Catering Sous Chef - Cambridge
Req ID: 208373
Location: Cambridge, MA
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:
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
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!