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Catering Sous Chef in Vienna, Va

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Catering Sous Chef

NOVA Parks Vienna, VA (Onsite) Full-Time
CB Est Salary: $16/Hour

The Catering Sous Chef is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of a high quality, upscale corporate, wedding and social event catering plan at designated facilities with a focus on ensuring profitability and consistent food preparation within catering operation.

Pay Rate: $16.00 per hour

Major Duties/Tasks:

  • Assist in the preparation and execution of high-quality food for a variety of special events.
  • Accurately carry out proposals for catering services.
  • Prepare food menu items for a combination of buffet, family style, and plated service.
  • Assist with on-site catering staff supervision during events.
  • Assist in the preparation of menu items for client tasting dates.
  • Assist in the scheduling of event staff.
  • Assist in maintaining the appearance and cleanliness of the kitchen area through a combination of daily and weekly cleaning schedules.
  • Adhere to procedures to reduce waste and spoilage.
  • May be required to meet with clients to determine specific catering needs.
  • Maintain inventory systems for food and equipment.
  • Assist in placing and receiving food, paper, chemical, and rental delivery orders.
  • Work with park staff to maintain site-specific catering and communication procedures.
  • Ensure that catered events operate in accordance with local health department standards.
  • Assist with tracking individual event revenues and expenses.
  • Adhere to all ABC regulations and inventory requirements.
  • Work with outside caterers when necessary.
  • Knowledge of emergency response procedures.
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned by Management Staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 year of age or older.
  • Ability to prepare and execute a high-end wedding menu.
  • Working knowledge of and experience in the operation of food service facilities to include knowledge of commercial cooking equipment.
  • Working knowledge of current sanitation standards and ability to adhere to these standards.
  • Strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks, including ability to lift 50lbs, stooping, and bending.
  • Working knowledge of computers.
  • Exhibit good communication and customer service skills.
  • Availability to work a variable work schedule, which may include early and late hours, and weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to perform a variety of duties including custodial and cleaning tasks.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain a driver’s license with a safe driving record.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain necessary licenses or certifications, including but not limited to ServSafe and TIPs Alcohol certifications.


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