Precinct Kitchen & Bar – Sous Chef

$1,000 Sign-On Bonus!!! Precinct Kitchen & Bar at Loews Boston Hotel is looking for a Sous Chef.

Housed in the stately limestone building that was once home to the city’s police headquarters, LOEWS BOSTON HOTEL offers an unforgettable blend of historic charm, sophistication and authentic New England style. Welcome to Boston’s Badge of Hospitality.

Job responsibilities:

  • Maintains restaurant kitchen staffing levels so as to provide for optimal performance of all duties
  • Administers and ensures adherence to departmental guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Responsible for smooth, efficient, cost effective operation of restaurant food production activities, to include labor management, inventory control, use of product and adherence to all sanitation requirements
  • Supervises/performs kitchen opening and closing operations
  • Supervises/assists food handlers in the preparation and production of all hot and cold food items
  • Orders raw food ingredients necessary to prepare all items on the menu for area of responsibility
  • Ensures that all raw food ingredients are received and stored in the proper manner
  • Supervises all aspects of food preparation and production, ensures that standardized recipes, plating and presentation guides, portion control and garnish requirements are adhered to at all times
  • Organizes/assists food handlers in the performance of their duties as needed to ensure Loews standards for timely preparation/service of food cooked to order are met
  • Monitors all food preparation, production, holding and storage operations to ensure adherence to all Governmental Food Service Sanitation standards
  • Performs frequent inspections of all preparation and cooking equipment to ensure that they are kept clean, sanitary and in perfect operating order
  • Reports all equipment maintenance needs to Engineering
  • Interviews, selects, trains, appraises, coaches, counsels and disciplines departmental team members according to Loews Hotels standards
  • Follows New Hire Training and onboarding program in accordance with hotel policy
  • Reviews daily payroll report, controls daily labor costs by reducing staff as business activity diminishes
  • Attends required hotel meetings to keep abreast of in-house activities, special promotions and upcoming events, maintain communications with other departments within the hotel
  • Communicates daily with department team members to obtain/provide current information regarding daily activities/functions and upcoming events


  • Promotes and applies teamwork skills at all times
  • Notifies appropriate individual promptly and fully of problems and/or unusual matters of significance
  • Is polite, friendly, and helpful to guests, management and fellow employees
  • Executes emergency procedures in accordance with hotel standards
  • Complies with required safety regulations and procedures
  • Attends appropriate hotel meetings and training sessions
  • Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area
  • Complies with hotel standards, policies and rules
  • Recycles whenever possible
  • Remains current with hotel information and changes
  • Complies with hotel uniform and grooming standards


  • ACF certification as “Sous Chef” or culinary degree from recognized culinary institute and equivalent experience
  • Three to five years’ experience in quantity food production, in an upscale hotel or freestanding restaurant
  • One plus years Supervisory experience in quantity food production, in an upscale hotel or freestanding restaurant
  • Excellent culinary skills and knowledge of food productions techniques
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of kitchen equipment use and operation
  • Ability to bend, stoop, stand, lift 35 pounds and push carts weighing up to 200 pounds
  • Outstanding leadership, management, organizational, and communication skills
  • Ability to speak, read and write English
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays

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