Sous Chef - Ampersand 27 & Varscona Hotel on Whyte



Sous Chef - Ampersand 27 & Varscona Hotel on Whyte



Employment Type:



per year

Job Description:

At Ampersand27 our menu reflects our personality - we offer an eclectic blend of familiar and exotic flavours made with traditional and trendsetting ingredients. You might say we're a bit of a paradox. We say we're Crafted to be Different. When you walk through our doors, you can expect familiar fare, reimagined and served in a completely different way.

The Sous Chef is responsible for all aspects of managing the kitchen and kitchen personnel, ensuring the quality preparation of all menu items and proper handling/storage of all food items in accordance with standards; coordinate the purchase of all food and maintain menus, maintaining approved food costs and labor costs.


    -Maintain complete knowledge of and ensure associate compliance with all departmental/hotel policies and procedures.
    -Train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline and/or termination when appropriate.
    -Establish the day's priorities and assign production and preparation tasks for staff to execute.
    -create daily menu specials and receive feedback from Executive Chef.
    -Review banquet event orders and make note of any changes.
    -Take physical inventory of specified food items for daily inventory.
    -Requisition the day's supplies and ensure that they are received and stored correctly. Communicate needs with Purchasing and Storeroom personnel. Ensure quality of products received.
    -Ensure that staff report to work as scheduled; document any late or absent employees.
    -Ensure that each kitchen work area is stocked with specified tools, supplies and equipment to meet the business demand.
    -Ensure that recipe cards, production schedules, plating guides, photographs are current and posted.
    -Ensure that all staff prepares menu items following recipes and yield guides, according to department standards.
    -Monitor performance of staff and ensure all procedures are completed to the department standards; rectify deficiencies with respective personnel.
    -Conduct frequent walk throughs of each kitchen area and direct respective personnel to correct any deficiencies. Ensure that quality and details are being maintained.
    -Assist the Executive Chef in menu development and execution.
    -Work with catering department to ensure guest satisfaction and exceeding/meeting guest expectations.
    -Maintain hotel policies and standards.
    -Perform any other job-related duties as assigned.

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Varscona Hotel on Whyte

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