Executive Sous Chef

Company Name:
Dolce Hotels and Resorts
## Job Description
Guests of the Dolce Norwalk enjoy Fairfield County''s finest meeting, wedding, and event destination, set on 66 acres of rolling hills, meadows, and woods. Our staff takes dedicated care of a world-class facility that boasts 21,200 square feet of function space, a ballroom and a boardroom, 32 meeting rooms, an amphitheater, 120 newly renovated guest rooms, a restaurant and lounge, a fitness center and sauna, an indoor pool, on-site sports facilities, and nearby golf.
We are currently seeking a Sous Chef who will help support the Executive Chef in operation of the kitchen.
Essential functions include but are not limited to:
Assist Executive Chef with planning and preparation of hotel outlet menus.
Assist in conducting periodic food inventories.
Assist the Executive Chef with departmental human resource functions.
Initiate and oversee ordering of food and kitchen supplies.
Supervise and coordinate the production of food according to menu specifications.
Assist the Chefs and Cooks in preparation of specific cuisine.
Inspect quality of food products used to prepare cuisine; inform Executive Chef when quality is not acceptable.
Ensure all cuisine served to guests follows establish guidelines for quantity, quality, appearance, and palatability.
Check physical cleanliness of operations; ensure that all staff practice "clean as you go" techniques.
Maintain proper working order of all equipment; inspects ovens, burners, water faucets, and refrigerators; report deficiencies to Engineering Department.
Ensure compliance with federal, state, local and company health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards.
## Requirements
Minimum 2 years of Sous Chef experience required.
High school education, GED, or equivalent experience.
Culinary degree a plus.
Ability to operate, clean, maintain most commercial kitchen equipment required.
Knowledge of cooking techniques; knife skills; attention to detail.
Moderate comprehension and literacy required to read recipe cards and procedures.
Must be able to work any shift, weekends, holidays, and special events, as needed.
Must have employment eligibility in the U.S.
Should possess computer skills, including, but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
Physical Demands: 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 sit, stand, walk, bend and use hands to handle objects, tools or controls. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and work the majority of shift in a standing position.
Dolce Hotels and Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D. We require consent to pre-employment drug testing for all positions.
Position Type: Full Time - Permanent
Requisition Number: 1546
Job Title: Executive Sous Chef
Area of Interest: Culinary/Stewarding
Bonus Eligible (Yes/No): No
Property Name: Dolce Norwalk
City: Norwalk
State / Province: Connecticut
Country: U.S.

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