Sous Chef

  • Bar Mercato
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Feb 19, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Imagine yourself walking through a local public market, enjoying culturally unique street foods, socializing and immersing yourself in new or familiar surroundings. We believe, for the public good, everyone should have the chance to experience this magic.We invite you to join us at Bar Mercato, where our goal is to channel the senses of exploring a new locale through globally inspired fare, libations, and mid-century meets rustic dcor.Our simple plates combine elements and flavours from Europe, South and North America. Prepared with familiar techniques and time tested recipes, our offerings highlight the seasons freshest, sensibly sourced ingredients from local farms and purveyors. Paired with handpicked wine selections from small producers around the world, rotating craft beers, or indulgent cocktails, your experience is designed to leave you with a modestly priced passport stamp for your palette.Bar Mercato is looking to add a driven and creative Sous Chef to our kitchen staff!In this role, you will work directly under our executive chef and will have a large amount of responsibility in our kitchen, including managing all other kitchen staff and ensuring all prepared food meets quality standards.Sous Chef Duties and Responsibilities:Manage kitchen staff, including providing necessary direction and trainingAssist with the preparation and design of food and drink menusMake sure that all plates that leave the kitchen meet taste and design standardsEnsure that the kitchen operates efficiently, effectively, and professionally, in accordance with our high quality standardsSchedule employees to ensure that the kitchen is adequately staffed at all necessary timesTake control to quickly resolve any issues or problems that arise in the kitchenMaintain kitchen inventory and order suppliesConfirm compliance with all sanitation and health and safety standardsFill in for the executive chef when necessaryBar Mercato is conveniently located with access to T-Station directly across the street or 1 block away.If you're interested in joining a fun and diverse team, we'd love to hear from you! Apply now! Learn more about Bar Mercato::// of food preparation and existing health and safety standards * Ability to effectively manage, direct, and lead a large team * Strong communication abilities, with employees, vendors, and customers * Problem solving capabilities and willingness to thrive in a fast-paced and sometimes high-pressure environment * Collaborative attitude with an emphasis on excellent customer service * Time management strengths with the ability to multi-task * Minimum of high school diploma. Candidates with culinary degrees will be given preference * 2+ years of experience as a sous chef * Solid understanding of cooking methods, ingredients, kitchen equipment, and related processes * Proven track record of effectively leading and managing others * Familiarity with best practices in the industry