Sous Chef

  • The Palace Group
  • Miami, Florida
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Luxury Senior Living Communities

In Coral Gables, Kendall & Homestead

Is looking for
Sous Chef

for its

Palace at Coral Gables

Luxury Independent Living for Active Adults

1 Andalusia Avenue Coral Gables, FL 33134

Best Independent Living Community in the US

by the National Associated of Home Builders, 2014

Winner of Gallup's Great Workplace Award

The #1 Priority of this position is…

To supervise and coordinate the production and service of meals to residents & employees, cooking demonstrations and large events.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • In coordination with the Director of Food & Beverage, create menu cycles that are in compliance with AHCA regulations and residents' dietary restrictions.

  • Prepare food items according to daily production schedule utilizing standardized recipes.

  • Maintain daily temperature log, proper food storage, food labels, cleaning schedules & work assignments.

  • During the Executive Chef's absence, the Sous Chef is in charge of coordinating food handling, cooking schedules and cooking methods to assure meals are palatable and appetizing in appearance.

  • Order inventory and rotate food supplies as directed.

  • Receive, store & distribute food and supplies.

  • Responsible for supervising cooks, prep cooks & dish-washing staff.


  • A minimum of 10 years of quantity cooking experience in hospitality setting.

  • Experience in banquet style cooking & management capabilities.

  • 3 years of supervisory experience in long-term care food service setting.

  • Culinary School Certification preferred.

  • Must have a Food Safety Manager Certification.

  • Must have knowledge of arithmetic & units of measurement used in food preparation.

  • Must possess the ability to follow oral and written instructions in the English. Spanish preferred.

    The Ideal Candidate

  • Responsible, outgoing, punctual, quick on the feet & resourceful.

  • Flexible as to work schedule. Must be able to work on weekends, holidays, & in emergencies.

  • Must be able to work under pressure and multi-task.

  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently AND as a team member.

  • Must enjoy teamwork.

  • Demonstrate good verbal communications & interpersonal skills.