Sous Chef / Baker - Bench

Bon Appetit
Baltimore, MD
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Food Service, Chef
Full Time
Location: Baltimore MD - Washington DC area.Our Passion is Food!At Bon Appetit Management Company we are committed to two things, great food and outstanding service! At Bon Appetit, you won't find our managers referring to a corporate recipe book or our chefs microwaving the lunch special. We do not have standardized recipes or central commissaries, instead, our chefs and managers are expected to stay abreast of current culinary trends and bring cutting edge food into their cafes. We are a restaurant company that operates in contract food service. That means you will have the freedom to be creative, take risks, and truly shine. We are committed to our staff growing, trying new things, and learning all that they can. Our rapid growth and breadth of accounts translates into exciting opportunities for our people!SOUS CHEFS, PASTRY CHEFS, and BAKERS NEEDEDAre you a CHEF or BAKER looking for a more FLEXIBLE, STEADY WORK SCHEDULE, GREAT PAY, & COMPETITIVE BENEFITS?Are you ready to RUN YOUR OWN KITCHEN and LEAD a TEAM?Are you looking to flex your CREATIVE CULINARY TALENT?If you answered YES, then this OPPORTUNITY IS IDEAL FOR YOU!!Key Responsibilities:* Manage cost controls and control expenditures for Corporate B&I or Higher Education accounts* Manage a team of hourly associates* Assist the Executive Chef with planning and creating menus* Produce and execute catering events* Purchase and manage inventory* Roll out new culinary programs in conjunction with Bon Appetit marketing and culinary team* Bench Sous Chefs and Bakers travel in a specific geographical market to our clients who may be ramping up for a new school year or are short staffed. You could work in the client for a day, a week, a month, or more. When a permanent position in one location becomes available, you have the option of working full time at that client location* Bench Sous Chefs may be temporarily laid off for 8-12 weeks during winter holidays and summer breaks if the client is closed.Preferred Qualifications:* Culinary degree preferred* College campus dining or Corporate dining experience strongly preferred* Two years of culinary supervisory experience* High volume baking and pastry experience is essential* High volume production and catering experience is essential* Previous experience managing cost controls* Desire to learn and grow with a top notch foodservice companyApply to Bon Appetit today!Bon Appetit is a member of Compass Group USA.Click here to Learn More about the Compass StoryCompass 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.See Description