Sous Chef

Compass Group USA Inc Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 weeks ago

  • We have an opening for a SOUS CHEF position.

  • Location: University of Chicago in Chicago, IL. Note: online applications accepted only.

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

Are you looking for a job with competitive wages and benefits, one in which you can learn and grow while making a difference in the world? We're hiring! Bon Apptit Management Company operates more than 1,000 cafs around the country for corporations, universities, and museums, as well as a few dozen public restaurants. We've led the industry in socially and environmentally responsible sourcing, from sustainable seafood to cage-free eggs. We cook everything from scratch using fresh, local ingredients.

Full-time associates at Bon Apptit are eligible for many benefits, including:

  • Paid vacation and sick leave

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • 401(k) with matching by company

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents

  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • On-the-job training

Learn more about careers with Bon Apptit: http://www.bamco.com/careers/

Job Summary

Job Summary:

Working as the Sous Chef, you will be responsible for the successful operation of the Culinary Department for a facility. You will assist in the supervision, preparation, and cooing of various food items, developing daily menu items and their preparation and garnishment. You may supervise hourly associates and you work with Executive Chef/Chef to develop new menus and assist with ordering. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial Culinary professional.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Executive Chef with managing cost controls and control expenditures for the account

  • Assists the Executive Chef with planning and creating menus

  • Produces and execute catering events

  • Rolls out new culinary programs in conjunction with Company marketing and culinary team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A.O.S. Degree in Culinary Arts or culinary certificate and required experience

  • Some progressive culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training

  • Catering experience a plus

  • High volume, complex foodservice operations experience - highly desirable

  • Institutional and batch cooking experiences helpful

  • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation

  • Must be experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet

  • Must be willing to participate in client satisfaction programs/activities

  • ServSafe certified - highly desirable

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions


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