13 October 2021
Sous Chef – Brookfield

Sous Chef for a large volume Restaurant and Bar (Scratch Kitchen)
Brookfields (Milwaukee), Wisconsin
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Our client is looking for a passionate, and flexible Assistant Kitchen Manager. This position will assist the Kitchen Manager in maintaining operations by leading as an example in quality standards, sanitation, cleanliness, and training of employees in methods of cooking, preparation, plate presentation, portion, and cost control. This position will report directly to the Kitchen Manager.
Our client is a customer-centric company specializing in sophisticated cinemas offering an enhanced, hassle-free entertainment experience in a boutique environment. In addition to traditional Hollywood fare, The Company offers independent films, award-winning foreign films and a cultural arts program featuring operas, ballets, live theatre, and concerts.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned)
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth familiarity with the kitchen's operations so that they may fill in for the Kitchen Manager when needed.
  • Assist the Kitchen Manager in resolving any problems that may arise in the kitchen with functionality and operations.
  • Ensuring all kitchen staff is following proper procedures and protocols.
  • Oversee the kitchen while also hands on working with staff.
  • Work with the Kitchen Manager to ensure the best working conditions and quality service possible.
  • Control purchases and inventory by doing weekly food orders. Meets with Kitchen Manager and General Manager to ensure proper inventory levels.
  • Reviews weekly reports with Kitchen Manager to analyze food cost and take corrective action.
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment by following and enforcing sanitation standards and procedures while upholding health code compliance.
  • Controls labor by scheduling according to a weekly budget and managing daily according to sales.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a positive and professional working culture.
  • Always complies with all sanitation and nutritional regulations and safety standards.
  • Stays up to date on current food and industry trends locally and nationally.
Required Qualifications/Skills:
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Sous Chef role or similar. Supervisory experience is a plus.
  • College degree is a plus and preferred.
  • ServSafe Manager Certification, or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment.
  • Proficient Leadership Skills: Assistant Kitchen Managers are in charge and often manage the entire kitchen, from the dishwashers to the cooks. Being a good leader, who can assign tasks, hire the right people, motivate workers in a high stress environment is essential to the incumbent and our company's success
  • Must be able to effectively supervise and motivate assigned direct reports in a kitchen setting; possess a positive attitude, work well with others, be trustworthy, especially in confidential matters and be well organized and efficient
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, the ability to work independently and/or in a team setting; must have exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills; must be able to function exceptionally well in a fast paced environment and especially during times of peek customer activity
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 10 hours).
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high stress environment, while still delivering on our promises to our guests, ensuring a team focused environment
  • Reliable, consistent work attendance is a requirement and essential function of this position
The company offers a competitive salary. Full-time management associates are eligible for company-sponsored benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance for employee only. Our associates also enjoy vacation and personal/sick time when meeting eligibility requirements. 
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