Now Interviewing Sous Chefs at Piatti in UVillage!

  • Piatti - Seattle
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Piatti Ristorante & Bar has been located in the bustling UVillage next to the University of Washington for over 20 years! Executive Chef Dylan Giordan's menu features Italian-inspired, seasonally-dictated cuisine with an emphasis on local farms and producers. Our philosophy is simple: combine rustic, flavorful cuisine with simple, unpretentious design, an approachable and interesting wine list.We are currently hiring a Sous Chef!The Sous Chef prepares food to order according to recipe, procedures, quality, and speed levels. Supervises kitchen personnel under the direction of the Chef. In the absence of the Chef is responsible for supervision of all kitchen personnel.REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:Ability to:· Able to work closely and communicate with outside vendors and FOH, in constant high pace doing a variety of "time restraint" tasks.· Perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy.· Prioritize, organize and follow through.· Think clearly, remain calm and resolve problems using good judgment.· Work well under pressure of meeting production schedules and timeliness.· Maintain good coordination· Work with all products and ingredients involved.· Use all senses to ensure quality standards are met.· Differentiate dates.· Expand and condense recipes· Perform job functions with minimal supervision.· Work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team.· Provide legible communication.· Do basic arithmetic.· Be a team player - need to be willing to lend a helping hand to any teammate at any time.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:· Five years' restaurant experience.· Two years' experience as a Sous Chef in a high volume, upscale casual dining environment or equivalent.· Food handling certificate.· Ability to communicate in English with guests, co-workers and management to their understanding.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:· High school diploma or equivalent vocational training certificate.· Certification of culinary training or apprenticeship.· Ability to communicate in a second language, preferable Spanish.· Sanitation certificate. Why we love working here:Sick HoursMedical, Dental & Vision benefits available for FT employees (30+ hours/week)Discounted ORCA passEmployee discount at all our properties shift mealBilingual ManagementIt's an easy commute from the Eastside, North & South and there is ample free parking.Piatti is part of Moana Restaurant Group, one of the West's leading restaurant companies. Operating unique restaurants with opportunities for career growth and advancement.