EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF, SANTA CLARA, CA

Compass Group - Santa Clara, CA3.4

Full-time
We have an opening for a EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF position.
Location: SANTA CLARA, CA, Note: online applications accepted only.
Schedule: M-F, 6am-6pm
Requirement: 4+ years of experience working as a culinary professional, along with Asian/Sushi cuisine knowledge.

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

Are you looking for a job with competitive wages and benefits, one in which you can learn and grow while making a difference in the world? We’re hiring! Bon Appétit Management Company operates more than 1,000 cafés around the country for corporations, universities, and museums, as well as a few dozen public restaurants. We’ve led the industry in socially and environmentally responsible sourcing, from sustainable seafood to cage-free eggs. We cook everything from scratch using fresh, local ingredients.

Full-time associates at Bon Appétit are eligible for many benefits, including:

Paid vacation and sick leave
Medical, Dental, and Vision
401(k) with matching by company
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
Commuter Benefits
Wellness Program
Employee Assistance Program
Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
On-the-job training

Learn more about careers with Bon Appétit: http://www.bamco.com/careers/

Job Summary

Job Summary:
Working as a Executive Sous Chef will allow you the opportunity to work with GREAT people like yourself! The purpose of this job is create a commissary grab and go station, oversee multiple cafes, and to lead culinary operations in all areas of the unit insuring on trend, efficient, safe and sanitary food production. You will be responsible for menu development, inventory, purchasing, food cost controls and staff management and development.

Key Responsibilities:
Works with Executive Chef in developing culinary standards for our client, including dining and catering operations
Trains, develops and provides inspirational leadership to local culinary team
Leads Corporate Social Responsibility, food seasonality, health/wellness and high-quality culinary arts on campus
Analyzes ongoing performance and trends in the local operation and devises and leads improvements
Demonstrates a complete understanding of daily menu items and is able to explain them to customers accurately

Preferred Qualifications:
Culinary degree preferred
4+ years of progressive culinary or kitchen management experience
High volume hotel and/or convention center background preferred
Must have strong background in Asian cuisine and be trained in the art of sushi
Experience with planning and managing catering events from a culinary perspective
Strong leadership skills and desire to work with an industry leader
Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office, Email and the Internet)
Ability to communicate on various levels including management, departmental, customer and associate
ServSafe® Certification

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

Req ID: 235536

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