Sous Chef, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Patina Restaurant Group

  • Delaware North
  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Aug 07, 2019
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

The Opportunity

Brooklyn Botanic Garden serves as a stunning backdrop for weddings, social events, corporate events, bar mitzvahs, birthday parties, baby showers, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners and more. Every event is exclusively catered by Patina Restaurant Group, which manages restaurants and catering facilities at some of America's most iconic venues, including Lincoln Center, Rockefeller Center, Grand Central Terminal, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for an exuberant selection of service styles and concept collaborations. Patina Catering maintains a tremendous reputation on the international scope as the official provider of dining and service experiences for the Grammy and Emmy Awards. Our talented team of talented culinary, beverage, and service professionals are dedicated to providing impeccable culinary artistry, impeccable hospitality, and inventive design to perfectly create every detail of each unforgettable affairs. Patina Restaurant Group is seeking similarly passionate individuals to share in this vocation with us. We are dedicated to facilitating growth and development of our employees' careers in all fields in a stimulating environment that allows for a healthy work-life balance.

Qualifications
  • Minimum 4 years of culinary background or 2-3 years as a Sous Chef experience in a restaurant with a similar style of dining, capacity, and volume. Catering experience is a strongly desired
  • Strong managerial experience with the ability to manage and motivate staff is required
  • Certificate or degree in Culinary Arts preferred.
  • Knowledge of the venue's specialty cuisine highly preferred.
  • Servsafe, Food Safety Handler, and Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) certification required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays in addition to normal business hours, as needed.
  • Has experience working with and an understanding of P&L's and budgeting techniques.
  • Have a passion for culinary excellence; open and willing to learn new techniques.
  • Able to speak clearly and listen attentively to supervisors, employees and customers; able to give direction as necessary.
  • Impeccable service standards, clean work habits with a great attention to detail.
  • Ability to navigate and utilize Microsoft Office Suite programs (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), appropriate point of sale (POS) systems, and any other required operating machines (i.e. online or digital reservation systems)
  • Please note that due to Look Policy guidelines for an open kitchen, this position does not allow for facial hair.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

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Who We Are

Take your career beyond the ordinary-to the extraordinary, with Patina Restaurant Group and Delaware North.

Patina Restaurant Group, a bi-coastal boutique company, continues to grow as a leader in the premium segment of the restaurant industry! Boasting approximately 80 restaurants and hospitality venues in performing arts centers, Patina Restaurant Group offers outstanding career opportunities for talented & highly motivated professionals who have an eye for detail and an appreciation for the exceptional quality and level of service they stand for.

Our family of restaurants are aligned with unique architectural landmarks and cultural institutions that strive to enrich the American experience through fine arts, dance, music, theatre and performance. PRG operates exciting restaurants in world famous locations: from Lincoln Ristorante at Lincoln Center to the Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center; timeless spaces like the Michelin-starred Patina at Walt Disney Concert Hall, or fresh new collaborations like Morimoto Asia - our restaurants offer the finest in artisanal culinary inspirations.

Patina Restaurant Group is a proud subsidiary of Delaware North. And at Delaware North - whether it's in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants - there's no telling where your career can ultimately take you! We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. Delaware North is one of the largest and most admired, privately-held hospitality companies in the world, and when put together with Patina Restaurant Group's exceptional cuisine, landmark locations, and genuine hospitality - the sky is the limit.