Soho House & Co. Executive Sous Chef Cecconi's Dumbo in Brooklyn, New York
Who We Are:
Soho House & Co is a collection of members' clubs, restaurants, hotels and cinemas, catering to those in the film, media, fashion and creative industries. The company has unique ventures throughout the UK, USA, Canada and Europe, with new openings planned for all global regions, with the addition of Asia in 2019.
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With waterfront views of the Manhattan skyline, Cecconi’s Dumbo features a large European-style bar leading into a main dining room and separate room available for private hire. Outside patio seating is also available.
This position will be responsible for supporting the Executive Chef and planning, organizing and leading the kitchen department. As an Executive Sous you will be responsible for training safe work habits, participating in analyzing cost and quality food production as well as setting budgets. In addition, the Executive Sous supports daily volumes that can exceed 1500 covers as well as 40 + events, while maintaining global consistencies through out the mean and seasonal implementations.
Ensures the efficient operation of food production of areas he/she is put in charge of by the Executive Chef
Participates in analyzing cost and quality of food production, knows to manage within a set budget and adheres to time management
Train safe work habits and alert the staff to notify the chef on duty of any dangerous or unsafe places in the work area at once
Responsible to implement and maintain all standards set by the Company; establishes the manner and means to train staff according to standard
Produces and maintains the highest food quality and controls for all food products served in all areas
Is instrumental in assuring the highest health, sanitation and safety standards necessary in food handling and overall cleanliness
Guarantees that menus, recipes, methods, pictures and specifications given by the Executive Chef are followed
Checks all food outlets and food displays for creativity, quality, cleanliness and food safety
Assures timely set up, schedules well trained cooks in all areas in proper uniform
Ensure teamwork and proper communication with the front of house staff
Ensure that guest and members requests are accommodated when and where possible
Works with Events department on a regular basis regarding menus, food preparation, food costs, ensure that quality food service and product is delivered
Delegate daily tasks to staff to ensure smooth operation and service
Shares the overall responsibility of proper storing procedures, food orders, food cost, equipment, sanitation and hygiene to Company and NYS standards with the Executive Chef
Ability to do staff schedule, payroll, and other administrative tasks as required
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager
High school diploma or equivalent
3+ years experience in a related position
Food Handlers certification
Strong knowledge of NYS sanitation regulations
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbal
Individual must possess a good work history and stability
Excellent cooking skills
Experienced in training subordinates in large quantity food preparation and excellent knowledge of quality food operations
Has the ability to taste all foods to assure correct preparation
Product cost and quality conscious
Must be able to seize, grasp, turn and hold objects with hands
Must be able to work on your feet for at least 10 hours
Fast paced movements are required to go from one part of the club to others
Must be able to move, pull, carry or lift of up to 50 pounds on occasion and 35 pounds regularly
Occasional environmental exposures to cold, heat, and water.
Occasionally kneel, bend, crouch and climb as required
Why work with us...
Soho House offers competitive compensation packages that feature global benefits and perks. Whether youâ€™re seeking entry-level employment or a new opportunity to expand your profession, we offer training to develop the technical and managerial skills necessary to enhance your career.
Health Care + 401K: Full time employees are eligible for full benefits; Medical, Dental & Vision as well as Retirement fund with a 2% match
Paid Time Off: Full- Time Employees have sick day's + vacation days
Career Development: Soho House can progress your career internationally.
Learning & Development: An extensive range of internally and externally run courses are available for all employees.
Cookhouse & House Tonic: Celebrating our passion for food and drink. Check out our monthly calendars and get involved in trips, training's and events. Available to all.
Team Events: From fitness sessions to cinema screenings and art classes, each month we hold a series of fun events which you can sign up to.
Family Meal: Whilst on duty in our Houses & Restaurants you will be provided with a substantial meal free of charge.