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We have an amazing opportunity for talented Executive Chef in New York City!

The Collective Kitchen NYC is looking for a Sous Chef- Commissary to join our culinary team at our Commissary in Long Island City, New York.

Job Summary:

As a Sous Chef at Nourish NY, you will be an integral part of our dynamic culinary team, reporting directly to the Sous Chef. Your role will involve supporting menu research and development initiatives, assisting in team leadership, and contributing to the overall culinary excellence of our establishment. We are seeking a detail-oriented and creative individual with a passion for culinary innovation and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced kitchen environment under the guidance of our experienced leadership.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Executive Sous Chef to plan hot line production.
  • Develop daily prep lists and assign tasks to the team, ensuring completion.
  • Manage the team hands-on to produce high-quality daily dining menus and meet production deadlines.
  • Ensure compliance with allergen management, temperature control, and cleaning recordkeeping for daily dining and other food production.
  • Support the Executive Sous Chef in conducting daily huddles with the team, stepping in to lead when necessary.
  • Manage food cost, controls, and compliance with Sodexo Policy.
  • Implement HACCP and Food Safety protocols to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Lead and manage the hot line team in daily food production, including menu planning and execution.
  • Assist the Executive Sous Chef in planning food orders, production schedules, and pack out.
  • Provide support to the hospitality chef for off-premises events as needed.
  • Conduct staff appraisals and provide counseling as required for direct reports.
  • Ensure compliance with H&S initiatives and oversee kitchen cleaning activities according to Sodexo policy.
  • Carry out any other relevant duties as required by the business.

The Ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in high volume culinary production, ideally in a similar role at an up-scale commissary environment (2,000-5,000 meals per day)
  • Experience preparing authentic global cuisine at high volume.
  • Ability to communicate skills and present complicated culinary processes to senior leadership and frontline workers.
  • Strong time management skills and flexibility.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • In-depth knowledge of food safety regulations and compliance
  • Excellent organizational and administrative abilities
  • Effective Communication and collaboration skills

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent, and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring, and career growth opportunities. Sodexo is the North American leader in Quality of Life Services. More than 120,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions.


What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience – 1 year work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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