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SOUS CHEF- HWOOD GROUP

Hwood Group West Hollywood, CA
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Meal Plan / Free Food, Employee Discounts
  • Employer Fairly Likely to Respond

SOUS CHEF POSITION OVERVIEW:

Sous Chef's for the Hwood group are able to work in various restaurants with different cusines and service styles. Our venues range from Hotels, Fine Dining, Dinner only restaurants, to Fast Casual Concepts. All of our venues are within 2 miles of eachother. 

Our menus are inspired by fresh, seasonal, farmer's market ingredients with daily specials and seasonally changing menus and an emphasis on quality service. The chef will have creative contribution in the form of specials and seasonal menu changes. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for the culinary staff and ensuring that each staff member adheres to all safety, security and health regulations
  • Oversee the staff - maintain absolute cleanliness and provide exceptional face to face interactions with all clients
  • Plan and delegate food preparation and culinary activities, while always supervising the kitchen staff's activities 
  • Modify menus or create new dishes that meet quality standards, as well as, give prepared plates the final touch
  • Working knowledge of food cost and all kitchen equipment
  • Candidates should be able to communicate effectively, motivate and train staff and work well under pressure during demanding periods
  • Responsibilities include: overseeing prep, prep lists/templates, inventory, schedule, catering, ordering for kitchen, as well as, dry goods from multiple vendors, setting the line for service and overseeing flow. 

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience working in all-scratch kitchens and in notable chef-driven restaurants utilizing the best possible ingredients. Having worked in restaurants with strong systems is a plus. 
  • Pleasant, polite manner and a neat and clean appearance
  • Solid management experience with the ability to oversee, mentor and manage a large team
  • Leadership and development of current kitchen staff management as well as junior members to help with restaurant's growth
  • Must be able to handle the pressures of finding appropriate solutions to restaurant problems
  • Candidates should be able to communicate effectively, motivate and train staff and work well under pressure during demanding periods
  • Must possess a valid drivers license
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Must agree to background and credit check
  • Most importantly, complete understanding of The h.wood Group company policies and procedures

The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential job functions being performed. They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications. 

About The h.wood Group

The h.wood Group is a Los Angeles based lifestyle company, which includes an upscale nightlife and restaurant division, corporate branding, real-estate development and event production. The h.wood Group has vastly expanded their nightlife portfolio with Bootsy Bellows, Bootsy Bellows Aspen, The Peppermint Club, SHOREbar, Poppy and restaurant concepts The Nice Guy, Delilah  Petite Taqueria, 40Love, SLAB BBQ, Mason (Chicago), Mason (Santa Monica), Mason (SF). Due to an extensive and influential network, we cater all venues to art, fashion and creative segments to provide a warm welcoming environment for patrons from all walks of life. In addition to leveraging a vast and influential network of relationships, our venues naturally become hubs for cross-marketing opportunities.

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