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Sous Chef

Savory Hospitality
New York, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
About Savory
Savory is a full-service, boutique hospitality firm on a mission to elevate the corporate dining experience, making it fresher and more reliable with a focus on quality food experiences and hospitality excellence.

At Savory, we have a common thread that resonates through everything we do: PASSION! We are passionate about the creation of our menus, where our food comes from, and, most importantly, were passionate about our people and the hospitality we show to our clients, our vendors, and each other. Our rapid growth has prompted us to seek qualified individuals that will add a positive impact to our team and help shape the future of Savory.

About the role
We are seeking creative and experienced Sous Chefs to join the Savory team! Our ideal candidate will anticipate and address the needs of the company and our client partners with a focus on team management, quality control, presentation and plating, and delivering high-end final products. This role reports to and works closely with our Executive Chef to maintain Savorys standards of exceptional quality in our product and exemplify internal hospitality in their leadership skills.

Our ideal candidate has proven experience as a Sous Chef at a restaurant or with a catering group and will anticipate and address the needs of the company and our clientele with a heavy focus on hospitality, exceptional quality, service, health and safety standards, and team growth.

This role is a key addition to our growing team. Here are some examples of the primary responsibilities of our Sous Chefs:
  • Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities under the guidance of the Executive Chef
  • Produce menu items of exceptional quality
  • Maintain a high-volume production schedule by ensuring the operation is efficient, cost-effective, and profitable
  • Support in the preparation and design of all menus
  • Manage and train kitchen staff; support in establishing working schedules and assessing team performance
  • Assume the role of Executive Chef in their absence
  • Order supplies and complete monthly inventory
  • Resourcefully solve employee and guest issues, understanding when to escalate
  • Comply with and enforce all sanitation and safety regulations
  • Approve and manage time clocks
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with the culinary team, exemplifying hospitality both internally and externally

What were looking for
At Savory, our people are at the heart of everything we do. Were a tight-knit team of passionate, innovative culinarians who strive to live our values every day: authenticity, curiosity, collaboration, solutions, and community.

Your experience should show us the following:
  • 3+ years of experience as a sous chef, CDC, or high-level cook
  • Excellent record of kitchen management
  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures
  • Ability to identify and solve problems efficiently
  • Capability to delegate multiple tasks
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of current cooking trends and best practices
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Teams, Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Bilingual or professional proficiency in Spanish is a plus!

Job requirements
  • Capability to maintain a stationary position, often standing for prolonged periods in varying temperature conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs, ability to repeatedly lift up to 25lbs
  • DOH Food Handlers certificate preferred
  • Willingness and flexibility to work a daytime schedule Monday Friday and occasionally including nights, weekends, or holidays

In addition to a growth-focused, positive work environment, our talented team enjoys:
  • Competitive salary ($65,000.00 - $80,000.00) commensurate with experience
  • Company-sponsored medical plans, including health, dental, and vision insurance for all full-time employees
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401K matching program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and transit enrollment

Savory Hospitality


New York, NY
10018 USA