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Job Types
Graduate Jobs
Job No.
Trades #186
Date Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Application Deadline
Jun 25, 2021
Employer
Eldorado Resort
Job Title
Sous Chef - Eldorado Resort
No. Jobs
1
Wage
tbd
Location
Kelowna
Employment Type
Summer
How To Apply
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Job Description
Sous Chef - Eldorado Resort Seasonal Sous Chef at Eldorado Resort (Season: June - September/October with potential for extension) POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Executive Chef the Sous Chef is devoted to all aspects of food preparation in order to facilitate the creation of truly spectacular cuisine. The role of the Sous Chef is to assist the kitchen management team with implementing and maintaining quality standards, while ensuring all kitchen policies, procedures, service and safety standards are adhered to. The Sous Chef will assist with monitoring the daily functions of the culinary department, including providing support, guidance, and training to the culinary team, ending in a positive guest experience. GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Support Executive Chef by assuming basic management responsibilities, supervise the day to day functions of kitchen employees, and contribute to maximizing the overall profit and performance of the Food and Beverage department Assume the role of liaison between all departments within the culinary division and all other hotel departments Ensure the consistency and quality of all meals created (seasoning, portion size, appearance) Supervise the preparation and cooking of various food items Assist Executive Chef with developing and implementing creative menu items that adhere to company standards Manage hourly kitchen employees through recording hours for payroll, scheduling, training, coaching, and evaluating Prepare and train culinary staff on the preparation, presentation of foods such as salads, sauces, soups, butchering, etc.. Lead and coach the team towards achieving exceptional guest service and employee satisfaction results Monitor food production, ordering, cost, quality and consistency on a daily basis Ensure proper safety and sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment Minimize waste and maintain controls to attain forecasted food cost Contribute to the morale and well-being of the kitchen team by exemplifying Eldorado Resort values Create a friendly, professional environment that inspires teamwork SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: In-depth skills and knowledge of all kitchen operations High school degree or its equivalent Certification of Culinary Training Minimum 3 years’ experience in a first-class culinary environment Minimum 2 years’ experience in a supervisory role in a fast paced, fine dining environment Possess strong leadership, organization and relationship skills Experience with training, basic financial management and customer service Excellent technical knowledge of contemporary cooking styles and ingredients Proficient in general computer knowledge A true desire to exceed guest expectations in a fast-paced customer service environment Capable of producing a consistent product in a timely manner and in a high-pressure environment Strong verbal and written communication skills Ability to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays WORK CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES: Fast paced environment Repetitive tasks Lifting heavy loads Standing for extended periods Attention to detail