SOUS CHEF I

 

Position Title: CHEF, SOUS I 

 

As the leader in business and industry dining, Eurest is the company to join if you want a rewarding career packed with limitless opportunities. We feed the employees of the nation's largest and most-prestigious companies -- in every state and across all industries. As a member of Eurest's leadership and professional support team, you will help our 16,000 chefs, and in-unit associates excel as they deliver world-class meals in corporate cafes and executive dining rooms with on-site catering through vending innovations and more.

 

Our company is innovative, high performing and fast growing. Our teammates are enthusiastic, committed to quality and thrive on consistently delivering unparalleled results. And did we mention we work with exciting companies and at interesting locations? Come grow your career with Eurest.

 

Job Summary


As a Sous Chef I, you are responsible for assisting with the overall success of the food program and overseeing culinary functions for an account up to $3 million in size. The position entails assisting the Executive Chef / Chef in all phases of planning, ordering, inventory, and food preparation. This includes adhering to the client's culture and guidelines, the Health Department's regulations, and the company's standards and expectations of food quality, freshness and presentation. The Sous Chef I also motivates, trains, develops, and directs the back of house employees preparing and cooking foods to accomplish the objectives of the operation to the satisfaction of the customers, clients, and management. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in coordinating and participating in the preparation and cooking of various food items.
  • Assists the Executive Chef / Chef with planning and creating menus.
  • Rolls out new culinary programs in conjunction with the marketing and culinary team.
  • Assists the Executive Chef / Chef with managing cost controls and controlling expenditure.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of three years related experience in food service operations is required.
  • Knowledge of food and industry trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, safety, food cost controls, and presentation.
  • Ability to set up and distribute production sheets.
  • Supervisory, leadership, training, management, and coaching skills.
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office products, e-mail, and web-based applications.
  • Bachelor's degree in Culinary Arts is preferred and/or equivalent professional experience.
  • ServSafe or Department of Health certification is preferred.
  • Must possess a Positive Can-Do-Attitude

 

 

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