Sous Chef

Great American Restaurants
Fairfax, VA
Jun 17, 2019
Jun 19, 2019
Food Service, Chef
Full Time
Voted among the top workplaces by the Washington Post 5 years in a row, Great American Restaurants is an award winning collection of 12 restaurants and an artisan bakery in Northern Virginia and Maryland. We have 9 concepts with plans to continue to grow in the DC Metro area, starting with exciting 3 new concepts coming to Tyson's Corner this May/June! The Sous Chef is primarily responsible for shift management and ensuring outstanding food quality and recipe adherence through the management of the hourly staff and Kitchen Supervisors. Skills and attributes required for success: A passion for food, people and the business Empathy, humility, resiliency, approachability and a sense of humor Creates positive energy and positive environment Strong organizational skills, time management and ability to multitask High level of personal pride and the ability to inspire pride in others Fanatical attention to detail Desire and ability to teach, coach and mentor-lead Accountabilities: All kitchen related functions to include food quality management, supervision of the kitchen staff and staffing levels, security, housekeeping, PM Prep production, service execution, sanitation, safety and pace Closing, mid, or opening duties Line quality checks and shift walk throughs Work the line and/or expedite Make the production calls Place orders, manage inventories, reconcile variances and execute waste tracking Drive kitchen morale and communicate opportunities to the management team in the areas of hospitality, organization, equipment and staff needs Benefits include: 3 weeks of vacation in first year/4 weeks after 5 years Medical and dental insurance Life Insurance 401K with company match Dining privileges Discounted gym membership Education reimbursemen Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: Yes