State Park – Sous Chef

State Park is hiring a Sous Chef!

State Park is a restaurant disguised as a bar, the food is prepared with passion, creativity and commitment to quality. Our menu is influenced by fine dining, modern gastronomy, dive bars, classic techniques and nostalgic family dining. The drinks selection at State Park offers something for all, whether for cocktail enthusiasts, beer drinking shuffleboard players, or diners for a magnum of wine. State Park opened in December 2013 and is currently closed due to the pandemic.

We are looking for a passionate and experienced sous chef, looking to learn and grow. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, well organized and has a commitment to excellence. The Sous Chef assists with supervising and managing all aspects of the kitchen and production of all items, while keeping with our standards of food quality and restaurant cleanliness. Qualified candidates will have some experience with culinary management in a kitchen-driven or fine-dining environment. They will have a solid understanding of restaurant operations and service, cost control, and an ability to manage and inspire a team.

Benefits available to you include:

  • Vacation: 10 days of paid vacation in the first year. After each year, employees are eligible to accrue an additional 3 days a year, per year of service, based on yearly employee performance review. Employee reviews will be held within 30 days of employee hire date each year. Vacation day accruals will cap at 20 days per year.
  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Matched Simple IRA: A retirement plan to help you invest in your future – and you can take it with you when you leave. Any employee that has been with us for one year and has made at least $500 in that calendar year, is eligible to participate.
  • Health and Voluntary Vision, Dental, and Accident Insurance: Big Dipper Hospitality Group offers a Harvard Pilgrim HMO health insurance policy to all full-time (30+ hr/wk) employees, paying half of monthly premium. After 60 days of employment, you become eligible to enroll in health insurance, which will take effect on or before your 90th day of employment.
  • Perks at Work: An exclusive employee discount program for services and products. If you choose to enroll – you will receive access to hundreds of promotions as well as have the opportunity to opt in to weekly updates from Perks at Work via email
  • Discounts: Throughout the BDHG family of restaurants
  • Parking: Discounted rates at the One Kendall Square Garage
  • Discounted MBTA PERQ Pass
  • Discounted Gym Membership: Conveniently located on the One Kendall Square campus
  • Performance Evaluations: All employees will have performance evaluations to provide a stepping-stone for the employee and supervisor to: touch base about what’s going well and what needs improvement; clarify expectations and set goals; encourage career development. The schedule for these conversations relate to the start date of the employee and fits with our yearly activities.
  • Growth Opportunity: Available for motivated employees who take initiative and exhibit leadership qualities, as well as a willingness to grow and learn. As a growing company, we provide opportunities to those who want to seek a new challenge in a different role or location.

About Big Dipper Hospitality Group
We are committed to providing the best possible work environment and exemplary work practices for our employees. Daily, we work to nurture an inclusive workplace where all staff feel included, respected, and valued. We offer competitive wages as well as a meaningful benefits package, and we continue to make strides towards evolving our business practices to address some of the intrinsic injustices in the tipped model of the hospitality industry.

BDHG Is Proud To Be An Equal Opportunity Employer
It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees in regard to actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, ancestry, national origin, alienage, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other protected status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Commuter assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Physical Setting: Casual dining restaurant

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Evening shift
  • Every weekend

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees must wear masks during work

Ability to commute/relocate: Cambridge, MA 02139: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Culinary experience: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Cooking: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Employment Type(s): Full Time

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