Compass Group, North America EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF - University of Wisconsin - Madison in Madison, Wisconsin
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The disruptor in defining the sports and entertainment hospitality experience, Levy is recognized as the market leader and most critically acclaimed hospitality company in its industry. Twice named one of the 10 most innovative companies in sports by Fast Company magazine and one of the top three Best Employers for Diversity in America by Forbes, Levy’s diverse portfolio includes award-winning restaurants; iconic sports and entertainment venues, zoos and cultural institutions, theaters, and convention centers; as well as the Super Bowl, Grammy Awards, US Open Tennis Tournament, Kentucky Derby, and NHL, MLB, NBA, NFL, and MLS All-Star Games.
As an Executive Sous Chef with Levy, it will be your primary responsibility to execute cuisine that exceeds guest expectations and provide strong leadership while delivering cost goals and living our Company vision and values. You will maintain recipes to meet core standards, ensure that all safety and sanitation standards are met, ensure show quality food and presentations are occurring in all areas, while continually gaining culinary expertise and food knowledge. The ideal candidate will be a creative problem-solver who brings passion, enthusiasm and fresh ideas with the ability to work independently and have the capacity to manage up and down.
Executes menus in accordance to brand standards
Maintains recipes to meet core standards
Ensures that team members consistently deliver heartfelt hospitality to every guest, every time
Ensures team members have the tools necessary to complete their jobs
Ensures show quality standards are maintained at all times
Regularly obtains feedback from clients and guests to improve operations
Supports and communicates Levy initiatives
Responds and assist in any departmental guest service issues
Holds team accountable to steps of service to deliver great guest service
Executes preventive maintenance schedule as set forth by Director of Operations
Conducts daily walkthroughs in culinary areas for each event
Continually gains culinary expertise
Practices proper product control and handling of all inventory and equipment
Achieves daily sales and assigned cost goals
Ensures that all security, safety, and sanitation standards are achieved
Employs good safety and sanitation practices
Forecasts and adequately schedules team members to meet operational needs and desired targets
Provides operational planning to ensure adequate products and equipment are ordered for anticipated business levels
Ensures team members adhere to Levy guidelines as stated in the team member training manual and employee handbook
Displays a positive attitude towards team members
Interviews, hires, trains, and develops team members according to Levy guidelines
Conducts regularly scheduled meetings to ensure lines of communication are open between management and team members
Promotes a cooperative work climate, maximizing productivity and morale
Uses all performance management tools to provide guidance and feedback to team members
Assists fellow team members when necessary
Mentors Sous Chefs to improve their skills and leadership abilities
Other duties and responsibilities, as needed
A culinary degree is preferred
Ability to taste and evaluate food and beverage products
Able to communicate effectively with the management team, guests, and team members
Team builder and ability to successfully manage and develop a team
Must be experienced with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Outlook, E-mail, and the Internet
Curious about Life at Levy? Check it out: Levy Culture (http://www.levyrestaurants.com/our-culture/)
Positions at this location may require a COVID-19 vaccination. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this account may be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.
Levy is a member of Compass Group USA. Compass Group/Levy is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass/Levy, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity.
*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)
At Levy, team = family. And we’ll always take care of family, learn more about Levy benefits offered.
Life Insurance/ AD
Flexible Time Off Plan
Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
Associate Shopping Program
Health and Wellness Programs
Identity Theft Protection
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)