Barcelona Wine Bar – Sous Chef

Working directly under the Executive Chef, the Sous Chef is responsible for planning and directing food preparation in the kitchen. He/she supervises other kitchen staff, keeps abreast of any problems that arise in the kitchen and seizes control of a situation at a moment’s notice. The Sous Chef makes sure that food quality and presentation are of the highest standards from kitchen to the table.

Responsibilities:

  • Commit to passionately, intensely, uncompromisingly humble hospitality and high-quality guest experience
  • Work with the executive chef to produce diversified menu items in accordance with the restaurant’s policy and vision
  • Monitor the hygiene and food safety standards of all stages of food preparation, starting with the ingredients and ending with the finished dish which leaves the kitchen
  • Handle volume and stress with poise and finesse
  • Organize and manage the expo process in the kitchen
  • Uphold the standard of high-quality food above all else
  • Understand that simple, rustic, authentic food takes as much – if not more – talent as dainty colors pooled in the middle of a big with plate

Skills:

  • Share the passion for food, wine and the guest experience
  • Ability to maintain a close relationship with the people that grow, forage, fish and fabricate our ingredients, making sure their standards are as high as ours
  • Excellent time manageability skills
  • Active listening and learning skills
  • Ability to teach techniques and strategies to those under you
  • Basic computer skills for menu building

Working Conditions

  • Be able to withstand the pressure and strain of working in close quarters
  • Hours may vary if Chef must fill in for his/her colleagues or if emergencies arise
  • Position requires prolonged standing, bending, stooping, twisting, lifting products and supplies weighing 45 pounds, and repetitive hand and wrist motion
  • Work with hot, cold, and hazardous equipment

Education/Experience:
1-3 years of high volume kitchen experience as a Sous Chef or Kitchen Manager

To apply, please send your resume to the email provided below.

Employment Type(s): Full-time
Base Pay: $70,000/year

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How to apply

Contact: Rob Atkinson
Email: ratkinson@barcelonawinebar.com

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