Sage Hospitality Group Sous Chef AM in Portland, Oregon
Urban Farmer is seeking an AM Sous Chef to join our culinary team. Portland's most sophisticated Farmer-to-Table steakhouse, located on the 8 th floor of the Nines Hotel. We take advantage of Oregon’s bounty and use locally sourced ingredients and meats to distinguish our food as the best in the city.
As part of the 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. Surrounded by farms, forests and the ocean, Portland is one of America’s booming food cities with year-round Farmers’ Markets and artisans creating and making some of the most delicious goods in America. It’s a chefs’ playground.
The AM Sous Chef manages 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.
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.
Urban Farmer is certified Gold for Sustainability at Work. As one of Oregon’s Healthiest Employers, Urban Farmer offers perks that are comparable to progressive employers.
Medical, Dental, Vision and more to all full-time associates.
All associates can enjoy ourcomplimentary cafeteria.
401k matching for all our associates.
Hotel discounts atmarriott.com.
Many other perks, benefits & discounts for all our associates!
Save on your parking and public transportation costs by using our pre-tax savings account.
Our location is right next to the center of all for MAX lines and close to the Portland Streetcar, a prime location for driving, taking public transportation, biking, or even walking to work.
$50 TriMet monthly subsidy!
Bold. Bright. Caring. Energetic. Driven. Strategic. Daring. To deliver the type of outstanding experience we aim to provide our guests, we need remarkable individuals who are passionate and committed to making a difference.If this sounds like you, then explore the career positions at Sage Restaurant Group that await you.
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Property : The Nines
Outlet: Urban Farmer Portland
Address : 525 SW Morrison St
City : Portland
State : Oregon
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability