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Sous Chef

Hornblower Cruises & Events San Francisco, CA
  • Expired: March 09, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Sous Chef Do you share Hornblower's passion for providing amazing experiences? If you're an enthusiastic team player who thrives in an environment where communication, creativity, and cooperation are encouraged, this may just be the opportunity for you. As we say at Hornblower, why work when you can cruise?

An experienced sous chef is needed to join Hornblower Cruises & Events to prepare recipes and menus using a variety of culinary techniques for our dining cruises and special event charters. Along with hands-on food preparation, the sous chef will also hold responsibility for managing, mentoring, and motivating the rest of the kitchen team, managing food costs, and maintaining inventory control. The sous chef will work with the Executive Chef and Chef de Cuisine to ensure consistent food production and quality is met on all events.

The sous chef will spearhead the galley team and foster a sense of teamwork on each cruise, making the event happen from prep to plating. This is a full-time salaried role including benefits. The office is located in Pier 3 along San Francisco's scenic waterfront.

Position specific responsibilities: Preparing a variety of standard dining cruise meals as well as charter-specific changing menus, adhering to excellent quality standards, from both a taste and quality perspective Check in daily food deliveries and keep inventory organized Maintain food quality and consistency as outlined by Executive Chef Manage and train the daytime prep staff of 5-15 cooks Maintain all health & safety protocol as it pertains to local and state standards Conduct food and supply inventories and maintain in Excel spreadsheet Preparing a variety of standard dining cruise meals as well as charter-specific changing menus, adhering to excellent quality standards, from both a taste and quality perspective Check in daily food deliveries and keep inventory organized Maintain food quality and consistency as outlined by Executive Chef Manage and train the daytime prep staff of 5-15 cooks Maintain all health & safety protocol as it pertains to local and state standards Conduct food and supply inventories and maintain in Excel spreadsheet Desired background: Friendly leadership style with the ability to mentor and manage a diverse team 5 years' experience in a high volume restaurant, catering, or hotel kitchen with at least 2 years' managerial experience Food Handlers Certificate & Serve Safe Certificate, able to qualify for a TWIC certification Must have a passion for food and enjoy staying current with food trends Microsoft Office proficiency Degree/training in food services desired Friendly leadership style with the ability to mentor and manage a diverse team 5 years' experience in a high volume restaurant, catering, or hotel kitchen with at least 2 years' managerial experience Food Handlers Certificate & Serve Safe Certificate, able to qualify for a TWIC certification Must have a passion for food and enjoy staying current with food trends Microsoft Office proficiency Degree/training in food services desired Hornblower Cruises & Events has been the leading yacht and public dining cruise company in the United States for more than 38 years. Companies under the Hornblower umbrella include Alcatraz Cruises, Hornblower Classic Cable Cars, Statue Cruises, Niagara Cruises and NYC Ferry, operated by Hornblower. Hornblower is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Additionally, Hornblower participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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