Sage Hospitality Group Sous Chef in Portland, Oregon
The Bidwell Hotel and High Horse Restaurant + Bar is seeking a Sous Chef to join our team in serving guests with creativity and passion.
The Bidwell is a luxury hotel in downtown Portland offering guests easy access to the city’s shopping, dining, and top attractions. Those seeking a quintessentially Portland flavor enjoy our hip High Horse Restaurant and Bar featuring an elevated selection of regionally inspired food and drinks. When a relaxing oasis is the destination, our exclusive M Club Lounge is the perfect spacious yet cozy refuge. Groups are served with VIP status in our event space, and private dining room. Our staff is tuned in to discover how we can personalize the guest experience to put The Bidwell and High Horse Restaurant + Bar among great memories shared and repeated.
As part of Sage Hospitality Group, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We believe in enriching lives one experience at a time. More than a slogan, we empower our employees to make positive impacts on the communities in which we live and work. By providing genuine service we build relationships with our guests and value for our shareholders, and we create unforgettable experiences.
We are looking for independent thinkers. Those who harness their entrepreneurial spirit so that it breaks preconceived notions. We’re not afraid to forge our own path. After all, it’s what industry leaders do. That’s why we welcome risk takers and creative spirits alike. No matter your daily role, Sage recognizes that your success is about more than the work you do—it’s really about who you are, which is why we invest in your personal and professional growth. We hope you consider joining us!
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.
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.
Flexible paid time off via the Managers Independence Plan
Medical, dental, & vision insurance
Health savings and flexible spending accounts
Employer paid Basic Life and AD&D insurance
Company-paid short-term disability
Wellness benefits & programs
Vast library of online development courses
Employee Assistance Program
Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants with Marriott and Sage, and much more.
Employee Referral Bonus Program. Up to $1,000 per referral
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Property : Bidwell Hotel
Outlet: High Horse
Address : 520 SW Broadway
City : Portland
State : Oregon
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability