Company: Kinseth Hospitality
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Vue Rooftop is seeking a Sous Chef and adding a new role of Jr.
Sous Chef!Salary is based on experience with the below
guidelines:Sous Chef - $50,000 - $55,000 / yearJr. Sous Chef -
$40,000 - $45,000 / yearOur future Sous Chef must have experience
working in a high volume environment in restaurant and banquet
settings along with a proven record of hands on leadership
developing team members.The Jr. Sous Chef role is perfect for
someone with a few years of line cook experience looking to take
their career to the next level.SUMMARYSupervises and coordinates
activities of cooks and other workers engaged in preparing and
cooking foodstuffs by performing the following duties.ESSENTIAL
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may
- Observes workers engaged in preparing, portioning, and
garnishing foods to ensure that methods of cooking and garnishing
and sizes of portions are as prescribed.
- Trains and develops workers in specific job, safety, guest
satisfaction and KHC/franchise policies/procedures.
- Assists the Kitchen Manager in inventorying and purchasing
food, restaurant and kitchen supplies per purchasing
- Assists the Kitchen Manager in menu development, controlling
labor and food costs.
- Gives instructions to cooking personnel in methods of
- Cooks and carves meats, and prepares dishes, such as sauces,
during rush periods and for banquets and other social
- Monitors food quality and presentation to ensure guest
satisfaction and franchise standards.
- Assumes responsibility for kitchen in absence of Kitchen
Manager.KHC POLICIES: Responsible for following all KHC policies
and procedures as set forth in the KHC handbook and property
specific guidelines/standards. These policies include dress code,
safety and performance standards. Employees must also maintain a
professional image and report to work as scheduled.SUPERVISORY
RESPONSIBILITIES: Indirectly supervises 1-20 employees in the back
of the house in the absence of the Kitchen Manager. Carries out
supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's
policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include assisting
in: interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning,
assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding
and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High
school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three
months related experience and/or training; or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as
safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions, and procedure
manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to respond to complaints or inquiries from groups of
managers, customers, employees and general public. Ability to
communicate effectively before groups of customers or employees in
person, via telephone or in writing.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such
as discounts, interest, commissions and percentages. Ability to
accurately handle cash, credit cards and checks. Ability to use
basic accounting functions to balance deposits/daily work.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal
with a variety of variables in situations where only limited
standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of
instructions furnished in written or oral form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: This position may require
certifications in production by the specific franchise or
certification in sanitation depending on business unit.
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. All
employees must follow proper safety precautions at all times to
avoid injuries.While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle,
grasp or type; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste
or smell. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel,
crouch, bend or twist and to push, pull or lift over 10 pounds. The
employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The
employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. All employees must follow proper
safety precautions at all times to avoid injuries.While performing
the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to
fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals,
temperature extremes from sub zero freezers, ovens, stoves and
grills, extreme heat from fryers, broilers, ovens and warmers, mild
risk of electrical shock, and occasionally works with moving
mechanical parts such as meat slicers, dishwashers and sharpeners.
The noise level in the work environment is usually
moderate.ACCOMODATION: Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.CRISIS MANAGEMENT: Must be able to handle a crisis in a
calm, effective manner. This includes: upset guests, fire, tornado,
armed robbery and assault, bomb threats and accidents.I have read
the above job description and have had an opportunity to ask
questions of my supervisor. I also understand that it is only an
outline of the essential functions of the job and is not
all-inclusive. Management may assign other duties at any time.
Hours are assigned based on business needs and no set hours are
guaranteed. Associated topics: baker, commercial, culinary school,
head chef, kitchen, prep chef, sous chef, sushi, tavern, team
Keywords: Kinseth Hospitality, Iowa City , Sous Chef, Other , Iowa City, Iowa
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