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Sous Chef

Company: P.F. Chang's
Location: West Nyack
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Hiring immediately for full-time hourly Sous Chefs or Kitchen Managers.Benefits We Offer:

  • Eligible for medical, dental, 401(K) retirement plan and paid time off
  • Competitive pay and bonus eligibility
  • Paid management training program
  • Opportunities for advancement we promote from within
  • Uniform (chefs coat / hat) provided at no cost
  • Employee referral program for outside your own location ($250 for team members and $500 for management)
  • Exclusive employee discounts
  • Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas at most locations
  • Financial support from the employee-funded Lucky Cat Fund Assistance during times of hardship for qualifying team membersJob Summary:The Sous Chef leads a culinary operation with the freshest ingredients, the cleanest kitchen, top of the line equipment, and high operating standards, reporting directly to the Operating Partner. Job Responsibilities:
    • Lead a high volume, scratch kitchen of passionate people through knowledge and experience of food prep and execution of menu items, procedures, and recipes to kitchen staff
    • Ensure guest satisfaction through memorable culinary experiences
    • Develop, mentor, and inspire your culinary team to remain curious continuing to learn and teach
    • Promote a fun and positive family-style work environment
    • Provides clear direction to the kitchen staff throughout the shift
    • Assists with scheduling, interviewing, and hiring at the direction of the Operating Partner
    • Provides feedback to staff and recognition of staff
    • Responsible for maintaining product quality standards by performing regular line checks
    • Will engage in prep and line cooking activities as needed during the shift to ensure timely execution
    • Accountable for following and executing all state safety and sanitation guidelines
    • Contributes to building sales and maximize financial success for the restaurant
    • Assists with cost control and food inventories as directed by the Executive ChefJob Requirements:
      • 2+ years of prior culinary or restaurant management experience
      • Experience working in a hands-on, fast paced, high volume environment
      • Experience mentoring and training hourly team members
      • Exposure to managing inventory, cost of goods and overall control of financials
      • Must be able to stand and walk for periods of eight to ten hours in length each shift
      • Must be able to reach, bend, balance and transport various objects weighing up to 30 lbs. repeatedly during a shift. At times it might be necessary to lift up to 50 lbs.
      • Must be able to operate kitchen equipment including a wok, mixer, slicer, and buffalo chopper, as well as have the ability to use knives appropriately and maintain their integrity
      • Must be able to work around various levels of temperature, including warm to very warm temperatures in the kitchenPreferences:
        • Experience working in casual or upscale dining
        • Experience working in a restaurant chain or franchise with established processes, systems, and accustomed to corporate structure and protocolsWhy work for us?Because its more than a job. We are passionate people doing meaningful work, motivated by our purpose: To celebrate life, family, and food.P.F. Changs is a unique concept like no other restaurant; a scratch kitchen and concept you can take pride in. We believe in P.F. Changs 29 years strong and still growing, sharing, and celebrating each day!How We Protect Our Team Members:The Company reviews CDC guidelines and complies with Federal, State, and local rules to keep our P. F. Changs team members and guests safe.Apply Now
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          • If you meet the qualifications of the job, someone from PF. Changs will contact you.Required
            Job Industries
            • Food & Restaurant

Keywords: P.F. Chang's, Tenafly , Sous Chef, Other , West Nyack, New Jersey

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