The Fine Dining Sous Chef-Asian is responsible for preparation work and preparing food for the Asian room as well as garnishing and inspecting all outgoing plates. This position requires special knowledge of all food ingredients and recipes as well as requiring special cooking skills necessary in Asian cookery. All duties are to be performed within the guidelines of the Seneca Gaming Corporation’s policies and procedures, Internal Control Standards and objectives.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Must be 18 years of age or older upon employment.
Degree from a postsecondary culinary arts training program.
Mastery of specific cooking techniques such as wok, sushi, dim sum, noodles, etc.
Expertise in ethnic cuisine: Chinese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Thai.
A minimum of three (3) years in a high volume upscale restaurant kitchen
Excellent interpersonal, customer service, communication, coaching, team building and problem solving skills required.
Extensive knowledge of fine seafood, protein and poultry.
Computer literate in all Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, and email as well as automated restaurant systems.
Language Skills and Reasoning Ability:
Must possess excellent communication skills.
Must have the ability to speak fluent English and Chinese.
Ability to speak effectively to the public, employees and customers.
Must have the ability to deal effectively and interact well with the customers and employees.
Must have the ability to resolve problems/conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner.
Must possess good communication skills including the ability to read, write and speak effectively to employees as well as customers. Understand and comply with policies and procedures, daily memos, chemical labels and other instructions.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud. When on the casino floor, the noise levels increase to loud. Must be able to work in an environment where smoking is permitted.
Must be able to stand, walk and move through all areas of the casino.
Maintain physical stamina and proper mental attitude to work under pressure in a fast-paced casino environment and effectively deal with customers, management, employees and members of the business community in all situations.
Work involves moderate exposure to high temperatures and/or loud noises.
Moderate physical activity is required along with the handling of objects up to fifty (50) pounds. Work environment involves some exposure to physical risk, which requires following basic safety precautions.
Seneca Gaming Corporation - 16 months ago