Seasons Rotisserie and Grill in Old Town, a renowned restaurant located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is currently seeking a talented and experienced Sous Chef to join our culinary team. As the Sous Chef, you will play a crucial role in supporting the Executive Chef in overseeing the kitchen operations, ensuring the highest standards of food quality, and leading the culinary team.Job Description
- Assist the Executive Chef in developing and executing culinary concepts, menus, and recipes that align with the Seasons Rotisserie and Grill brand.
- Collaborate with the Executive Chef in training, supervising, and inspiring the kitchen staff, fostering a culture of excellence and teamwork.
- Oversee food preparation, cooking, and plating to ensure consistency, taste, and presentation meet the restaurant's high standards.
- Assist in inventory management, including ordering, receiving, and proper storage of ingredients to maintain freshness and minimize waste.
- Support the Executive Chef in menu development, recipe standardization, and cost control measures.
- Ensure compliance with health, safety, and sanitation standards, maintaining a clean and organized kitchen environment.
- Demonstrate strong culinary skills and stay updated on industry trends, techniques, and new ingredients.
- Assist in scheduling, training, and mentoring kitchen staff, providing guidance and feedback to enhance their skills and knowledge.
- Step in to lead kitchen operations in the absence of the Executive Chef.
- Previous experience as a Sous Chef or in a similar leadership role within a high-end restaurant or culinary establishment.
- Strong culinary knowledge and expertise, with a passion for creating exceptional dishes.
- Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse culinary team.
- Attention to detail and commitment to maintaining high standards of food quality, taste, and presentation.
- Knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations and the ability to ensure compliance in the kitchen.
- Strong organizational and time management skills to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
- Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.
- Culinary degree or equivalent certification is preferred.
Join the distinguished culinary team at Seasons Rotisserie and Grill as the Sous Chef and contribute to the creation of exceptional culinary experiences. To apply, please submit your resume, a portfolio showcasing your culinary expertise, and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and culinary philosophy.