We have an opening for a Sous Chef position.Location: New York, NY Note: online applications accepted only. This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus! If you know someone that would be a great fit for this role, you can refer them to this position and potentially earn an Employee Referral Bonus! Click here to view the step-by-step instructions to refer a friend to this position. If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team. Restaurant Associates is recognized as the nation's premier hospitality company, operating over 170 prestigious locations. Restaurant Associates, based in New York City, provides premium food services to museums, performing arts centers, aquariums, corporate dining, educational facilities and off-premise catering events in New York City, Boston, Hartford, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia. Restaurant Associates is a subsidiary of Compass Group North America, the world's leading foodservice organization.At RA, food is inspiration. Our unmatched culture of hospitality excellence enables us to provide memorable experiences for premier clients. We empower many to be their best though delicious food that happens to be \"better-for-you\" and the planet.Core Values:Dedication to QualitySpirit of OwnershipCommitment to Talent & DiversityResponsible CitizenshipPassion for Hospitality time associates at Restaurant Associates are offered many fantastic benefits such as:MedicalDentalVisionFlexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)Commuter BenefitsWellness ProgramEmployee Assistance ProgramLife Insurance for Associates and Eligible DependentsShort Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) InsuranceDiscount MarketplaceAnd other voluntary benefitsJob SummarySummary: As a Sous Chef I, you are responsible for assisting with the overall success of the food program and overseeing culinary functions. The position entails assisting in all phases of planning, ordering, inventory, and food preparation. This includes adhering to the client's culture and guidelines, the Health Department's regulations, and the company's standards and expectations of food quality, freshness and presentation. The Sous Chef I also motivates, trains, develops, and directs the back of house associates preparing and cooking foods to accomplish the objectives of the operation to the satisfaction of the customers, clients, and management.Job Duties Include:Asisting Chef in all Culinary operations; Assists in coordinating and participating in the preparation and cooking of various food items.Culinary operations of EDR/Catering DepartmentScheduling and managing culinary and back of the house staffResponsible for production and HACCP logsMenu development in coordination with the Executive ChefEssential Duties and Responsibilities:Rolls out new culinary programs in conjunction with the marketing and culinary team.Assists with managing cost controls and controlling expenditure.Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications:5 years of related culinary experience including 1 year at the management level.Pastry and baking experience a plusExperience in restaurants, hotels, corporate dining, education, military, health care, and/or related food service operations.Knowledge of food and industry trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, safety, food cost controls, and presentation.Ability to set up and distribute production sheets.Supervisory, leadership, training, management, and coaching skills.ServSafe or Department of Health Certification is preferred.Computer skills and knowledge of MS Office products including Excel.Associate's degree in Culinary Arts is preferred. About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance). Req ID: 255802SALARIED EXEMPT Associated topics: commercial kitchen, executive chef, executive kitchen, grill chef, pantry, salad chef, service manager, sous, tavern, team lead
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