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Sous Chef

Sous Chef

Requisition ID 
2017-16678
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-TX-Austin
Posted Date 
8/11/2017
Category (Portal Searching) 
Culinary

More information about this job

Overview

Austin Hotel at Southpark

 

Southpark

 

Just moments away from the excitement of downtown Austin, the State Capitol and the 6th Street Entertainment District; the Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark is an exciting place to work. With a premier location in the heart of a world-renowned city, the Omni Southpark is at the center of it all.

 

Omni Southpark’s associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Omni Southpark may be your perfect match.

Job Description

The Sous Chef will be responsible for all areas of the kitchens operations in the absence of the Executive Chef. This leader will ensure a high standard of cleanliness and hygienic practice throughout the kitchen. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in upscale/luxury hotels.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the daily production, preparation and presentation of all food for the hotel's restaurant, banquets, cafe, bar, and room service to ensure a quality, consistent product is produced which conforms to all Omni Standards.
  • Manage associates in scheduling, training, developing, coaching and counseling, and conducting reviews. Also focus on attracting, interviewing, retaining, and motivating the associates while providing a safe work environment.
  • Monitor, analyze and control all labor and food costs; prepare the appropriate reports, charts, and schedules to ensure budgets are met or exceeded while quality is maintained or improved.
  • Assist the Executive Chef in the creation, costing, and implementation of outlets, banquets, seasonal, and special menus.
  • Should assume the responsibilities of the Executive Chef in his or her absence.
  • Scheduling of staff according to budget and business forecast.
  • Provide kitchen support for banquet functions.
  • Oversee proper handling and tracing of banquet food returns at end of functions.
  • Directs proper sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment.
  • Comply with EcoSure & health code standards for sanitation.
  • Ensures that all kitchen equipment is in good working order.
  • Directs proper maintenance of all walk-in coolers (rotation of food products and cleanliness).
  • Knows expectations and ensures that staff understands them and that they execute said expectations within the proper guidelines.
  • Provide support and leadership to accomplish our Medallia food quality score.
  • Checks and controls sign-in and sign-out procedures for kitchen staff.
  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Candidate is required to have at least 2 years previous culinary experience in a high volume, full service and/or Four Diamond Kitchen. Supervisory or management experience strongly preferred.
  • Candidate must have proven culinary skills and must be able to lead, develop, and motivate staff.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as organizational skills, Bilingual (Spanish) preferred but not required.
  • Candidate must be creative and up to speed on new concepts and food trends.
  • Banquets experienced strongly preferred.
  • Computer literate and detail-orientated is a must.
  • Must have basic mathematical skills and be able to create and understand financial reports.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays.
  • College education and/or culinary degree preferred.
  • Must be food handler and/or food manager certified.