Career Opportunities

Sous Chef

    • Job Tracking ID: 512450-608749
    • Job Location: Wayzata, MN
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Date Updated: February 13, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

The Hotel Landing and ninetwentyfive Restaurant, is actively searching for a creative, innovative, and motivated Sous Chef.

Located in the heart of downtown Wayzata on the shore of Lake Minnetonka, Wayzata is becoming a trendy food scene for this small town community with a highly seasonal influx of tourists and only 15 minutes from Minneapolis.

Managed by Hay Creek Hotels, this luxury 92 guest room & suites boutique hotel, includes an upscale 2 level restaurant/bar, seasonal patio, state of the art meeting facilities, ballroom and spa.

Job Summary

  • Assist Chef De'Cuisine in the management of all culinary staff to include but not limited to; weekly scheduling, hiring, discipline/coach and counseling, performance evaluations and all training necessary to ensure smooth operation of the culinary department
  • Work closely with the Executive Chef to ensure that all items needed are in stock. Maintain daily pars and place inventory orders as needed.
  • Regularly make table visits to ensure guest satisfaction
  • Practice and enforce proper food storage safety, allergy awareness, food storage safety, compliance with health department code, and all other safety and security policies and procedures.
  • Oversee all work stations, often assisting in completing daily prep and working on each station
  • Enforce quality control of food at all times. Coordinate with the Executive Chef on proper food preparation, execution, and plate presentation.
  • Actively train culinary employees
  • Assist Executive Chef in the control of labor management via strategic scheduling, overtime monitoring, and making daily staffing decisions.
  • In addition to the regular execution of restaurant operations, also assist in the execution of special events, private parties, and banquets.
  • Assist in the development of daily specials, special menus for promotions and holidays, quarterly menu changes, and other specialty menu items.
  • Actively communicate with chef on all operational needs, guest complaints, recommendations, employee issues, etc.
  • Regularly work as a culinary team member, such as working grill station or saute station 4-5 shifts per week.
  • Flexibility to work nights or mornings, weekends, holidays, and busy seasonal days (i.e. town festivals).

Hay Creek offers an extensive benefit and incentive package, including;

  • Insurance Benefit package, to include Company-funded Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Accident, and Critical Illness
  • Competitive Salary/Wages
  • Competitive Paid Time Off Structure including Vacation, Sick, Holiday Pay, Jury Duty Leave, and Bereavement Leave
  • Standard Annual Performance/Salary Reviews
  • Merit and Cost of Living Adjustments
  • Complimentary Meals Daily
  • Complimentary underground, heated Parking
  • Employee and Friends & Family Lodging Discounts as low as fourty-nine dollars per night at all HCH Properties
  • Discounts at specific property partners (NEIRA, Historic Hotels of America)
  • 50% Discount when Dining at any HCH Property
  • Industry Discounts through Working Advantage (Entertainment Tickets, Hotels, Rental Cars, Outdoor Activities, Restaurants, etc.)
  • Discounts at each of our Spas, Golf Courses, Fitness rooms/programs and other featured amenities
  • Supportive, open-door policy work environment
  • Work Culture that is fun, energetic and motivating
  • Employee Recognition Program - 'Delight and Surprise Dollars'
  • Accelerated Career Advancement to include professional enrichment, conferences & classes, and manager in training programs.

Experience and Skills:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 2-3 years of recent Line Cook experience in a high volume, full service restaurant
  • Previous staff management experience preferred
  • Experience in Banquet/Event execution preferred
  • Creative, innovative, and inspired to develop new and intriguing menu items designed for appropriate clientele
  • Demonstrate a positive, upbeat and customer-focused attitude
  • Experience in inventory control and cost management preferred

Hay Creek Hotels ensures all candidates are able to apply for employment. If you require a reasonable accommodation or assistance in completing an online application, please contact the local Human Resource office at the hotel in which you are applying.