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Sous Chef - Branson Convention Center

at SMG in Branson, Missouri, United States

Job Description

SAVOR… a leading provider of food and beverage services at sports, entertainment and convention facilities has an excellent and immediate opening for a Sous Chef at the Branson Convention Center, Branson, Missouri. This position incumbent is responsible for the preparation of high-quality meals in accordance with company standards, menu specifications and production schedules. He/she is also responsible for overseeing kitchen helpers in the preparation of meals, while meeting required safety, hygiene and quality standards. Will be working closely with the Executive Chef. Job Purpose/Objective This position incumbent is responsible for the preparation of high-quality meals in accordance with company standards, menu specifications and production schedules. He/she is also responsible for overseeing kitchen helpers in the preparation of meals, while meeting required safety, hygiene and quality standards. Will be working closely with the Executive Chef and will provide support at the kitchen when the Executive Chef is away. Experienced kitchen leader with proven ability to supervise the production of upscale food at high volume levels. Food Production * Executes and supervises food production activities, e.g., proper cleaning, cutting, marinating, seasoning, cooking of food items etc. * Coordinates and controls kitchen helpers in food storage (e.g., maintaining tidiness, following the first in — first out principle) * Oversee day-to-day production and operations in the kitchen which includes the planning and directing of all food preparation. * Conducts, coordinates and supervises inventories * Monitor’s material consumption and orders required food and equipment on a daily basis to satisfy the daily production plan * Participates in the development of food products and menus as needed for menu presentations * Must be aware of content in catering manuals; conducts updates when necessary * Executes counter measures in the production in case of customer complaints * Supports training of kitchen helpers Quality * Maintains and monitors hygiene, health and safety standards and monitors that * Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulations are adhered to * Maintains and monitors quality, conducts quality control checks according to HACCP * regulations * Conducts quality checks of goods received * Monitors and ensures compliance with recipe specifications Leadership * Create daily schedule to ensure proper staffing requirements are met * Guide, motivate and develop the subordinate employees within the Human Resources Policy * Teach and train staff of production and presentation changes to menu items * Make the company’s values and management principles live in the department(s) * Implement and control the cost budget in the area of responsibility; initiate and steer corrective actions in case of deviations * Performs other related duties as assigned or requested Working Conditions/Job Environment * General high volume kitchen equipment * General office equipment and supplies * Exposure to potential eye strain and muscle strain due to constant use of computer * and continuous repetitive motion * Must be able to stand for extended periods of time. * Ability to maintain high levels of food cost and hygiene * Knowledge of food and hygiene regulations (HACCP) is required * Ability to lead and mentor a team * Must be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills * Professional appearance demeanor and conduct * Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows-based computer applications. * Able to work varied shifts including holidays and weekends * Able to work in a high pressure, fast paced environment * Skilled in writing production lists, F&B proposals and requisitions * Experience with purchasing, receiving and inventory control * Experience with document and enforcing food safety procedures and workplace safety procedures * Skilled in all styles of cooking, including Italian, French, and fusion * Apprenticeship of Certification course from culinary school preferred * Financial understanding in food costs and minimizing wastage in the kitchen is required Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must have extensive knowledge of general and cost accounting. Must have excellent math skills; high aptitude for figures, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and organizational ability. Ability to work with and maintain highly confidential information required. Requires ability to work flexible and extended hours, including nights, weekends and holidays, in addition to normal business hours. Ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet strict deadlines, work under minimal supervision and must have professional attitude and appearance. Some travel is required. Education and/or Experience * At least (4) years of culinary experience in a banquet and retail food & beverage facility producing meals for large events Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Serve-safe certified Skills and Abilities * Advanced oral and written communication skills * Strong orientation to customer service and ability to work with other staff members in the facility * Results oriented individual with the ability to meet required budgetary goals * Excellent organizational, planning, communication, and inter-personal skills * Ability to undertake and complete multiple tasks * Ability to be creative with food presentations and maintain a quality product * Must maintain local Health Codes and sanitation HACCP Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision for review of statistical and other financial records and information. Note The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. ASM Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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Job Posting: JC187958987

Posted On: Jul 17, 2021

Updated On: Aug 16, 2021