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Tommy Bahama Executive Sous Chef in New York, New York

California Applicants, please click here (https://www.tommybahama.com/content/dam/tommy/Career%20pages/CCPA_Applicant_Privacy_Policy.pdf) to review the CCPA notice.

LIVE THE ISLAND LIFE

Tommy Bahama is more than just an island inspired brand, it’s a lifestyle! Live the Island Life as an ambassador of our brand, all while providing 5-star food and service! We look for those who are passionate about growth as we offer a variety of rewarding positions from culinary, front of house and management teams. You will play an integral role in restaurant’s leadership, inspiring your team to work together to achieve our goals and create an environment of aloha fun. Come join us, share knowledge on each season’s scratch cuisine, hand crafted cocktails, and provide guest with world class dining - taking them some place great!

BE THE ISLAND GUIDE

  • Create a relaxed destination – Promote a learning and training environment for all kitchen member through hands on approach focusing on proper cooking techniques, knife skills, time management to ensure culinary, sales, and service success

  • Set the course – Ensure timely execution of Expo Station, Opening and Closing according to company guidelines and possess complete knowledge and all food menus/recipes; develop/streamline restaurant processes with Executive Chef when necessary

  • Build the perfect oasis – Provide constructive performance feedback to kitchen teammates while practicing open, authentic dialogue with the restaurant team

  • Support your crew – Maintain appropriate staff levels based on projected sales and business needs in partnership with the Executive Chef

  • Proactive in Paradise – Assist Executive Chef with daily, weekly, and monthly specials and menu development

ESSENTIALS FOR LIFE IN PARADISE

  • You have 3+ years of high volume culinary/hospitality experience

  • You have 1+ years of high volume kitchen leadership experience

  • You have a current food handler’s card and other certification as required by federal/state/local law

  • You have strong knowledge of food/restaurant service skills - all phases of food production and service, including storage and rotation, food preparation, recipe adherence, plate presentation, and service and production time standards

  • You have strong verbal and written communications skills and is able to communicate operational information - proven track record of increasing experience and responsibility

  • You are comfortable using a computer, navigating Windows and Microsoft Office, Point of Sale System and Outlook Email

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary Arts, Hospitality, or similar preferred

  • Willingness to perform other duties as required that are necessary to support the business

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Lift and/or move up to approximately 50 pounds frequently

  • Bending/stooping/kneeling required – frequently

  • Routine standing for duration of shift

  • Maneuvering the following types of equipment or machinery:

  • Hand cart, blenders, knives, slices, wine keys and other tools listed in training manual

  • Scheduled shifts determined by business needs

Mahalo (thank you) for your interest in Tommy Bahama!

Tommy Bahama participates in E-Verify. Details in English and Spanish (http://www.tommybahama.com/content/dam/tommy/Career%20pages/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf) . Right to Work Statement in English (http://www.tommybahama.com/content/dam/tommy/Career%20pages/WebBPPOSTERRtoWEnglishversion.pdf) and Spanish (http://www.tommybahama.com/content/dam/tommy/Career%20pages/WebBPPOSTERRtoWSpanishversion.pdf) .

Aloha!

At Tommy Bahama, paradise is our business. Focused on exceptional guest service, upscale products and delicious food and drinks, our tropically inspired lifestyle inspires the world to relax. Maintaining our unique point of view requires a diverse team that includes apparel designers, eCommerce and technology experts, manufacturing and operations, and, of course, retail and hospitality professionals. There are countless opportunities to contribute to our continued success — if you'd like to help us "Live the Island Life," we'd like to hear from you.

Tommy Bahama is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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