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Sage Hospitality Resources Sous Chef in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Why us?

Every aspect of Urban Farmer Philadelphia is thoughtfully tailored to the people who live, work and visitthis Northeast city—from the look and feel of the restaurant to the locally-sourced offerings served.Thespecific local personality is the drivingforce behind all creative and culinary details, giving it a styleunique to Philadelphia. Urban Farmer’s menu emphasizes sustainable local ingredients, and authentic,straightforward preparations. Our rustic pantry is stocked with house-made, preserved and pickled localproduce which offers a homespun counterpoint to the refined ambiance. Our chefs build personalrelationships with local farms, ranches and fisheries, bringing a taste of their dedication to the table andreaffirming the direct connection between land and plate. Beverage offerings reflect the variety ofPennsylvania beer selections, cocktails made with local craft spirits and an extensive wine programhighlighting regional vineyards. Situated in the heart of Philadelphia, Urban Farmer Philadelphia isthemodern farm-to-table concept introduced by Sage RestaurantConcept,Urban Farmer is committed tosustaining the region we live and eat in. Come taste Philadelphia’s Modern steakhouse.

Our associates understand the needs and wants of our guests and can address them without hesitation.They create a personalized experience for each person who visits Urban Farmer Restaurantand support one another in doing so.If you have a passion for pleasing others, a get it done mentality, and are lookingfor an opportunity to make a difference every day by enriching the lives of others, Urban Farmer Restaurantmay be for you.

We are currently seeking a Sous Chef to join our amazing team!

Job Overview

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.

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 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.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

High school education or equivalent.

Experience

Experience required by position is from one to two full years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Knowledge/Skills

  • 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.

Physical Demands

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.

Environment

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.

ID: 2021-6254

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : The Logan Philadelphia

Outlet: Urban Farmer Philadelphia

Category: Culinary

Address : 1 Logan Square

City : Philadelphia

State : Pennsylvania

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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