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Sous Chef

Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine, United States

The Sous Chef at Maine Beer Company is responsible for creating and maintaining a high quality food experience. Additionally, the Sous Chef is responsible for maintaining positive customer service, while also facilitating a professional and positive work environment. The Sous Chef reports directly to the Head Chef. Salary is based on experience. Maine Beer Company offers a benefits package including fully paid health insurance, 3 weeks paid vacation, 401k, profit sharing, dental insurance, vision insurance, disability and life insurance, and more!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Head Chef in food service and day-to-day operations
  • Maintain positive attitude and team morale
  • Create / oversee kitchen schedule
  • Work with Head Chef to develop and maintain menu
  • Complete the duties of a line cook when needed, and capable of working all kitchen positions
  • Ensure food is prepared and plated to Head Chef’s expectations
  • Order ingredients and supplies
  • Ensure kitchen is clean and organized
  • Monitor food cost and sales data
  • Ensure food is stored in compliance with health and safety regulations
  • Monitor time and attendance for food service staff
  • Assist with hiring and training kitchen staff
  • Facilitate positive customer service at all times
  • Establish and maintain kitchen SOPs
  • Maintain the appropriate kitchen licensing and follow state guidelines
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to MBC core values
  • Consistently hold the food service team accountable to MBC core values
  • 5+ years culinary experience
  • 2+ years managing experience
  • Pizza and wood-fired cooking experience is a plus
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced, high volume kitchen
  • ServSafe certification
  • Physical stamina to withstand a full shift on their feet
  • Good communication skills
  • Comfortable using a computer and operating standard office software

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