Catering Sous Chef - Bay Area

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Req ID: 208372

Location: Bay Area

Number of openings: 3

Schedule: Monday - F/T schedule; Monday - Friday, flexibility needed. Details upon interview.

About us: We’re a global team of culinarians, managers, food service operators and subject matter experts crafting food experiences that fuel big ideas at one of the world’s major tech companies! The food and experiences we provide make quite an impact: They help fuel the teams creating world-changing technologies – and that’s a big deal! We’re passionate about supporting the long-term success of everyone we feed, and we love what we do. Food+ isn’t just a workplace. It’s a platform for you to innovate, bring your ideas to life, contribute to a sustainable future and – best of all – be part of an awesome team!

About you: The Sous Chef is responsible for the culinary quality, service and experience of the operation. Motivates, trains, develops and directs team members to deliver delicious, nutritious food, exceptional service, and accomplish daily goals and projects. This position oversees the daily administrative and operational tasks, including financial management and analysis, sanitation and safety. The Sous Chef will focus on culinary excellence and the cafe experience for the Food program in order to support operational excellence. This position reports into the General Manager and will leverage their strong hospitality and operational skills to partner with key stakeholders (culinary, nutrition, marketing, behavioral science, concept development, procurement, risk management, operations and people approach) to promote with standards, Food expectations and enhance user (partner) experience.

The great things you’ll do:

  • Designs, manages and owns the overall experience, not just the offerings

  • Has a passion for quality food preparation and taste

  • Follows all menu and production/prep expectations and guides, opening/closing checklist and responsibility guides

  • Prepares well balanced meals to fuel employees through the day

  • Sets an expectation of hospitality that is friendly and engaging

  • Trains and develops team members

  • Assists Executive Chef in ensuring employee reviews, coaching sessions, and disciplinary actions are delivered in a professional and timely manner

  • Assists Executive Chef in ensuring that all products and ingredients that are used are purchased following sector and food purchasing standards and sustainability commitments

  • Works with Executive Chef to ensure all sector and Compass employee guidelines are implemented and adhered to

  • Promotes a culture of food and workplace safety

  • Treats everyone with professionalism, care and respect

  • Communicates with the Client honestly, accurately and in a timely manner

What we look for in the perfect candidate:

  • Degree in Culinary Arts preferred or equivalent professional experience

  • Has a minimum of two years kitchen supervisory experience or applicable culinary experience in a similar volume, quality food service establishment,

  • Strong passion for great food and hospitality

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Maintain a positive attitude under pressure and motivate team

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Posses general hospitality knowledge and interest in sustainability and sustainable food practices

  • Manages time effectively and prioritizes tasks to meet deadlines

  • Ability to follow all health and safety standards

  • Demonstrates good judgement and decision making skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment

Physical and Language Requirements: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Stand, talk or hear, and taste or smell

  • Walk, use hands or fingers, handle or feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Specific vision abilities required

  • Ability to read, understand and speak English to perform essential functions of the job

Sound good? Apply now to take your seat at our global table!