Bacchanal is looking for an energetic and passionate Sous Chef. The Sous Chef is responsible for assisting the Chef in planning and directing food preparation which involves a large degree of supervising of other members of the kitchen staff. Additional duties of this position are kitchen management as well as keeping an eye out for problems that arise in the kitchen and seizing control of a situation at a moment’s notice. The Sous Chef must be inventive and adaptable and inspire the staff members to go above and beyond the expectations of their particular roles.
Although we are a limited service eatery, we take hospitality very seriously and expect our staff to have a genuine love of people and and this industry. This is truly a team environment with no barrier between “Front” and “Back” of the house. Serious passion for wine is ideal as our food is created with an eye for how it will pair with the unique wine we offer.
Spirit! Friendly & Positive
Strong passion for food & wine
Kitchen Management skills such as food costing, purchasing, inventory & ServeSafe training
Strong knife and line skills: Must be able to kick ass on ALL stations - GM, Saute, Grill & Expo
Knowledge of the cuisine of wine producing countries
Impeccable oral and written communication skills
Expert organizational skills
Team building & Leadership skills
Work ethic of a Beast
Professional Restraint (There’s a lot of good wine around here…you will definitely be tested on this)
Observing the small details, ensuring quality of product
SENSE OF HUMOR!
Must be able to work on your feet for long hours, reach, bend & stretch, easily navigate stairs & lift carry up to 50 lbs.
5 Years minimum of fine dining Restaurant Experience with at least 2 years as a Sous Chef or Lead Line.
Culinary School a plus! (However, we do not plate with tweezers)
Proficient in Microsoft Office, (specifically spreadsheets) Google Docs a plus
TBD depending on experience
Applicant may be required to do a tasting and a Stage as part of the Interview process.
Please send resume with a cover letter stating why you believe you would be a good fit as a Sous Chef for Bacchanal to jobs@BacchanalWine.com with the job title 'Sous Chef' in the subject line. Please answer the following questions:
-What's in your refrigerator right now?
-What would you cook for you last meal?
-What's your favorite wine?
DO NOT CALL OR STOP BY. We will contact you to set up and interview if we are interested.