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Property Name
Berkshire Place
Job Title
Sous Chef
Location
New York-New York City
Company Name
City
New York
Management Position
Yes
Bonus Pay
No
Accommodation
No
Industry
Hotel/Resort
Position Categories
Chef - Sous Chef

Job Description

Overview:

Berkshire Place

Berkshire

This luxury New York City Hotel allows you to experience the sophistication of an Upper East Side residence with an enviable location in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. The Omni Berkshire Place is steps away from Fortune 500 companies and some of the city’s most illustrious sites like Fifth Avenue Shopping, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Center, Central Park, and Broadway Theatres. Combining modern technology and fresh contemporary décor, the reinvented New York City accommodations have a residential feel that will appeal to both business and leisure travelers.

The Omni Berkshire Place’s associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Omni Berkshire Place may be your perfect match.

Job Description:

The Sous Chef will be responsible for all areas of the kitchens operations in the absence of the Executive Chef .This leader will ensure a high standard of cleanliness and hygienic practice throughout the kitchen. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in upscale/luxury hotels.

Responsibilities:

* Manage the daily production, preparation and presentation of all food for the hotel's restaurant(s) and room service to ensure a quality, consistent product is produced which conforms to all Omni Standards.
* Manage associates in scheduling, training, developing, coaching and counseling, conducting reviews. Also focus on attracting, interviewing, retaining and motivating the associates while providing a safe work environment.
* Monitor, analyze and control all labor and food costs; prepare the appropriate reports, charts and schedules to ensure budgets are met or exceeded while quality is maintained or improved.
* Assist the Executive Chef in the creation, costing and implementation of outlets, banquets, seasonal and special menus.
* Should assume the responsibilities of the Executive Chef in his or her absence.
* Scheduling of staff according to budget and business forecast.
* Provide kitchen support for banquet functions.
* Oversee proper handling and tracing of banquet food returns at end of functions.
* Directs proper sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment.
* Comply with EcoSure & health code standards for sanitation.
* Ensures that all kitchen equipment is in good working order.
* Directs proper maintenance of all walk-in coolers (rotation of food products and cleanliness).
* Knows expectations and ensures that staff understands them and that they execute said expectations within the proper guidelines.
* Provide support and leadership to accomplish our Medallia food quality score
* Checks and controls sign-in and sign-out procedures for kitchen staff.
* Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

* Candidate is required to have at least 2 years previous culinary management experience in a high volume, full service Four Diamond Kitchen.
* Candidate must have proven culinary skills and must be able to lead, develop, and motivate staff.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as organizational skills, Bilingual (Spanish) preferred but not required.
* Candidate must be creative and up to speed on new concepts and food trends.
* Banquets experienced required.
* Computer literate and detail orientated is a must.
* Must have basic mathematical skills and be able to create and understand financial reports.
* Able to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays.
* College education and/or culinary degree preferred. 

Job Requirements

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. The following link provides more information regarding the Federal laws prohibiting discrimination in employment: EEO is the Law - Notice of Applicant Rights Under the Law

If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to applicationassistance@omnihotels.com.

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