Job Description

  • Category
    Dining Services
    Specific Schedule
    Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday10:00 am - 6:30 pm
    Regular Full-Time
    Village Center
    USD $50,000.00/Yr.
    USD $56,000.00/Yr.
  • Job Summary

    Friendship Village Tempe is seeking an experienced Sous Chef for our salaried Full-time position with benefits.

    Position Summary:

    • Responsible for the daily operation of all kitchen areas in conjunction with the Executive Chef.
    • Under the direction of the Executive Chef assists with and/or performs the duties of scheduling, administrative responsibilities, production, production documentation and recipe compliance.
    • Motivates, trains, develops, and directs the back of house employees in preparing and cooking foods to accomplish the objectives of the operation.
    • Adheres to all policy and procedures concerning safe food handling practices, organization and cleanliness of the kitchen.

    Education & Experience

    • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts required.
    • Must have at least one year of high-volume kitchen management skills
    • Has knowledge of state and federal regulations for food safety and sanitation.
    • Catering experience a plus.
    • High volume, complex food-service operations experience - highly desirable
    • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls and inventory, and presentation.
    • Must be experienced and proficient with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).
    • Food Handlers card must be acquired from Maricopa County Health Department and on file with HR within 30 days.
    • Servsafe certification must be acquired within 30 days of hire.

    Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

    • Must be able to stand or walk for up to 90% of the shift.
    • Must be able to bend, stoop, and stretch frequently throughout the day.
    • Moderate to heavy physical effort needed frequently.
    • Manual dexterity for preparing food.
    • Ability to use standard industrial kitchen appliances.
    • May be exposed to extreme temperatures (freezers and stoves-range burners) for short periods of time.
    • May be exposed to industrial cleaning chemicals.
    • Ability to lift and or move up to 50 pounds independently.
    • Requires visual and hearing acuity

    Employee Benefits:

    At Friendship Village Tempe, we truly value our employees. We offer full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package including:

    • Competitively Priced Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 403B Retirement Plan – with Company Match
    • Life / Disability Insurance
    • Accident Insurance
    • 8 Paid Holidays Per Year
    • Paid Sick Time
    • Paid Time Off/Vacation
    • Educational Grant Program
    • Paid Bereavement Leave
    • Paid Jury Duty
    • Employee Wellness Program and Gym On-site
    • Trip Reduction Program
    • Discounted Bus Passes
    • Employee Discounts
    • Discounted Employee Meals
    • Emergency Loan Program
    • Employee Events
    • Leave of Absence Policy
    • Military Time Off
    • Employee Awards Programs
    • Flexible Spending Account

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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