Sous Chef

John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts Branson, MO
About Us

With 35 owned properties, comprised of more than 8,400 guest rooms and 1.7 million square feet of banquet space, our properties and brands represent some of the finest facilities in the industry and a competitive edge for John Q. Hammons Hotels and Resorts!

Mr. Hammons built properties that provide an exceptional guest experience. Our vision is to ensure we live up to Mr. Hammons standards of excellence by providing exceptional award winning facilities for each guest!

Position Description

Job Purpose:

To supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and other workers engaged in preparing and cooking food stuffs.

Job Responsibilities:

* Observe workers engaged in preparing, portioning, and garnishing foods to ensure that methods of cooking and garnishing and sizes of portions are as prescribed.

* Give instructions to cooking personnel on fine points of cooking.

* Cook and carve meats, and prepares dishes, such as sauces, during rush periods and for banquets and other social functions.

* Assume responsibility for kitchen in absence of Chef.

* Must be able to prep food products, using standardized food preparation techniques.

* Must be able to visibly recognize condition of food, and cooking temperatures.

* Other duties as assigned.

Job Skills:

* Skillfully use kitchen tools, machines, or equipment needed in food preparation.

* Read recipes for the items to be prepared, and be able to visualize the finished products.

* Measure, cut, or otherwise work on materials or objects with great precision.

* Use arithmetic to figure amounts of product/materials needed, quantities needed and cost of products/materials.

Job Qualifications:

Education -

* ACF Certification, Culinary Arts degree, apprenticeship and/or AOS Degree.

Experience -

* Minimum two (2) years kitchen supervisory experience with three (3) years kitchen operations experience including at least one (1) year in a lead cook position, and one (1) year in a steward position; OR, an equivalent level of education and experience.

Benefits and EEO

Full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

* Paid Time Off

* Medical Insurance

* Dental Insurance

* Vision Insurance

* Short-term and long-term disability

* Company paid life with employee paid supplemental options

* Matching 401-k with immediate vesting for eligible participating associates

* Company Hotel Travel Discounts

John Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action EmployerMinorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans Click here to view EEO is the Law

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