Sous Chef

Twisted Track Brewpub   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Food Service
Posted on November 21, 2022

Sous Chef 

Job Overview

Twisted Track Brewpub is a fast paced, growing business nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Roanoke, VA. We are looking to hire a Sous Chef to join our team. A successful Sous Chef is a strong communicator, organized and showcases in-depth knowledge of various cuisines, stations on the line, cooking styles, ingredients, equipment and processes. We are looking for creativity, strong leadership and management experience (preferred). If you are looking to share your passion for food by delivering an experience through the dishes you create, this will be a great opportunity for you. We are looking for a hard-working professional, and Twisted Track is an ideal place to continue a culinary career and grow with us into the Executive Chef position. 

Responsibilities for Sous Chef
•    Participate in all kitchen activities, including food preparation and production, measuring ingredients and food portions
•    Manage and train kitchen staff to adhere to set standards, procedures, department rules and sanitation requirements
•    Monitor holding and storage operations, stocking and food rotation, and guarantee food service sanitation standards are met
•    Work with management to create an efficient, cost-effective operation with profitability of food production as the goal
•    Constantly monitor and inspect all preparation and cooking equipment on a regular basis to ensure that they are kept clean, sanitary, and in perfect operating order
•    Guarantee that food products, presentation, and plating are of the highest quality, and are prepared to serve in a timely manner
•    Strive to adhere to the highest standards of food quality, preparation, recipes, and presentation.
•    Assume the role as Executive Chef in his or her absence
•    Open and close the kitchen, and other responsibilities assigned by Executive Chef as necessary
•    Work to maintain a teamwork attitude between the front and back of house staff through proper communication and delegation of tasks to ensure smooth service and kitchen operations

Qualifications for Sous Chef
•    High school or GED equivalent required, formal culinary training or associate degree in culinary arts preferred
•    Minimum 2-5 years cooking experience in a restaurant or hotel environment and experience in a culinary leadership role preferred. Must possess consistent and stabile work experience.
•    Ability to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and dining room employees, and guests.
•    Safe Food Handling Certification
•    Ability to stand for long periods of time, and working long hours in hot conditions
•    Must have experience calculating figures and amounts and performing mathematical functions to meet the business needs Purchasing and vendor relations preferred.
•    Knowledge and experience using knives and equipment, such as grills, ovens, steamers and warmers and smokers in food preparation.

Twisted Track Brewpub

523 Shenandoah Ave NW
Roanoke , VA