Chef de Cuisine / Executive Sous Chef

American Prime
Mclean, VA
Jan 22, 2022
Jan 28, 2022
Full Time
Chef de Cuisine / Executive Sous ChefWe are looking for a Professional Chef to be the second in command in our kitchen, following our Executive Chef's specifications and guidelines. The successful candidate will employ their culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our customers' satisfaction.ResponsibilitiesHelp in the preparation and design of all food and drinks menusProduce high quality plates both design and taste wiseEnsure that the kitchen operates in a timely way that meets our quality standardsFill in for the Executive Chef in planning and directing food preparation when necessaryResourcefully solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situationManage and train kitchen staff, establish working schedule and assess staff's performanceOrder supplies to stock inventory appropriatelyComply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standardsMaintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customersCreate seasonal dishes with the Executive ChefSkillsProven experience as a Sous ChefUnderstanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and proceduresExcellent record of kitchen and staff managementAccuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutionsFamiliar with industry's best practicesWorking knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)BS degree in Culinary science or related certificate would be a plusRelated keywords: chef, sous chef, cook, executive chef, chef de cuisineJob Types: Full-time, ContractPay: From $80,000.00 per yearBenefits:Dental insuranceEmployee discountFlexible scheduleFood providedHealth insurancePaid time offVision insurancePhysical Setting:Casual dining restaurantFine dining restaurantSchedule:10 hour shiftDay shiftHolidaysMonday to FridayNight shiftWeekend availabilitySupplemental Pay:Bonus payCOVID-19 considerations:All guests and employees are required to wear a mask at work unless you have been vaccinatedExperience:Culinary Experience: 2 years (Preferred)Cooking: 2 years (Preferred)Work Location: One location