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VIAD SOUS CHEF in Whitefish, Montana

Assists Location Chef in production and supervision of Kitchen staff. Ensures a quality guest and staff dining experience in a timely fashion. Adheres to recipes, health & safety standards and food cost guidelines while giving personal best in service. Must assist in other departments or with other job duties as requested or necessary.

  • Assists in all inventories and performs administrative duties as assigned.

  • Assists in banquets as assigned.

  • Assists Location Chef in monitoring all budgets, labor and food costs.

  • Be an effective operator in controlling these costs, as well as breakage, repair and maintenance.

  • Assumes oversight of food production and kitchen personnel in the absence of the Location Chef.

  • Cleans and maintains work areas and equipment.

  • Enforces and follows all Company policies and regulations.

  • Maintains Food Safety logs.

  • Ensures proper staffing for maximum productivity and high standards of quality; controls food and payroll costs to achieve maximum profitability.

  • Manages (plans, directs, schedules, supervises, delegates, evaluates, rewards and disciplines) all tasks performed by Kitchen employees.

  • Assists Location Chef in generating a prep list for each station.

  • Must be able to lead and assist with Location Chef in all daily aspects of Kitchen operations, inclusive of the following responsibilities:

  • Oversees ALL deliveries for accuracy with Storeroom Manager and completes necessary daily paperwork, i.e., Shift Report, Labor Report, High Cost Inventory Report, Warehouse Order Form, Schedules.

  • Participates in all Health Inspections and QA Inspections.

  • Produces a quality product in a timely fashion for guests and staff.

  • Responsible for the implementation of menus for hotel Dining Room.

  • Presents creative daily specials for Dining Room and organizes occasional specials for EDR.

  • Trains, instructs and motivates First and Second Cooks in proper knife handling, sanitation, safety, food preparation, guest and staff satisfaction, etc.

  • Works shifts of Location Chef on their days off.

  • 1-3 years experience in Kitchen management, preferably within a hotel or restaurant setting.

  • Must have a strong background in sanitation and pass GPI Sanitation class.

  • Sanitation certificate preferred.

  • Ability to lead and train staff.

  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.

  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.

  • Culinary degree preferred or equivalency in work experience.

  • Good organization and communication skills required.

  • Must give instructions clearly and precisely and follow up in a reasonable amount of time.

  • Must be effective with verbal motivation, using tact and responding professionally.

  • Knowledge of maintenance and care of culinary facilities, equipment, supplies, and materials.

  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.

  • Must be able to manage under pressure at times.

  • Must be able to write clearly and precisely.

  • Must be knowledgeable in plate presentation – depth, flavor and guest needs.

  • Must be team-oriented, positive and upbeat.

  • Must have capability to demand quality and maintain guest satisfaction with tact and discretion.

  • Must have general knowledge of all areas of food preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality standards.

  • Should be well versed in cost control of food and labor.

  • Strong interpersonal skills required.

  • Must be pleasant, helpful, friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic and courteous in dealing with co-workers.

  • Job requires standing for long periods of time, walking, bending, handling, reaching, grasping, lifting 50 lbs., and repetitive motions.

  • Kitchen environment may have times of high noise levels.

  • Kitchen in a hotel

  • Climate control equipment may or may not be present.

  • Varied hours required at all locations.

  • Non-smoking environment.

Job ID # (iCIMS): 2019-13051

External Company Name: Glacier Park Collection by Pursuit

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Street: Grouse Mountain Lodge