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Sous Chef

Larkspur, CA 94939

Posted: 02/04/2019 Job Category: Food & Beverage Job Number: 25507 Pay Rate: DOE 50K+
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HSS Hospitality Staffing Solutions is recognized as the largest national hospitality staffing company today serving over 900 hotels nationwide. Our commitment to quality in servicing hospitality clients has earned HSS the trust and respect of the best hotel brands in the business. We are committed to finding and placing the best hospitality talent in the industry! 
HSS is currently recruiting for a Sous Chef for a direct position in the Larkspur, CA area.
PAY DOE | Competitive
JOB Description:
Under minimal supervision, the Sous Chef bears secondary—and, in the absence of the Head Chef, primary—responsibility for the quality of all fresh prepared foods. The Sous Chef is responsible for planning and directing food preparation in the kitchen, which involves a large degree of supervising other kitchen staff, as well as keeping an eye out for problems that arise in the kitchen. The Sous Chef at times, will be expected to discipline and coach underperforming staff members, as well as provide encouragement and for staff members that go above and beyond their duties.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Maintain and assure highest level of quality for all fresh prepared food products
Oversee and accurately execute all menu items during all services
Train and coach kitchen staff and take appropriate action to ensure that all staff are performing their duties to expectations.
Manage purchasing and inventory in absence of Head Chef
Maintain clean, organized and properly functioning kitchen, including equipment upkeep
Work with Head Chef to propose new dishes and specials when necessary
Coordinate with Head Butcher to ensure maximum product usage and profitability
Ensure compliance with local health department and other regulations
Assist in general tasks as specified by Head Chef & General Manager
Job Competencies, Qualifications, and Requirements
    • Comprehensive culinary knowledge, especially meat and understanding food and labor cost
    • Supervisor Experience
    • Knife skills
    • Expediting
    • Cooking meat to temperature
    • Teamwork
    • Leadership
    • Attention to detail
    • Organized
    • Cleanliness
    • Manage employees
    • Work under pressure
    • Work in a fast paced environment
    • Collaborator, especially with the Butcher and General Manager
Technology related KSAs:
    • Computer proficiency, especially with Excel and Word
Minimum Qualifications
    • 3+ years of culinary experience
    • High school degree/GED equivalent is preferred
    • Manager Food Safety Certification is preferred however servesafe is required
    • Spanish proficiency preferred
Physical Requirements
    • This positions requires the ability to work standing for about 8+ hours a day, 5 – 6 days a week and lift approximately 50 pounds.
    • Schedule and hours vary from Monday – Sunday
Apply here with your resume and references and let us connect you to your next career opportunity!
Interested candidates please apply directly and/or email search@hssstaffing.com.
HSS is the largest staffing agency focused on hospitality staffing.  We work every day to match people looking for work with: Hotels, Resorts, Banquet Halls, Colleges & Universities, Event Spaces, Medical Facilities, and more. If you’re looking for work in the hospitality industry apply/search for our openings at: https://jobs2.smartsearchonline.com/hssstaffing/jobs/ 
HSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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