Hotel AKA Back Bay – Sous Chef

Housed in the stately limestone building that was once home to the city’s police headquarters, Hotel AKA Back Bay offers both indoor and outdoor space in an unforgettable blend of historic charm, sophistication and authentic New England style. Welcome to Boston’s Badge of Hospitality.

Hotel AKA Back Bay’s restaurant is an approachable kitchen and bar in a relaxed and comfortable setting in Back Bay. The menu focuses on seasonality and locality. The restaurant’s beverage program features a robust wine and beer selection and classic cocktails with elevated twists.

We are seeking a Sous Chef to join our outstanding team at an approachable kitchen and bar focused on classic Boston cuisine and located in the Hotel AKA Back Bay.

Our Team Members enjoy generous PTO; Health; Dental; Vision benefit plans and 401(k) with Company match. We recognize and promote top performers because we know that our success is due to your achievements.

Team Member Requirements

  • Participates in production of all food items necessary for operation.
  • Assist Executive Chef to plan and direct all functions of the Food & Beverage department to meet the daily needs of the operation and AKA Standards.
  • Monitors storage and rotation of food products; paying particular attention to proper labeling/dating. Assists Executive Chef to implement and monitor cost control and inventory of all kitchen outlets to achieve a profitable result.
  • Visually inspects, selects and uses only the freshest produce, meat, fish, and other ingredients in the preparation of food products, and adheres to sanitation and food handling expectations.
  • Assigns in detail, specific duties to all kitchen colleagues; monitors these tasks and colleague schedules, including developing new products for a la carte, catering, and team cafeteria menus on a rotating basis.
  • Responsible for scheduling and labor management for all kitchen team members.
  • Regularly review, evaluate, and respond to customer satisfaction and/or dissatisfaction of the individual outlets; recommend new operating standards to Executive Chef when applicable.
  • Train, supervise, develop, discipline, counsel and evaluate kitchen team members according to hotel and AKA Standards


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Min. 5 (five) years of kitchen experience and one 1 (one) years experience as a Sous Chef/Lead Chef in high volume, upscale Hotel or Restaurant environment
  • Thorough knowledge of food terminology, food service techniques and sanitation standards
  • Exceptional guest service skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, bend and lift trays weighing up to 35 pounds repetitively during entire shift
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays
  • AKA Hotels Hotel Residences is a part of Korman Communities, a family owned and operated company, we consider our Team Members the most important asset. With over 100 years of history and experience behind us we’re always looking for Team Members ready to join our family.

AKA Hotels provide short-stay accommodations with a high-quality, livable experience. Now for the first time, the friendly service and attention to detail travelers have come to expect from AKA Residences is available for nightly and weekly stays.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

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

Employment Type(s): Full-time
Base Pay: $75,000/year

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Contact: Andrew Gardner

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