Compass Group, North America SOUS CHEF in Chicago, Illinois

SOUS CHEF 3/13/18Illinois-Chicago

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Job ID: HW03131888104Great People. Real Opportunities.Description:

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Location: University of Chicago in Chicago, IL.

Our Passion is Food!At Bon Appetit Management Company we are committed to two things, great food and outstanding service! At Bon Appetit you won't find our managers referring to a corporate recipe book or our chefs microwaving the lunch special. We do not have standardized recipes or central commissaries, instead, our chefs and managers are expected to stay abreast of current culinary trends and bring cutting edge food into their cafes. We are a restaurant company that operates in contract food service. That means you will have the freedom to be creative, take risks, and truly shine. We are committed to our staff growing, trying new things, and learning all that they can. Our rapid growth and breadth of accounts translates into exciting opportunities for our people!Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and create menus

  • Purchase and manage inventory

  • Roll out new culinary programs in conjunction with Bon Appetit’s marketing and culinary team

  • Enforce food quality throughout the entire dining account

  • Hold staff meetings for food safety, quality issues and innovations

  • Provide seasonal menu items for Catering Department

  • Manage mutiple demands in high volume catering department

  • Ensure the vision and proper food programs are consistent through audit checklists

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Culinary degree preferred

  • two plus years of culinary management

  • High volume production and catering experience is essential

  • Previous experience managing cost controls

  • Desire to learn and grow with a top notch foodservice company

Apply to Bon Appetit today!

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.


Career LevelMid Career (2+ Years Experience)SectorBon AppetitAreas of InterestFoodservice - EducationEducationOne Year College/Technical SchoolLocaleIllinois-ChicagoPreferred LanguageEnglish