Sous Chef

The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando
Winter Garden, FL

Posted December 1, 2022

Sous Chef

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Join Spire Hospitality in helping create unforgettable guest experiences.

We’re redefining hospitality with a focus on People,Passion, and Purpose. Join Us.

At SPIRE, we recognize that creating memorable guest experiences and delivering best-in-class performance for our investment partners begins with the team we have in place.

We know that every member of our team is vital to our ongoing success and has played an important role in achieving the industry-leading results we are known for today. Because we wholeheartedly believe that as a collaborative, focused, productive, and diverse team we go further, we always put people first.

When you join SPIRE, we ensure that you receive the support, tools, and opportunities you need to grow as an individual, and to excel in your hospitality career.

Job Overview

Train, supervise and work with all Chefs' staff in order to prepare, cook and present food according to hotel standard recipes in order to create quality food products.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Assigns, in detail, specific duties to all employees regarding efficient operation of kitchen.

  • Select, train and supervise kitchen staff in the proper preparation of menu items.

  • Schedule culinary staff so that proper coverage is maintained while keeping payroll costs in line.

  • Ensure proper receipt, storage (including temperature-setting) and rotation of food products so as to comply with Health Department regulations.

  • Adhere to control procedures for cost and quality.

  • Supervise daily cleaning of walk-in and reach-in boxes for safety reasons.

  • Maintain vacation schedule for proper staffing.

  • Report any equipment in need of repair to Chef or Engineering, for service.

  • Performs other duties as requested, such as VIP parties and staff meetings.

Specific Job Knowledge And Skills

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Thorough knowledge of food products, standard recipes and proper preparations.

  • Ability to read, write and speak English to comprehend and communicate job functions.

  • Finger/hand dexterity in order to operate food machinery.

  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of lbs. on a continuous basis.

  • Report any equipment in need of repair to Chef or Engineering, for service.

  • Performs other duties as requested, such as VIP parties and staff meetings.

Other Expectations

  • Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.

  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. This includes nights, weekends and/or holidays.

  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific standards available).

  • Employee is always required to take on the responsibility and wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as determined by position and duties.

  • Complies with health and safety rules, regulations and procedures to maintain a safe environment.

Physical Demands

Finger/hand dexterity in order to operate food machinery.

Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 200 lbs. on a continuous basis.

Environmental Conditions

Inside: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. A job is considered “inside” if the worker spends approximately 75 percent or more of the time inside. Hazards: May include, but may not be limited to, cuts from broken glass or kitchen equipment, burns, slipping, tripping.

Qualifications

Education

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or any other combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge of skills and abilities.

Licenses Or Certificates

Food handler certification and any additional state or federal certification requirements. Current CPR certification preferred.

Grooming:

All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific standards available).

Other:

Additional language ability preferred.

Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive full-time benefits package consisting of medical, dental, vision, pet discount program, identity theft protection, pre-paid legal support, flexible spending accounts, matched 401K, life, critical accident or illness, short- & long-term disability, paid time off, wellness programs, wonderful hotel discounts and much more!

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The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando

844 Room Resort

The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando

The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando is an expansive 106-acre hotel destination located just six miles from Walt Disney World® Theme Parks, with free transportation to Walt Disney World® Ticket and Transporation Center (Near Magic Kingdom® Park). Set on Lake Austin and amid a portion of Central Florida’s conservation grounds, The Grove is a sanctuary from the boisterous pace of the outside world.

Spacious two and three bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, full-size washers and dryers, multiple bathrooms, and screened in balconies offer guests the comforts of home, while the resort’s hearty collection of amenities deliver the luxuries of a full-service resort.

Careers 

We’re Redefining Hospitality With A Focus On People, Passion, And Purpose. Join Us.

At SPIRE, we recognize that creating memorable guest experiences and delivering best-in-class performance for our investment partners begins with the team we have in place.

We know that every member of our team is vital to our ongoing success and has played an important role in achieving the industry-leading results we are known for today. Because we wholeheartedly believe that as a collaborative, focused, productive, and diverse team we go further, we always put people first.

When you join SPIRE, we ensure that you receive the support, tools, and opportunities you need to grow as an individual, and to excel in your hospitality career.