Compass Group, North America SOUS CHEF - NAT'S PARK in Washington, District Of Columbia
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The disruptor in defining the sports and entertainment hospitality experience, Levy is recognized as the market leader and most critically acclaimed hospitality company in its industry. Twice named one of the 10 most innovative companies in sports by Fast Company magazine and one of the top three Best Employers for Diversity in America by Forbes, Levy’s diverse portfolio includes award-winning restaurants; iconic sports and entertainment venues, zoos and cultural institutions, theaters, and convention centers; as well as the Super Bowl, Grammy Awards, US Open Tennis Tournament, Kentucky Derby, and NHL, MLB, NBA, NFL, and MLS All-Star Games.
Sous Chef position is a central leadership role within the culinary team - providing direction and coaching to team members to drive the very best food and guest experience at the location. The ideal candidate will be an experienced culinarian with a passion for great food and guest experience.
Proactively coaching and motivating team members to deliver their best
Identifying opportunities and driving improvement in our location operations
Monitoring quality and sanitation standards
Delivering against our financial goals and budgets
Setting the standard for culinary excellence
Overseeing equipment maintenance routines
Communicating and monitoring par levels
Supporting the creation of menu build diagrams and monitoring output to ensure standards are adhered to
Ensuring all routine kitchen management procedures are adhered to including (but not limited to) opening and closing checklists, cleaning schedules, temperature checks, waste sheets and pest control
Creation of menu specifications, as needed
Setting standards for chef table setups
Creation of prep sheets and line layout diagrams to ensure consistent and efficient food production
Performing daily line checks to verify quality and flavor standards
Leading game day culinary operations
Managing end-of-month inventory, in partnership with the purchasing team, to ensure the accurate recording of stock
Proactively monitoring and managing food waste to help drive the cost of food
Delivering training and coaching to team members on both the menu and general culinary skills
Management of employee breaks to ensure the well-being of all team members
Delivery of pre-shift meetings to set the tone for events
Conducting corrective action with team members to address any issues in relation to performance
Completing onboarding and orientation for new members of the Culinary team
Ensuring all elements of food ordering, delivery, prep, transportation, and service are conducted to a high standard in line with Levy’s sanitation and safety Core Signatures
Supporting other Levy locations, as needed
Supporting the maintenance and update of recipes
Management of culinary department budget
Other duties, as assigned
Skills and Experience
2+ years of experience in a culinary leadership position
A culinary degree is preferred
High level of computer literacy
Understanding of financial concepts
Passion for hospitality, food, and retail
Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
Curious about Life at Levy? Check it out: Levy Culture (http://www.levyrestaurants.com/our-culture/)
Positions at this location may require a COVID-19 vaccination. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this account may be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.
Levy is a member of Compass Group USA. Compass Group/Levy is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass/Levy, 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)
At Levy, team = family. And we’ll always take care of family, learn more about Levy benefits offered.
Life Insurance/ AD
Flexible Time Off Plan
Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
Associate Shopping Program
Health and Wellness Programs
Identity Theft Protection
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
Levy maintains a drug-free workplace.
Req ID: 1169714