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Job Description:

Jr Sous Chef

Primary Location United States-Austin-Fairmont Austin

Employee Status Regular

Jr Sous Chef
A special occasion calls for great food! As a Jr Sous Chef with Fairmont Hotels and Resorts you will assist in leading a team of culinary professionals in creating spectacular dishes that will create memorable dining experiences for our Guests Your experience in managing various aspects of a kitchen will be reflective in positive Guest satisfaction and Colleague engagement results

Hotel Overview Fairmont Austin is the largest luxury hotel in Texas with over 140K sq feet of flexible meeting space and 5 restaurants and bars

Summary of Responsibilities
Reporting to the Executive Sous Chef/ Chef de Cuisine/ Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following

Understand the importance and demonstrate a commitment to our Our Culinary Culture

As Sous Chef, you are a leader/supervisor of the team You are highly organized and can proactively delegate, prioritize and assign duties to cook positions to ensure a consistently high level of productivity
In conjunction with the Chef de Cuisine/ Sous Chef on duty you will supervise your colleagues to ensure the highest level of production and the efficient execution of service
Demonstrate a positive and proactive approach with colleagues to ensure a high level of motivation resulting in a cohesive team and efficient operation
Have full knowledge of all menu items, syllabus, daily features and promotions as it applies to your operation
Ensure all food items are prepared according to the recipes and standards specified by the Executive Sous Chef / Chef de Cuisine/ Sous Chef, this includes quality checks and tasting all food prior to it being served
Ensure all kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations
Communicate, monitor and delegate EcoSure and Servesafe standards to ensure all production and behaviors are in line with our standards Ensure all EcoSure standard temperature logs are completed accurately
Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage
Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
Report tardiness and unsafe work practices immediately to the Chef on duty
Responsible for operating all station 7 days/week, including setting your colleagues up for success on your days off
Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefings
Liaise daily with Outlet Chefs to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
Continually strive to improve food preparation and presentations
Sustainability Commitment - Ensure our kitchens follow the set recycling, compost and landfill procedures
Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
Coordinate the production as it relates to banquet and restaurant functions
Conduct daily shift briefings to Colleagues in absence of Senior Chef
Assist in the development of new menu items
Support senior leadership with managing the day-to-day schedules
Provide training for new culinary colleagues
Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Highly responsible and reliable

Previous leadership experience in a high-end kitchen required

Strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities

Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Ability to work cohesively as part of a team

Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to)

Constant standing and walking throughout shift

Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs

Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting

Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Constant standing and walking throughout shift

Required Education and Experience

Minimum 1 year leadership experience in a luxury, high volume hotel

APPLY TODAY Whether youre launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http//wwwfairmontcareerscom/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resortsand the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best Thats why youll find exceptional work opportunitiesthroughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacificas well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like Londons The Savoy, New Yorks The Plaza, and Shanghais Fairmont Peace Hotel Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program An exciting future awaits!

Job Level Management / Supervisory

Schedule Full-time

Shift Rotating / Shift Work

Travel No

Job Number AUS01034

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Hotel/Travel/Tourism/Airlines/Hospitality
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Mar 2020

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