Sous Chef

Clermont, KY 40110

Job Function: Food & Beverage & Lodging Job Number: JN -072022-87987 Salary: $50,000 - $60,000 Experience Level: Management / Assistant Managers

Job Description

If you are looking to join a team where you can learn and grow as a chef and manager this is the job for you! An amazing hospitality group is looking for a sous chef for their newest property in Clermont, KY. They have partnered with a legendary distillery and are looking for a sous chef to help support their vision of great food, great service and great atmosphere.

Restaurant Sous Chef Responsibilities:
  • Oversees all kitchen management, supports the Executive Chef and restaurant staff and ensures the standards are met.
  • Specific duties include overseeing the food budgeting and optimizing food costs, maintaining recipe standards, managing kitchen pantry and stock levels, developing relationships with purveyors, and ordering supplies as needed in the restaurant.
  • Prepares and produces menu items to recipe standards in a quick and efficient manner.
  • Mastery in garde manger, broiler, saucier and large quantity cooking according to recipe specifications. Controls food production in all work areas including proper cooking methods, proper cooking times and temperature. Familiar with all phases of food preparation techniques.
  • Responsible for all areas of the kitchen including creative menu development, successful shift management, hiring, training, developing, and retaining culinary talent, and maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment for all employees.
  • Adheres to kitchen maintenance and sanitation programs, and manages kitchen and staff education.

Restaurant Sous Chef Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • 2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Available to work required schedule which may include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.
  • Proven leadership skills to achieve goals while maintaining a high expectation of standards with regards to quality, presentation, and consistency required. Proven ability to recruit, train, develop, and lead a strong team.
  • Must have a passion for cooking and an active commitment to quality, safety, and sanitation practices. Must have extensive product knowledge and willingness to improve and develop your own skills.

Restaurant Sous Chef Benefits:
  • Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k
  • Dining Discounts

Additional Information

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person's age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

Recruiter Managing this Job

Allison Hess
Senior Recruiter

Allison Hess joined the Goodwin team in November 2020. She is a dedicated hospitality professional who has over 13 years of management experience. She started working in restaurants at the age of 18 and fell in love with the people, the culture, and the vibrancy the industry had to offer.

Allison has worked in all aspects, including operations management, sales, events, and human resources. She has her Bachelor's of Science in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management and her Master's of Business Administration, both from the University of New Orleans.

Building lasting relationships has been a strong suit throughout her career, and now Allison loves building relationships with her clients. She is personable, dedicated, and efficient in everything she does.

Allison has always been dedicated to assembling a strong team when working in operations, and now she loves to help her clients accomplish the same goal. She knows your team is the backbone of a good operation, and she stops at nothing to find the perfect match for her clients and candidates. Allison can't wait to get to know you and help you with your hiring needs!

When not working, she spends time with her husband, three children, and extended family. They love to dine out, travel, and cheer on the New Orleans Saints!

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