Compass Group, North America SOUS CHEF in Washington, District Of Columbia
SOUS CHEF 3/12/18District of Columbia-Washington/Metro, Virginia-Falls Church
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Morrison Healthcareis a leading national food and nutrition services company exclusively dedicated to serving more than 600 hospitals and healthcare systems. Morrison's hospital kitchens, restaurants, and cafés feature socially responsible practices and exceptional guest experiences. The company's comprehensive Mindful Choices® wellness and sustainability platform includes the latest in healthful eating and an understanding of behavioral change in food consumption. Morrison's alignment with Partnership for a Healthier America's (PHA) Hospital Healthy Food Initiative positively impacts up to 41 million patients and 500 million hospital meals annually. Morrison has been named one of Modern Healthcare's "Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare" for the past five years, and Training Magazine's Top 125 organizations for the past six consecutive years. The company is a division of Compass Group and has more than 1,200 registered dietitians, 300 executive chefs, and 17,000 professional food service team members.
This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial Culinary professional who is constantly seeking a better way to conduct business. This hands-on leadership position is directly responsible for the successful operation of the Culinary Department in an Acute Care Hospital. The Sous Chef will assist in supervising the preparation and cooking of various food items, developing daily menu items and their preparation and garnishment. You may be responsible for supervising hourly kitchen employees. You may assist with employee training and scheduling of hourly cooks and hourly staff. You may assist in monitoring payroll costs & overtime and will support the culinary direction of the Chef and adhere to all brand standards. May manage the department scheduling, discipline, and/or hiring. You may work with the Executive Chef or Chef in developing new menus and recipes and may be involved with ordering. The Sous Chef usually reports directly to the Executive Chef or Chef.
A.O.S. Degree in Culinary Arts or culinary certificate and required experience
Some progressive culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training
Catering experience a plus
High volume, complex foodservice operations experience - highly desirable
Institutional and batch cooking experiences helpful
Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
Must be experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet
Must be willing to participate in patient satisfaction programs/activities
ServSafe certified - highly desirable
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Career LevelMid Career (2+ Years Experience)SectorMorrison HealthcareAreas of InterestFoodservice - HealthcareEducationAssociate's Degree/2 Year CollegeLocaleDistrict of Columbia-Washington/Metro, Virginia-Falls ChurchPreferred LanguageEnglish