Sous Chef
John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts - Franklin, TN

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To supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and other workers engaged in preparing and cooking food stuffs.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Observe workers engaged in preparing, portioning, and garnishing foods to ensure that methods of cooking and garnishing and sizes of portions are as prescribed.

2. Give instructions to cooking personnel on fine points of cooking.

3. Cook and carve meats, and prepares dishes, such as sauces, during rush periods and for banquets and other social functions.

4. Assume responsibility for kitchen in absence of Chef.

5. Must be able to prep food products, using standardized food preparation techniques.

6. Must be able to visibly recognize condition of food, and cooking temperatures.

7. Other duties as assigned.

Job Skills:

1. Skillfully use kitchen tools, machines, or equipment needed in food preparation.

2. Read recipes for the items to be prepared, and be able to visualize the finished products.

3. Measure, cut, or otherwise work on materials or objects with great precision.

4. Use arithmetic to figure amounts of product/materials needed, quantities needed and cost of products/materials.

Minimum Requirements
Job Qualifications:

Education -
  • ACF Certification, Culinary Arts degree, apprenticeship and/or AOS Degree.
Experience -
  • Minimum 2 years kitchen supervisory experience with three years kitchen operations experience including at least 1 year in a lead cook position, and 1 year in a steward position; OR, an equivalent level of education and experience.

In compliance with Federal and State equal employment opportunity laws, John Q Hammons Hotels is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.