Savoy Bar & Grill, a renowned restaurant located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is currently seeking a talented and experienced Sous Chef to join our culinary team. As the Sous Chef, you will play a crucial role in supporting the Executive Chef in overseeing the kitchen operations, ensuring the highest standards of food quality, and leading the culinary team.
- Assist the Executive Chef in developing and executing culinary concepts, menus, and recipes that align with the Savoy Bar & Grill brand.
- Collaborate with the Executive Chef in training, supervising, and inspiring the kitchen staff, fostering a culture of excellence and teamwork.
- Oversee food preparation, cooking, and plating to ensure consistency, taste, and presentation meet the restaurant's high standards.
- Assist in inventory management, including ordering, receiving, and proper storage of ingredients to maintain freshness and minimize waste.
- Support the Executive Chef in menu development, recipe standardization, and cost control measures.
- Ensure compliance with health, safety, and sanitation standards, maintaining a clean and organized kitchen environment.
- Demonstrate strong culinary skills and stay updated on industry trends, techniques, and new ingredients.
- Assist in scheduling, training, and mentoring kitchen staff, providing guidance and feedback to enhance their skills and knowledge.
- Step in to lead kitchen operations in the absence of the Executive Chef.
- Previous experience as a Sous Chef or in a similar leadership role within a high-end restaurant or culinary establishment.
- Strong culinary knowledge and expertise, with a passion for creating exceptional dishes.
- Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse culinary team.
- Attention to detail and commitment to maintaining high standards of food quality, taste, and presentation.
- Knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations and the ability to ensure compliance in the kitchen.
- Strong organizational and time management skills to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
- Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.
- Culinary degree or equivalent certification is preferred.
Join the distinguished culinary team at Savoy Bar & Grill as the Sous Chef and contribute to the creation of exceptional culinary experiences. To apply, please submit your resume, a portfolio showcasing your culinary expertise, and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and culinary philosophy.