Job Purpose or Objective(s): The Sous Chef oversees the kitchen staff, managing the daily physical operations of the culinary department including inventory, schedules, and achieving budgeted food cost. You will report to the Chef de Cuisine.
You will maintain all recipes, flavor profiles, consistency in quality, appearance and production timeframes are followed for all menu/ food items being produced and that all food items needed for production are available to team members.
Responsible for food preparation, storage, and service delivery to guest.
You will establish, update, and ensure full compliance with departmental Internal Controls, procedures, and regulations.
Maintain a safe, sanitary, and organized work environment. Enforcing all hygiene & sanitation regulations.
You will manage the training of all new culinary associates and ensure all standards are followed and resolve conflict situations with associates, customers or in-house situations as they arise.
Have advanced skill level in hands-on training of staff, developing dishes with technique and skillset, or cooking food of a specialized cuisine.
You will monitor and work with Chef de cuisine to control all financial aspects of the kitchen operations of designated venue including food costs, labor cost, and other expenses.
Resolve conflict situations with associates, customers, or in-house situations as they arise.
You will evaluate team members and develop strategies to improve culinary standards.
Perform other duties as may be assigned.
High School Diploma or GED
Specialized culinary training
Food Safety Certification
Positively communicate and instruct team members
Knowledge of menu development techniques, recipe development, plating guides, and menu cards.
Proficient in the following cooking techniques: Char-Broiling, poaching, deep frying, pan-frying, sauté, roasting, griddling, and par-cooking
Basic math skills
Three (3) or more years in a upscale restaurant with Sous Chef/ Kitchen Management experience
About the Choctaw Nation
The Choctaw Nation is the third-largest Indian nation in the United States, with over 200,000 tribal members and more than 11,000 employees. The first tribe over the Trail of Tears, historic boundaries are in the southeast corner of Oklahoma. The Choctaw Nation's vision, "Living out the Chahta Spirit of faith, family and culture," is evident as it continues to focus on providing opportunities for growth and prosperity.
Free gym membership
Free access to employee health clinic
Free lunch for casino & resort associates
Earned wages access once per week
Paid vacation / sick time
Medical / Dental / Vision
401(K) with company match
College tuition reimbursement
Short-term disability, long-term disability, and family leave
Employee assistance program
Employee prescription program
CNO Paid Life Insurance
On Site Dental Clinics (Jet Dental)
On Site Mammogram Services
Free diabetes and hypertension monitoring benefit (Livongo)
Accolade- Concierge Benefits Program
Wellness Program that equals savings on health insurance cost (Virgin Pulse)
Maternity Care Program
(Benefits provided by the Choctaw Nation are based on employment classification)
CNO was selected as a winner in both HRDUS' and Forbes' 2022 "Employer of Choice" competitions:
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma received recognition as one of six Best Places to Work in the United States as selected by HRDUS
Choctaw Casinos & Resorts received recognition from Forbes as a Best Employer for Diversity in the Travel & Leisure category.
Forbes also recognized the Choctaw Casino and Resorts as one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates.
Job Identification: 3956
Job Category: Food and Beverage
Posting Date: 10/09/2023, 8:12 PM
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Variable