Sous Chef
Hunter Inn
Hunter, NY US
Posted ago
Hunter Inn
Are you a dynamic and energetic culinary professional capable of leading a team and providing our guests with an exceptional dining experience? Our popular restaurant seeks a skilled executive chef who can create innovative menus and dishes, supervise all food leaving the kitchen, and ensure health and safety requirements are followed. Our ideal candidate is not only responsible for the food but is a creative leader capable of hiring and developing exceptional culinary talent to provide diners with the highest levels of quality. Experience as an executive chef or a high-performing sous chef is required. Apply now if you're ready to bring your passion for food to our fantastic team!
Responsibilities
  • Make decisions for daily culinary operations, including exceeding guest expectations and increasing revenue and profit
  • Set and monitor performance criteria for team members, as well as provide advice and direction to support and maintain an efficient kitchen
  • Coordinate all kitchen food preparation, including processes, portioning, garnishing, and ensure that all meals and dishes are presented elegantly
  • Combine diverse ingredients in a unique way to create new and distinctive menu items and specials
  • Teach recruits and hire staff that suit the business culture to provide a welcoming atmosphere for kitchen employees

  • Oversee planning and preparation of food products according to department requirements and standards created
  • Manage inventory / recommend ordering to achieve business needs within the department budget
  • Perform an inventory of all food, beverage, and other supplies based pars with established vendors; submit an order to GM for approval and submission
  • Clean and organize the kitchen area including refrigeration units, freezers, storage areas, and cooking lines
  • Promote positive morale and environment through mentoring, counseling, and leadership

Qualifications
  • Display excellent communication and interpersonal skills with guests and coworkers
  • This role requires experience building, motivating, and leading a team
  • Understanding and compliance with kitchen sanitation, safety and equipment usage, and food storage
  • Must have 7-8 years of culinary experience for this role
  • Educational requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent GED certificate

  • Strong culinary skills with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Expertise with food handling, safety, and other restaurant guidelines
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends
  • Maintain all relevant certifications, including but not limited to ServSafe, Tips, and any NY State requirements

Compensation
$23 - $25 hourly
About Hunter Inn

A seventies-inspired ski lodge with year-round appeal, The Hunter takes cues from classic American materials like textured wood and stone, infused with cozy, rustic decor, large windows, and plenty of spots to gather around the fire—and a downstairs game room designed for making memories you’ll come back to recreate over and over again.

Double queen and king rooms are your haven for an intimate weekend getaway—or invite a group and book one of our loft suites. Need even more space? Book one of our adjoining two-bedroom chalets or loft suites, which include a private deck, full kitchen, and living room. No matter who you’re escaping with, we offer flexible room options for the whole crew.

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