Job Description

Bon Appetit

Salary: $47500-72000

Our Passion is Food!

Chase Center / Bon Appetit Food Management

Bon Appetit Food Management is searching for a Sous Chef to join our team at the Chase Center, Home of the World Champion Golden State Warriors in San Francisco, CA. Our ideal Sous Chef candidate shares our passion for delivering the highest quality of food, beverage, and service - taking great pride in your work and your ability to impact both guest and team member. Our team stresses genuine hospitality, efficiency, safety, cleanliness and creativity along with the desire to learn. This best-in-class opportunity requires a hands on, highly organized, chef who can work under pressure and who is an inspiring leader who invests time in continuous learning and improvement; staying current in culinary trends and is always striving to exceed our guests’ expectations.

The sous chef directly supervises kitchen staff with responsibility for inspiring, coaching, and performance management. They are responsible for maintaining food safety, sanitary and safety standards in the workplace. They will work hand-in-hand with the Executive Chef and Department leadership to maintain cuisine standards. In this leadership role, the sous chef serves as a role model and mentor to the kitchen staff and must maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.

Multi-unit restaurant, hotel/resort, banquet and catering operations experience and a deep multi-cultural knowledge of food preparation highly preferred. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a proven track record of purchasing & inventory control while maintaining cost of goods and staying within labor budgets. Computer literacy is necessary. Highly motivated professionals who are detail focused, committed to locally sourced and artisanal quality products are encouraged to apply.

There are opportunities for growth within Bon Appetit, and we pride ourselves on training the next generation of great Chefs.

Job Summary

Working as the Sous Chef, you will be responsible for the successful operation of the Culinary Department for a facility. You will assist in the supervision, preparation, and cooking of various food items, developing daily menu items and their preparation and garnishment. You may supervise hourly associates and you work with Executive Chef/Chef to develop new menus and assist with ordering. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial Culinary professional.

Qualifications and Responsibilities
Minimum 3 years' experience as a Sous Chef in high-volume industry-leading complex food service operations such as catering companies, hotels, resorts and convention centers.

  • Certificate or degree in Culinary Arts preferred.
  • ServSafe and Food Safety Handler certifications required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays in addition to normal business hours, as needed.
  • Exceedingly organized. Strong planning and forecasting skills to lead production schedules and par amounts.
  • Maintains and monitors sanitation, safe food handling practices, and workplace safety in food service operations as required by company policy OSHA, State, and Federal guidelines.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in specialized diet/allergen aware food production
  • Make periodic and regular inspection at events to observe quality of food preparation and service, food appearance, cleanliness and sanitation of production and service areas, equipment, and employee appearance.
  • Proven ability to direct staff clearly and concisely while positively influencing employee behavior and performance. Thorough knowledge and application of California labor laws within union framework.
  • Ensures great guest service through consistent execution of all menus and recipes, training, monitoring and accountability of the culinary team in execution.
  • Lead and cook by example and provide guidance to all team members. Ensure kitchen operations are established and can run smoothly, safely and efficiently in your absence.
  • Maintain recipes, portion specifications, and standard preparation procedures for all dishes and ensure that all cooks are following these standards.
  • Maintains openness and willingness to learn new techniques and improve abilities.
  • Think quickly, multitask, and adapt to changing situations while maintaining the highest quality of product and other established standards.
  • Ability to navigate and utilize Microsoft Office Suite programs (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), appropriate project management software and any other required operating machines (i.e. cooking machinery).
  • Skilled in direct interaction with guests.

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Associates at Bon Appetit are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

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:  1113968

Bon Appetit 

BRYAN GONI 

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