SLS Las Vegas

  • Restaurants Sous Chef

    Posted Date 6 months ago(6/14/2018 11:19 AM)
    Job ID
    US-NV-Las Vegas
  • Job Description

    Are you motivated to Have Fun & Make Friends? We are, so if you want to feel excited on your way to work and can’t wait to be a part of Service Luxury Style this could be the job for you


    This position is responsible for overseeing the culinary operations of SLS using current culinary concepts, practices, and procedures.   The ideal candidate will be extremely creative with strong service skills and a demonstrated ability to energize a diverse team of culinary professionals. 

    Job Focus

    Focus is on, but not limited to the following:

    • Has a passion for the craft and everything in the industry!
    • Must love and support their TEAM!
    • Must love and take care of guests!
    • Must say “yes” and “thank you” often!
    • Must be excited about change and an evolving environment
    • Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related systems
    • Current with culinary concepts, practices and procedures
    • Ability to estimate food consumption and requisition or purchase food
    • Will select and develop recipes; standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality and establish presentation technique and quality standards
    • Supervises and carries out the correct procedure of preparation, presentation and portion control for all raw and cooked foods in accordance with the menu with adequate pars required for efficient service
    • Supervises all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product is produced- daily line checks and quality control
    • Works with the Executive Chef to establish result oriented objectives for the kitchen as well as personal objectives in regards to professional development
    • Ensures the profitability and successful operation of the kitchen
    • Controls direct labor costs associated with the kitchen staff-creates weekly schedules, ensuring productivity levels are maximized through the effective utilization of all colleagues and providing hands-on support as required
    • Plan and price menus
    • Ensure proper equipment operation and maintenance
    • Ensure proper safety and sanitation in kitchen
    • Must be able to prepare selected items or for selected occasions
    • Develop recipes and portion specifications in accordance with consumer tastes, nutritional needs, product specifications, ease of preparation and established procedures and budgetary constraints

    Desired Qualifications

    • Has five to seven (5-7) years of experience in a supervisory role in a restaurant kitchen; Sous Chef preferred
    • Must be at least 21 years of age or older
    • Experience with Culinary Unions and Collective Bargaining Agreements preferred
    • Must be able to obtain all work cards
    • Must have strong leadership skills and the ability to mentor and energize a diverse team of culinary professionals
    • Must have excellent organizational skills, ability to function under time constraints, expedite and meet deadlines with attention to detail
    • Must be able to work in a fast- paced, customer service driven environment
    • Current experience in the hospitality industry in a kitchen 
    • Active in furthering of his/her own culinary development
    • Supports an environment of colleague growth and development
    • Clear concise written and verbal communication skills
    • Culinary degree preferred


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