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Main Kitchen Sous Chef

Main Kitchen Sous Chef

Hire Type 
Regular Full-Time
Minimum Age (Years) 
21 or Above
# of Openings Remaining 

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Responsible for providing “Four Diamond / Luxury” Guest Service to all Guests.  The Sous Chef performs responsibilities in accordance with all company standards, policies, and procedures.  

Essential Functions

Applicant must have the ability to operate kitchen equipment.   In addition, position requires reading and math skill for recipes and measurements.  Ability to read, write speak and understand Basic English in order to read recipes and communicate with other Team Members.  Always conduct self in a manner that reflects a positive professional image. Actively participates with staff to cook, prepare, dish-up and assemble all outlet food stations.  Also, adheres to control procedure for food costs and quality. The Sous Chef prepares all food items according to standard recipes and menu to ensure consistency of product to the Guest.  The Sous Chef prepares “mise en place” items for preparations to coincide with menus and completes other duties as assigned.  Supervises, coordinates, and directs activities of cooks and other kitchen personnel engaged in preparing and cooking foods during assigned shift.  Also engages in the preparation on cooking of food items.  Has authority to hire, transfer, suspend, promote, discharge, assign, or reward other Team Members subordinate to their position, under consultation with the Room Chef or higher.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Responsible for practicing, supporting, and promoting Thunder Valley Casino’s “Winning Attitude” Company-wide culture and demonstrating Thunder Valley Casino’s 5-Star Service Standards at all times. 
  • Coordinates trains and oversees kitchen staff in meal production, preparation and presentation from kitchen to floor (including layout of buffets and cooking stations): with responsibility for maintaining quality and quantity control. 
  • Operates and oversees use of appliances including kitchen and other small kitchen appliances. Contacts appliance repair service with TVR engineering. 
  • Provides input and suggestions to menus. 
  • Maintains standards of sanitation, kitchen hygiene, and food service techniques and safety. Check the quality of raw and cooked food products to insure that standards are met. 
  • Instruct cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food. 
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation, cooking, and serving meats, sauces. Vegetables, soups, and other foods to ensure quality. Monitor team member’s worker performance. 
  • Requisition stock, materials, supplies or equipment. 
  • Cooks or otherwise prepares food according to recipes, when necessary. 
  • Display knowledge of all emergency procedures 
  • Possess or obtain a California Food Handler Card.

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