Job ID: 8365889
Executive Sous Chef
White Horse Village (WHV), a premier continuing care retirement community in Delaware County, PA has an Executive Sous Chef position open. This is an exciting position that requires outstanding front and back of the house skills. The job description includes: responsible for the successful culinary production operation under the direction of the Executive Chef. Duties include: the food production of resident meals, inventory, ordering/purchasing, food cost controls, guest/employee retail operations and catering functions. Adheres to HACCP guidelines to ensure efficient, safe and sanitary food production, preparation and presentation. Additional duties may include: menu development, training, sanitation, and personnel management to include hiring, firing, coaching and developing. Skills to succeed: intro. Supervisory, leadership, management and coaching skills, good communication skills both written and verbal, ability communicate on various levels to include management, residents and team members, understanding of financial, budgetary, and food control practices a plus, computer skills to include: Microsoft office programs, e-mail and the internet; ability to multi-task as well as stay on task and concentrate with constant interruptions and knowledge of diet principles and safe and sanitary food handling principles. Required: A.O.S. Degree in Culinary Arts or culinary certificate and three (3) years of culinary experience preferred, three (3) years of culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training, knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls and presentation; batch cooking or high volume cooking experience preferred, experience with food production for large catering or banquet functions; ServSafe certified and must be able to pass criminal background check.
WHV offers fine dining to all areas of our community. WHV is looking for staff to be able to carry out this mission. Your growth doesn’t stop when you begin your career here. It is just starting. We offer competitive salary and great benefits. The work environment is excellent. The position could really enhance your career. If you match our criteria and you are looking to develop into the best you can be, contact WHV, c/o Human Resources Department, 535 Gradyville Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073 or fax: 610/558-5001.