily expectations, and indication of productivity expected.
  • Assist Chef de Cuisine in orientation of new staff members and ongoing training.
  • Actively involved in ongoing coaching and training in the areas of: culinary techniques, recipe standards, plate presentation, timeliness, product knowledge, health code regulations, professional appearance, positive can-do attitude, teamwork, and delivery of culinary standards.
  • Day-to-day supervision of culinary staff and operations.
  • Monitor consistency and quality control through frequent line checks, recipe accuracy, and plating standards.
  • Assist in scheduling, shift coverage, and execution of all shifts while managing labor objectives tied to the operating budget.
  • Maintain critical and agreed-upon systems of operations including temp logs, prep lists, line checks, station diagrams, product labeling/rotation, and cleaning.
  • Ensures proper receiving, storage, and rotation of food products.
  • Assist in leading a meaningful Pre-Shift Meeting daily.
  • Assist in growing a culture of engagement through professional communication, clear job descriptions, frequent reminders of expectations, training, awareness of staff needs, and promotion of company vision, purpose, and values.
  • Conducts oneself with safety in mind and undertakes all job requirements in a manner that will guarantee a safe environment for oneself, guests, and fellow team members.
  • Lead all efforts to properly manage our waste stream including source reduction of packaging materials, food waste compost collection, aluminum, plastic, and glass sorting, and landfill trash.

    Qualifications & Knowledge
    • Must already have or be willing to obtain New Mexico Food Handler Certificate prior to or within 30 days of hire.
    • Fluent in verbal and written English, other language skills preferred
    • Ability to work in a high-energy and physically demanding environment
    • Demonstrates strong leadership skills, work ethic and integrity
    • Professional communication skills, both oral and written
    • Able to prepare a variety of cuisines
    • Has experience in training culinary Team Members
    • Has excellent time management, organizational skills and attention to detail

      Personal Skills:
      • Strong personal character and commitment to Taos Ski Valley, Inc.'s Vision, Purpose, and Values.
      • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept criticism and opportunities for growth.
      • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with setbacks, challenges, and while working in an ever-changing environment.
      • Provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest's expectations.

        Work Environment:

        Taos Ski Valley, Inc. is often a fast-paced work environment, especially during Holiday and Peak days. TSVI is located in a high-altitude alpine environment. Position may require travel on uneven, snow-packed, or icy terrain and may be exposed to wet, cold, and/or humid conditions. Must be able to work in close quarters and with other staff.

        Background Check

        Positions dealing with children, of safety-sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving or positions that handle cash may require a background check and MVR check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check and MVR check.
        • Is a Background Check required for this position: Yes
        • Is an MVR required for this position: No
          Posted:03/07/2023 05:19 AM

Keywords: Taos Ski Valley, Inc., Sacramento , Sous Chef - 192 at The Blake - Summer, Hospitality & Tourism , Sacramento, California

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