Sous Chef – Culinary Manager

Job ID: 536560
Categories: Food & Beverage,
Location: Orlando, FL

JOB SUMMARY: The Sous Chef directly supervises the overall back of house/kitchen areas in a high volume, designated restaurant.


  • Supervises and assists in preparation and presentation of all food items.  Ensures food is fresh and prepared in a timely fashion.
  • Schedules employees and production of food items according to the projected attendance.
  • Responsible for ordering food materials and supplies in order to feed the projected amount of guests per day. Ensures waste is at a minimum and food cost is met each month.
  • Trains staff in production and presentation of products. Maintains recipe books and training logs.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.  Places work orders to have defective equipment repaired.  Ensures floors are kept clean and dry.  Ensures the walls are cleaned regularly.  Responsible for working order and cleanliness of coolers.
  • Supervises: 20 to 65 direct, 15-90 indirect with 70% of time supervising.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Understand and actively participate in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: High School or GED required. 

EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years in a supervisory Chef position required or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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