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Sous Chef

Company: Compass Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Wolfgang Puck Catering Position Title: Sous ChefReports To: Executive ChefSalary: $48,500 to $95,000Other Forms of Compensation: Wolfgang Puck Catering is committed to recruiting individuals who express an interest in and passion for hospitality-driven experiences; who come from diverse backgrounds, are open-minded and curious about our clients and guests; and, most of all, who possess a welcoming smile and spirit. Our ultimate goal is to develop mentoring and career building opportunities through a talent pipeline that allows us to promote from within. "The most important thing in life, whatever you do, has to be passion." Wolfgang Puck Success on our team starts with our culture:

  • We have Wolfgang's PASSION for our business, our product, and our people / guests / clients.
  • A FLEXIBLE MINDSET is key; we are strategic business partners who wear multiple hats.
  • Our services require a CONCIERGE mentality, a bias to action with humble hospitality.
  • We are out-of-the-box PROBLEM SOLVERS, who look around corners so our clients and guests don't have to.
  • We curate company and partner resources to bring our client's vision to life. We seek to cultivate the next generation of talent, purveyors and partnerships.
  • We bring an entrepreneurial approach to deliver results for our clients (you might call this scrappy).
  • Collaboration and openness to innovative business tools, new ways of thinking and ability to partner across departments are essential to create optimal business solutions. "I can have the best food, but if we don't have good people, it won't get you very far." Job Summary

    Working as the Sous Chef, you will be responsible for the successful operation of the Culinary Department for a facility. You will assist in the supervision, preparation, and cooking of various food items, developing daily menu items and their preparation and garnishment. You may supervise hourly associates and you work with Executive Chef/Chef to develop new menus and assist with ordering. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial Culinary professional. Key Responsibilities:
    • Assists the Executive Chef with managing cost controls and control expenditures for the account
    • Assists the Executive Chef with planning and creating menus
    • Produces and execute catering events
    • Rolls out new culinary programs in conjunction with Company marketing and culinary team Preferred Qualifications:
      • A.S. or equivalent experience
      • Some progressive culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training
      • Catering experience a plus
      • High volume, complex foodservice operations experience - highly desirable
      • Institutional and batch cooking experiences helpful
      • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
      • Must be experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet
      • Must be willing to participate in client satisfaction programs/activities
      • ServSafe certified - highly desirable Apply to Wolfgang Puck today!Wolfgang Puck Catering is a member of Compass Group USAClick here to Learn More about the Compass StoryCompass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply.Associates at Wolfgang Puck Catering are offered many fantastic benefits.
        • Medical
        • Dental
        • Vision
        • Life Insurance/ AD
        • Disability Insurance
        • Retirement Plan
        • Paid Time Off
        • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
        • Associate Shopping Program
        • Health and Wellness Programs
        • Discount Marketplace
        • Identity Theft Protection
        • Pet Insurance
        • Commuter Benefits
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)Wolfgang Puck Catering maintains a drugfree workplace.Req ID:1285150Wolfgang Puck CateringGina Barbish[[req_classification

Keywords: Compass Group, Houston , Sous Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Houston, Texas

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