Sage Hospitality Resources Sous Chef in Denver, Colorado
Kachina is a free-spirited, modern cantina providing an escape in the LODO district of Denver. Kachina’s inspiration is found in the Four Corners region of Southwest America and Baja Mexico.
The career opportunities that come with joining our team are endless. As part of Sage Restaurant Group, we focus on building independent restaurants and lounges bordering our hotels in prime locations. We connect with the people that live and work in the communities we serve by providing highly designed, innovative, locally-focused food and beverage experiences. We are a growing company with concepts nationwide.
Come be a part of our fantastic team at KACHINA CANTINA!
Manage the kitchen staff in the daily production, preparation and presentation of all food for the hotel's restaurant(s) and room service in a safe, sanitary work environment which conforms to all standards and regulations and achieves profitable, competitive, quality products. Position is responsible for managing the daily operations of the kitchen. Monitors food and labor costs. Assists Executive Chef in creating and implementing menu and production changes. Background in Mexican cuisine is preferred.
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 franchise standards.
Manage human resources in the production and preparation areas of the kitchen in order to attract, retain and motivate the employees while providing a safe work environment; interview, hire, schedule, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, recommend and conduct performance and salary reviews, provide open communication, recommend discipline and termination, as appropriate.
Schedule and manage the maintenance/sanitation of the kitchen, equipment and related areas to ensure a healthy, safe work environment which meets/exceeds federal, state, corporate and franchise standards and regulations.
Monitor, analyze and control all labor and food costs; prepare the appropriate reports, charts and schedules to ensure budgets are met/exceeded while quality is maintained/improved.
Promote the Accident Prevention Program to minimize liabilities and related expenses.
High school education or equivalent.
Experience required by position is from one to two full years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).
- Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession. This includes experiential knowledge required for management of people and/or complex problems and food and beverage management.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying: All of these functions are essential primarily because of the heavy production associated with Banquets. Items include food, small equipment -75% of the time.
Bending of the knees does become necessary when using the lower oven for cooking, 5-10 times a day.
Mobility -full range of mobility and the ability to travel 30-50 feet on a regular basis throughout the day.
Continuous standing -during preparation, during service hours or during expediting, usually all day.
Must be able to hear equipment timers and communicate with other staff.
Must be able to see that product is prepared appropriately.
Must have moderate comprehension and literacy to read use records and all special requests.
Requires excellent comprehension and literacy to be able to read and write as well as analyze to fulfill budget.
Inside 100% of 8-hour shift. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees. On the front line, temperatures can be over 100 degrees.
Benefits for Salaried Roles Include:
▪ Medical, dental, & vision insurance
▪ Health savings and flexible spending accounts
▪ Basic Life and AD&D insurance
▪ Company-paid short-term disability
▪ Paid time off for vacation, sick time, and holidays
▪ Employee assistance program
▪ Tuition Reimbursement
▪ Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.
▪ Eligible to participate in the Employee Referral Bonus Program. Up to $1,000 per referral.
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Property : The Maven Hotel
Max: USD $55,000.00/Yr.
Tipped Position: No
Address : 1850 Wazee St
City : Denver
State : Colorado
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability