Sous Chef

Birch & Barley
Washington, DC
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 15, 2022
Food Service, Chef
Full Time
Birch & Barley and Churchkey are two concepts in one building that are ambitious, world-class beer programs with food to match. Our kitchen will craft elegant, thoughtful, fine dining food for Birch & Barley and create bar food for Churchkey with the same care and quality ingredients. We're looking to come out of Covid hibernation better than ever with new Chef, new kitchen team, and revamped kitchen. We will be working with local farms and producers and be driven by the seasons. We ll utilize fermentation, and other preservation techniques. We ll make several breads and naturally fermented doughs with local flour. We ll make charcuterie and cook things in pork fat but we re still going to get really excited about vegetables. We re going to have fun and cook good food to make guests and ourselves happy. We re going to work as a team and learn from each other. Details: Monitor and ensure that standard kitchen operating procedures are met Manage all kitchen employees including training, mentoring, and disciplining Support and manage prep for service; ensure all prep items and recipes are made to standard Oversee the line during service while monitoring cooks progress and flow of service Working with the Executive Chef on menu creations and daily specials Assist in interviewing, selecting and onboarding all BOH hourly new hires Assist monitoring the receiving of all product to ensure it meets restaurant standards In partnership with the Executive Chef, develop new menu items and ensure proper execution and roll out of any new dishes. Send daily service reports and human resources related processes such as trail paperwork, worker s comp, and accident reports. Manage inventory and costs with the Executive Chef Support staffing needs for BOH open positions