Sous Chef

Full Time
Bear Mountain, NY
Posted 6 days ago

The Bear Mountain Inn, an iconic landmark nestled in the beautiful Bear Mountain State Park for over 100 years is seeking a dynamic, creative and quality driven Sous Chef.  This is an exciting position for someone that is interested in bringing the best of the Hudson Valley to this great establishment.

Guest Services, Inc. offers competitive pay and amazing benefits such as medical, dental, vision, a 401K savings plan, paid time off, employee discounts at recreational and lodging facilities nationwide, and more! Benefits may vary based on employment type. Apply today to join our All Star Team! 

Job Features

Job CategoryGuest Services, Virtual Winter Festival
Salary:$60,000+/year plus bonus
About Position:The Bear Mountain Inn, an iconic landmark nestled in the beautiful Bear Mountain State Park for over 100 years is seeking a dynamic, creative and quality driven Sous Chef. This is an exciting position for someone that is interested in bringing the best of the Hudson Valley to this great establishment. Work side by side with an accomplished Chef that is committed to sustainability, quality and working with local farms and vendors to bring this sleeping beauty back to life! If you are looking for an opportunity to showcase your culinary talents and bring leadership and guidance to an already established team, then this is the perfect fit!
Job Summary:The Sous Chef is the direct management assistant to the Chef and is second in command in the kitchen. The Sous Chef prepares foods for service according to assignment by the Chef and General Manager. The Sous Chef must also assist in planning; giving direction to all employees within the unit, achieve operating and financial goals, ensure food quality, and meet client objectives and customer needs.
Essential Functions:- Assist in planning and developing menus, and forecasting portion specifications to unit. Analyze and cost food items. Ensure compliance with established budget. - Assist in recruiting, supervising, training, scheduling, disciplining, and directing the culinary staff. - Control expenses. Determine food and supply needs for unit. - Maintain inventory control of food and supplies. - Maintain and ensure safe facility environment including standards for food production and handling, cooking, housekeeping, sanitation, dress, cash control, and employee hygiene. - Plan, schedule, supervise, and participate in the culinary work of the unit to ensure proper production, distribution of assignments, and prompt and efficient preparation of foods. Ensure food quality standards are met and amounts are sufficient to meet expected need. - Maintain awareness of safety issues, and report them immediately to your manager.
Skill and Knowledge Requirements Include:High School Diploma/G.E.D. equivalent required; Culinary or Associate’s degree in food service or related field preferred. Food Safety Certification. Strong sanitation habits. Strong customer service abilities; actively looks for ways to assist customers and coworkers. - Ability to interact and communicate well with the client. - Ability to problem solve.
Physical And Mental Requirements:- Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly frequent movements from place to place within the unit. Bend, lift, carry, reach/extend arms and hands above shoulder height frequently, or otherwise move in a constantly changing environment. - Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 25 lbs. regularly, 30-35 lbs. frequently, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally. - Ability to stand for the entire work day. - Climbing steps regularly. - Withstanding temperature extremes in freezer, refrigerator walk-in and grill areas. - Reading and writing work-related documents in English. - Speech recognition and clarity, including the ability to understand the speech of customers and co-workers and the ability to speak clearly so that you can be understood by customers and co-workers in English. - Constantly communicates and receives verbal communication with other employees in fast-paced kitchen. - Physical presence at the job site is essential to perform job duties.
Equipment Used:- Commercial Kitchen Machinery, Appliances, Tools, and Utensils.
*Guest Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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