Sous Chef
Senior Lifestyle Corporation - Cincinnati, OH

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Position Summary: To assist in the oversight of daily operations in the kitchen. Works with the Executive Chef to ensure the highest quality food products in accordance with Senior Lifestyle Corporation standards. This position reports to the Executive Chef and may be required to supervise other staff positions. To perform the duties of the Executive Chef when the Chef is not on property.

Essential Functions:
Produces and oversees breakfast, lunch and dinner depending on schedule, for quality assurance of meal presentation and portion control. Prepares and coordinates all meals from standardized recipes. Assists in the coordination of prep for the following day’s menu. Participates in a pre-meal meeting with food servers to review detail of daily menu. Keeps stock rooms, coolers and freezers clean and rotated. All food must be labeled, dated and stored in accordance with local, state and county health department policies. Ensures an adequate number of culinary employees each shift and ensures absences are covered as to not allow coverage holes. Assists in menu and recipe development. Assists in food ordering and inventory. Assists in the adherence to maintaining budget compliance for daily food costs. Assists in applying appropriate loss prevention procedures. Assists in training, scheduling, of employees in accordance with Senior Lifestyle Corporation human resources policy. Assists in the coordination and execution of special events. Maintains kitchen cleanliness and food preparation according to state and local health department code requirements. Provides training for all kitchen staff. Maintains daily interaction with residents.

Non-Essential Functions:
Ensures all kitchen equipment is in working order and kept clean at all times. Oversees the proper inventory, storage and use of cleaning chemicals. Keeps waste to a minimum by utilizing food storage and food recycling techniques. Performs all duties in adherence to Senior Lifestyle Corporation standards. Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices. Maintains a positive and profession demeanor toward all residents, visitors and co-workers. Adheres to all policies and procedures of Senior Lifestyle Corporation. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements:
Six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of culinary education and experience. SERV-SAFE Certified. Or equivalent. Obtain/hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates.
This position requires time spent on the following physical activities:

Under 1/3 to Over

None 1/3 2/3 2/3

Stand |______|______|______|___x___|

Walk |______|______|______|___x___|

Sit |__ _ _ |__ x_ _|______|____ _ |

Use hands to finger, handle, or feel |______|______|______|___x___|

Reach with hands and arms |______|__ _ |______|___x___|

Climb or balance |______|__ x__ |______|______ |

Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl |______|__ x__ |______|______ |

Talk or hear |______|______|______|___x___|

Taste or smell |______|______|__ _ |___x__ |
This position requires time spent lifting weight or exerting force in the following manner:

Under 1/3 to Over

None 1/3 2/3 2/3

Up to 10 pounds |______|______|______|___x___|

Up to 25 pounds |______|______|______|___x___|

Up to 50 pounds |______|__ __ |__ x_ _|______ |

Up to 100 pounds |__ x__ |______|______|_____ _|

More than 100 pounds |__ x__ |______|______|_____ _|

About this company
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Senior Lifestyle Corporation, founded in 1985, is a privately held owner, operator and developer of seniors housing communities. With a...