Sous Chef - Pippin's Tavern

  • Lodge Management Group
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • May 12, 2022
Full time

Job Description

We are looking for a Sous Chef at our restaurant, , to supervise daily back of house restaurant operations.

Kitchen Manager responsibilities include supervising the food prep and cooking, maintaining a fully-stocked kitchen inventory and complying with safety and cleanliness standards. To be successful in this role, you should be able to manage and assist our kitchen staff and guide them to deliver quality food on time.

Ultimately, you will ensure all plates are properly cooked and served and our customers have a pleasant dining experience.

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Manage kitchen staff and coordinate food orders

Supervise and assist with food prep and cooking

Check food plating and temperature

Establish portion sizes

Schedule kitchen staff shifts

Plan menu items and Catering logistics in collaboration with the Events Director

Order food supplies and kitchen equipment, as needed

Train kitchen staff on prep work and food plating techniques

Store food products in compliance with safety practices (e.g. in refrigerators)

Keep weekly and monthly cost reports

Maintain sanitation and safety standards in the kitchen area


Proven work experience as a Kitchen Manager, Restaurant Manager or Head Chef

Hands-on experience with planning menus and ordering ingredients

Knowledge of a wide range of recipes

Familiarity with kitchen sanitation and safety regulations

Excellent organizational skills

Conflict management abilities

Ability to manage a team in a fast-paced work environment

Flexibility to work during evenings and weekends

Food Handler's and Food Sanitation Manager's Certifications

Certification from a culinary school or degree in Restaurant Management is a plus


Paid Weekly