Your future, so sodexo
Job category: Culinary
Job ID: 77614
Sodexo is operating multiple local farm to table corporate restaurants in the Philadelphia, Collegeville,and King of Prussia areas seeking a Sous Chef to join our team. Our restaurants change their menus 3 times a year to reflect the seasonal and local products available and our chefs drive innovation in all facets of the kitchen.
There are exciting opportunities that will allow you to work with local farms, experiment with the newest food trends, cook dishes from scratch, help create seasonally changing menus, as well as, be part of a team grounded by positivity, innovation and creativity! If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of a food forward program and have a passion for your craft, this may be the fit for you. Our team is seeking the "best of the best" in the industry as we continue to grow rapidly, with advancement opportunities available. This is a great chance to be part of an awesome team that you can be proud of and truly enjoy, day in and day out!
This position supports the Executive Chef in all aspects of the culinary operation. The Sous Chef will assume responsibility for the restaurant's food quality, presentation, adherence to standard operating procedures, staff supervision, staff development, creativity of daily features and cost management within our corporate restaurants.
Basic Job Duties:
- Menu creation with standardized recipes
- Scheduling and monitoring of kitchen staff
- Hiring, training and development of culinary and general kitchen staff
- Maintaining kitchen safety and sanitation standards
- Ordering, requisitioning, and inventory control of food products
- Actively manage variable cost centers to ensure profitability with food product and labor costs.
- Maintain updated costing
- Maintain equipment in good working order by submitting regular service and repair requests
- Partner with front of house to achieve department goals
- Attend designated department meetings
- Complete other duties as assigned
What this Job can offer you:
Monday through Friday work schedule (hours 6am-3pm)
Opportunity for some evening hours depending on business (not required)
All major holidays and weekends off
Full benefit package to include medical, dental and vision
401 K and flexible spending account
Must be at least 18 years of age or older
Completion of High School Diploma or Equivalent work experience
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in kitchen management
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in food preparation
Strong knowledge and experience in upscale casual or club dining restaurants
Ability to convey information, work within strict deadlines, multi-task, and react quickly and effectively to challenges
Ability to lead a team of employees utilizing proven organizational and communication skills
Possess a valid or be willing to obtain a ServSafe certification
Knowledge and ability to work with technology
Degree in culinary arts preferred
Physical requirements include the ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., walking, bending, standing 85% of the shift, and working in extreme temperatures.
Good personal hygiene is a must.
Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.