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SOUS CHEF for Patina Restaurant Group at THE SEGERSTROM CENTER for the ARTS
Patina Restaurant Group
PATINA RESTAURANT GROUP seeks Sous Chef for Segerstrom
New Concept Opening!
A regional landmark in Orange County, Segerstrom Center for the Arts brings an elegant, artistic, and award-winning backdrop to any event. The newly renovated Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall offers an exceptional setting that is perfect for galas, weddings, corporate functions, and pre- and post-performance events. The Argyos Terrace serves as an immaculate setting for receptions or to a host an event amidst the gorgeous architecture of the Concert Hall. Allow Patina Catering to provide an unrivaled culinary experience for you within a remarkable venue setting in Orange County.
THE POSITION SUMMARY:
An opportunity exists for a new opening concept at Segerstorm Center. We need a proven culinary professional with the ability to maintain our high standards of quality and guest satisfaction. Patina Restaurant Group is searching for a Sous Chef that will provide direct support to the Executive Chef in overseeing all aspects of kitchen operations; cooking, production, inventory, quality control and sanitation. Ideal candidates are passionate culinary experts that can deliver the finest cuisine from ticket order to table in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. The ideal candidate is dedicated to culinary excellence and customer satisfaction. Representatives must be prepared to take on supervisory duties for subordinate back of the house staff as necessary. With these responsibilities, Patina Restaurant Group offers great opportunities to build and grow into a professional culinary expert while maintaining a healthy and enjoyable work life balance.
Assist the Executive Sous Chef conduct smooth operation of kitchen functions.
Train, supervise and motivate subordinate staff.
Order dry and fresh goods and determine whether food meets quality standards and or needs to be rejected; approve invoices of food delivered during the assigned shift.
Participate in selection, hiring and promotion of potential cooks, dishwashers and other back of the house positions.
Present daily specials to the dining room staff and provide verbal dish descriptions, if applicable and conduct necessary prep cooking for each service.
Responsible for kitchen operations in absence of superior chefs (days off, vacation, etc.)
Inspect cleanliness and organization of kitchen, prep kitchen, dishwashing area, and pastry kitchen to comply with the high standards of the Health Department.
Assist in monthly inventory of total kitchen small wares and kitchen equipment.
Inspects all food to insure compliance with federal and state standards, as well as internal quality standards. Must be able to fully manage the food safety program of the organization.
Minimum 2 years of culinary background or 1-2 years’ experience as a Sous Chef in a high-volume, full-service restaurant of similar capacity and clientele.
Certificate or degree in Culinary Arts preferred.
Knowledge of the venue’s specialty cuisine highly preferred.
Servsafe, Food Safety Handler, and Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) certification required.
Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays in addition to normal business hours, as needed.
Has experience working with and an understanding of P&L’s and budgeting techniques.
Have a passion for culinary excellence; open and willing to learn new techniques.
Able to speak clearly and listen attentively to supervisors, employees and customers; able to give direction as necessary.
Impeccable service standards, clean work habits with a great attention to detail.
Ability to navigate and utilize Microsoft Office Suite programs (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), appropriate point of sale (POS) systems, and any other required operating machines (i.e. online or digital reservation systems).
We’re looking for a highly motivated career-focused individual with the ability to exceed our guests’ expectations to become part of the winning team at the
Patina Restaurant Group EOE. PRG employees enjoy competitive compensation packages, major medical insurance options, paid vacations, matching 401K programs, and exciting company dining rewards.
We are more than just an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status. Patina Restaurant Group enthusiastically celebrates the powerful and profound diversity of our team. We believe that talent, drive, and experience are the only relevant criteria for considering new team members.
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Patina Restaurant Group, a bi-coastal boutique company, continues to grow as a leader in the premium segment of the restaurant industry! Boasting approximately 70 restaurants and food service operations in performing arts centers, Patina Restaurant Group offers outstanding career opportunities for talented & highly motivated professionals who have an eye for detail and an appreciation for the exceptional quality and level of service they stand for.
Patina Restaurant Group is passionately involved with the preservation and promotion of America's great cultural centers. Our family of restaurants are aligned with unique architectural landmarks and cultural institutions that strive to enrich the American experience through fine arts, dance, music, theatre and performance. PRG operates exciting restaurants in world famous locations: from Lincoln Ristorante at Lincoln Center to the Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center; timeless spaces like the Michelin-starred Patina at Walt Disney Concert Hall, or fresh new collaborations like Morimoto Asia or Chef Street in Macy’s Herald Square - our restaurants offer the finest in artisanal culinary inspirations.