Executive Sous Chef

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar
Washington, DC
Jan 18, 2022
Jan 24, 2022
Full Time
Company Introduction:Be part of the Cuba Libre team as we expand: our restaurants are in Fort Lauderdale, Philadelphia, Atlantic City, Orlando and Washington, DC Our mission is to provide an "escape"A' to Havana through exciting food, beverage and entertainment experiences that celebrate the Cuban people and culture. Our name, which translates to "a free Cuba,"A' signifies hope for the future of the treasured island nation.Two-time James Beard Award winning Chef-Partner Guillermo Pernot's menus reflect the cuisine served today in paladares (small, privately-owned restaurants) throughout the island nation "A cents € chef-crafted versions of traditional and contemporary Cuban dishes that he experiences during his continuing travels to Cuba.Our tropical ambiance, vintage dA$ (C) cor, upbeat Latin music and menu of "today's Cuban cuisine"A' , make all of our restaurants a must-see, must-experience dining destination.For more information please visit: .Overview:Looking to join a stellar team, have a passion for food and dining and appreciate quality? Yes! Consider applying to Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar.Our Sous Chefs are integral in continuing to build a better brand with the best management and staff by constantly improving our food and service with a focus on our team and guests while providing unparalleled hospitality. Effectively and efficiently manage the restaurant's diverse back of house kitchen staff and operations to ensure positive guest experience. This position requires nights and weekends; as well as flexibility in a wide range of culinary, management and business acumen. Comply with restaurant and Home Office goals and objectives, standard policies, procedures and health and safety regulations.Qualifications:3-5 years previous experience in a fast-paced restaurant with high culinary standardsThe advantage goes to candidates with a diploma from a culinary school or a food handler certificate such as ServSafe Manager, or the local equivalent.Ability to multitask and work quickly.Adhere to food safety standards.Display culinary and knife skills.Be at least 18 years of age.Must be eligible to work in the United States.Ability to speak, read and write English. Spanish is preferred.About the Company:Our Mission: To provide an "escape"A' to Havana through exciting food, beverage and entertainment experiences that celebrate the Cuban people and culture.Our Core Values:We are "People"A' PeopleWe are "Honestly"A' HonestWe Take OwnershipWe are Distinctive and UniqueA' !We Sizzle!We are an equal opportunity employer. We foster an inclusive work environment characterized by respect, learning, growth, and accountability.Responsibilities of All Employees:Exemplifying the culture and values of Cuba Libre.Being a hospitality role model with guests and employees.Interacting with guests and employees in a warm, polite, and welcoming manner."Reading"A' guests - greeting and engaging with guests in their preferred manner.Displaying excellent teamwork.Maintaining a clean and safe environment.