Location: Newport News
Posted on: February 16, 2019
Apply Now Using Our Quick 5 Minute Application! Centerplate and our partner venues have been defining extraordinary experiences through thoughtful hospitality, expertly delivered, for more than 80 years at gathering places across North America and the United Kingdom. As the pioneer and leader in live event hospitality, we are committed to making the time that people spend together more rewarding and more valuable. "Making it better to be there since 1929."TM We are seeking a Sous Chef II (two) for the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Here at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, we're experts of enjoyment. Virginia Beach knows how to masterfully have a great time and it just wouldn't be fair to keep that a secret. Allow us to welcome you into our home. We pride ourselves in being the nation's first convention center to earn LEED Gold certification as an existing building from the U.S. Green Building Council. Our eco-friendly, state-of-the-art building can handle meetings and events of any capacity. As a part of the Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau, a visit to the Virginia Beach Convention Center will transform you into a local in no time. Located only minutes from the beach and resort area, we have all the perks of coastal charm and big-city amenities at our fingertips. Principal Function The Sous Chef II position is typically found in a medium to large size business unit, and reports to the Sous Chef I or Executive Chef. It is the first level of management within a Centerplate commercial kitchen, performing functions and responsibilities that require a moderate level of difficulty and a more sophisticated level of detail, experience and expertise than Sous Chef III, but not as complex as Sous Chef I. The Sous Chef II assures that foods are prepared using fundamental cooking techniques, seasoned for maximum taste and flavor, and served in an aesthetically pleasing manner. The Sous Chef II directs all aspects of foodservice production and service, ensuring that approved food safety and sanitation guidelines are followed. The Sous Chef II directly supervises the preparation and production of the unit's menus and manages a shift or station in the hot kitchen, the cold kitchen and/or the bakery and pastry shop. The Sous Chef II is responsible for training, mentoring and helping to develop other Culinarians, and for monitoring and organizing the flow of activity within the kitchen in a way that complements and supports the overall operation. Essential Responsibilities Participate as part of Culinary Leadership Team to manage a culinary department for the preparation of foods served to the customers in a consistent and timely manner. Ensure Kitchen Safety and Sanitation conforms to all Centerplate, regulatory, and governmental standards to provide a safe workplace producing high quality food products. Contribute to goal of 100% customer satisfaction through personal commitment to customer service and leading the culinary team by example. Qualifications/Skills Required: Minimum of 2 years in a food preparation position. Ability to promote and participate in a team environment. Ability to understand written and oral direction and to communicate same with others. Preferred: Degree from a postsecondary culinary arts training program. ACF Professional Certification. Other requirements include but are not limited to: Subject to wet floors, temperature extremes and excessive noise; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds in weight (pots, pans, etc.); must be able to maneuver in an often tightly-quartered environment. Hours are often extended or irregular to include nights, weekends and holidays. Centerplate is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law. For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://www.applicantpro.com/j/562419-131973
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