The Catering Sous Chef is responsible for assisting the catering chef with all catering, including coordinating and overseeing food production and catered events when necessary. The ideal candidate will need to use sanitation knowledge to handle food and clean the kitchen properly. The Catering Sous Chef researches and develops new recipes, and advises the catering chef on logistical, procedural, and staffing issues, helping to implement departmental changes.
Production and fabrication of food for catered events including butchery, grilling, sautéing, sauce & soup making, salad and cold food preparation, artistic tray production, and plate presentation design.
Execution of events, assisting the catering chefs with on-site catered events, plating all courses, working action stations for buffets and ensuring proper storage of food.
Keeping the kitchen clean and sanitized through daily cleaning, power washing the floors, and deep cleaning the hoods, ovens, stoves, grill, refrigerators and hot boxes.
Menu research & development including identifying current market trends, researching current cuisine and developing new recipes.
HS diploma or GED is required. Three year's of experience. Volume cooking, fine dining, banquet and catering experience is preferred. Must be knowledgeable in all areas of the kitchen including: volume cooking, baking, grilling, sautéing, soup & sauces, knife skills, safety & sanitation, banquets, ect. Must be able to read and follow a recipe properly. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Must be able to stand on their feet for long periods of time. Must be able to work quickly, efficiently and neatly, and be able to monitor more than one thing at a time.
If interested, please submit a resume online at https://employment.davidson.edu along with an application. Review of applications will begin immediately.
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