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FirstService Residential Sous Chef in Hardeeville, South Carolina

Required Shift: Varies ($45K-55K) Purpose:The Latitude Sous Chef is responsible in assisting the Executive Chef with the overall dining program and execution of all aspects of the culinary experience for the property from daily operation of the restaurant, to catering and special events. The Sous Chef will be responsible to maintain a clean and organized kitchen, as well as a skilled and educated culinary staff. This leader will establish a relationship with the residents and assume control of kitchen operations in the absence of the Executive Chef.This is a high profile position for an individual who routinely exercises good judgment and exceptional problem-solving skills. The Sous Chef is accountable to the Executive Chef and the General Manager and is expected to support an exceptional dining program. The Sous Chef assists the Executive Chef in ensuring the community is managed in compliance with FSR standards and practices and authentically delivering the Latitude Margaritaville Lifestyle.Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:Leadership:• Possess strong interpersonal skills and is able to interact and communicate successfully to the residents and team.• Keep current with industry concepts, practices, and procedures that fully align with the LatitudeMargaritaville Brand.• Collaborate with the Executive Chef to create vibrant menus that reflect the Latitude MargaritavilleLifestyle.• Possesses the ability to be hands-on and work any kitchen position.• Ensure all safety procedures are being followed and the kitchen meets all federal, state, and local health, safety, and sanitation standards.• Exercise a positive attitude and remain professional under all circumstances.Daily Operations and Customer Experience:• Supervise catering (food and beverage) for functions.• Actively participate in prep and daily set up of kitchen.• Maintains a high level of energy and passion throughout service hours.• Strong inventory and ordering ability, in a timely and efficient manner.• Understand financial goals, able to operate inventory and products controls within budgeted guidelines.• Create an “I Love My Job” environment that further enlivens the Margaritaville Latitude Lifestyle.• Comply with all ordinances and regulations per the locations jurisdictions.• Ability to lead staff through all service types (a la carte, buffet, etc.).• Maintain a spotless kitchen at all times. Ensure the utmost proper hygiene by monitoring staff for clean and proper uniforms, personal grooming and food handling. Technical competencies:Education:High school graduate.Degree from a culinary institute preferred. Servsafe certified.Experience:3-5 years leadership experience in full service kitchen. Hotel, Country Club, or Resort experience preferred.Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:• Strong leadership skills, able to develop a team.• Proficiency in Microsoft Windows software, online ordering platforms, and inventory controls.• Ability to process payroll and manage employee schedules through an online portal.• Must be willing to work nights and weekends.• Current with culinary and dining trends and styles.• Ability to follow instructions and carry them out in the absence of Executive Chef.• Communication skills(listening, verbaland written).• Organizational skills with attention to detail.• Problem solving skills, ability to use common sense.• Team player but can work independently.• Have fun!!! FINS UP! DISCLAIMER: This is not an all-inclusive job description; therefore, management has the right to assign or reassign schedules, duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled