SOUS CHEF @ Human Good Terraces at Los Altos

We have an opening for a SOUS CHEF position.
Location: 373 Pine Lane. Los Altos, CA 94022. Note: online applications accepted only.
Schedule: Schedule varies; includes weekends and holidays.
Requirement: Beautiful, high-end retirement community in Silicon Valley. Residential, Assisted, Skilled & Memory Care venues. Restaurant-style main dining room plus bistro. Events and catering. Will oversee roughly 5-6 kitchen staff per shift.
Senior living, private club, high-end restaurant, or hotel experience is preferred. 3+ years of cook experience is required. Bilingual is a plus!
If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.
Working for Morrison Community Living is more than a job - it's a calling. We are the leading provider of dining, nutrition, wellness and community services to America's senior living communities. From our sustainable food practices and innovative culinary programs - to housekeeping, plant operations and landscaping, we enrich the lives of seniors every day. To do that, we need the best and brightest to work with us. We're seeking talented people who have a passion for seniors. We're making a difference every day. Are you ready to join us?
Full time associates at Morrison Community Living are offered many fantastic benefits such as:
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
Commuter Benefits
Wellness Program
Employee Assistance Program
Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Discount Marketplace
And other voluntary benefits
Job Summary
Summary: As a Sous Chef I, you are responsible for assisting with the overall success of the food program and overseeing culinary functions. The position entails assisting in all phases of planning, ordering, inventory, and food preparation. This includes adhering to the client's culture and guidelines, the Health Department's regulations, and the company's standards and expectations of food quality, freshness and presentation. The Sous Chef I also motivates, trains, develops, and directs the back of house associates preparing and cooking foods to accomplish the objectives of the operation to the satisfaction of the customers, clients, and management.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists in coordinating and participating in the preparation and cooking of various food items.
Assists with planning and creating menus.
Rolls out new culinary programs in conjunction with the marketing and culinary team.
Assists with managing cost controls and controlling expenditure.
Performs other duties as assigned.
5 years of related culinary experience including 1 year at the management level.
Experience in restaurants, hotels, corporate dining, education, military, health care, and/or related food service operations.
Knowledge of food and industry trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, safety, food cost controls, and presentation.
Ability to set up and distribute production sheets.
Supervisory, leadership, training, management, and coaching skills.
ServSafe or Department of Health Certification is preferred.
Computer skills and knowledge of MS Office products including Excel.
Associate's degree in Culinary Arts is preferred.
About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry
Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, 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: Co

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