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Banquet Sous Chef

Chicago, IL 60611

Posted: 01/15/2024 Country: US Job ID: DB1943298115 Salary: $60000-65000 / year State/Province: IL

Job Description

Banquet Sous Chef Opportunity
 Luxury Hotel in Chicago, IL
Is your culinary passion matched only by your dedication to delivering outstanding guest experiences? If so, our luxury hotel in the heart of Chicago, IL is looking for a Banquet Sous Chef just like you. Join us in maintaining our high gastronomic standards and exceeding customer expectations. With our top-rated dining options, an array of upscale amenities, and our commitment to exceptional service, we provide an unforgettable experience for our guests. We value hard work, a positive attitude, and adaptability. Let's collaborate to make every meal and event extraordinary.
Position Title: Banquet Sous Chef
Job Description: As our Banquet Sous Chef, you'll work alongside our Executive Chef, contributing to food cost and inventory management while upholding our high culinary standards. Your core duties will include leading kitchen operations during events and regular service, preparing and presenting exquisite dishes, ensuring kitchen cleanliness, meeting food safety standards, and achieving production goals. Your keen attention to detail and efficient communication skills will contribute to our hotel's stellar reputation as you work with a team that values collaboration and a positive work environment.
Benefits Include:
  • Competitive Starting Salary
  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • A culinary degree or equivalent work experience in a luxury culinary setting.
  • Demonstrated experience as a Sous Chef, Banquet Chef, or similar role.
  • Proficient knowledge of food cost and inventory management.
  • Familiarity with recipe management, inventory tracking, and menu planning software.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.
Apply Now – Banquet Sous Chef in Chicago, IL
 If you would like to be considered for this position, please email your resume to Brenda Berg.
Let's work together to create memorable culinary experiences for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you to our team.

Meet Your Recruiter

Dennis Borders
Executive Recruiter | Hospitality Division

Dennis Borders is a seasoned Franchise Partner for the Illinois territory in the Hospitality Division at Gecko Hospitality. With over 25 years of experience in the Hospitality and Restaurant industry, Dennis brings unparalleled expertise to his role.

His extensive background in hospitality has allowed him to make a smooth transition into the recruitment sector. Leveraging his vast knowledge and skillset gained from working in hotels, country clubs, casinos, restaurants, resorts, and private estates, Dennis now focuses on helping clients find exceptional talent across various sectors within the hospitality industry.

Recognizing the importance of finding the perfect candidate for each business, Dennis takes the time to understand each client's unique needs, culture, and objectives. This enables him to identify and connect them with the ideal person who can help propel their business forward.

Dennis and his team are committed to building long-lasting relationships with their clients, positioning themselves as true partners and trusted advisors. They consistently earn their clients' business by offering valuable insights, guidance, and support throughout the recruitment process.

Prior to joining Gecko Hospitality, Dennis served as Regional Executive Chef/Culinary Recruiter at Chicago's Levy Restaurants for over two decades. In this role, he managed culinary operations and recruitment in his region, contributing to sales of over $400 million. Dennis oversaw operations from Chicago to LA, playing an instrumental role in launching various venues nationwide.

Throughout his illustrious career, Dennis has contributed to numerous prestigious events, including the annual GRAMMY Awards, sports All-Star Games, The Kentucky Derby, the 1999 Papal Dinner for Pope John Paul II, Super Bowls, Arlington Million, and special dinners featuring celebrity chefs and world leaders.

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