Sporting Kansas City

Sporting Kansas City

Sous Chef - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City · KS)

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Food and Beverage: Chef/Cook
**All applications will be reviewed in the 1st and 2nd week of January 2023, with target dates of hiring completion in February**
ASSOCIATE PERKS
  • Eligible for performance increases each Major League Soccer season you return.
  • 50% retail discount on merchandise.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Must maintain a friendly, positive attitude and above all maintain a professional demeanor.
  • Modify menus and/or create new ones that meet quality standards and proper costing guidelines.
  • Plans and directs food preparation and culinary activities.
  • Ability to teach culinary cooking skills.
  • Ensures that only the highest-of-quality product is served to our guests.
  • Maintains and abides by County and State Health/Sanitation as well as Sporting KC standards.
  • Keep time and payroll records.
  • Shows flexibility by rotating to other service locations when necessary.
  • Meets with Executive Chef to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes, and other information pertinent to job performance.
  • Ensures that all equipment is in proper operating condition and is cleaned on a regular basis.
  • Strong meat and fish butchery, sauce making, as well as advanced cooking techniques.   
  • Promote the importance of sustainability and reduction of food waste through planning, monitoring, and standardized controls.
  • Performs other related duties, tasks, and responsibilities as assigned by Executive Chef.
MATCH DAY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Must maintain a positive and professional approach with co-workers, staff, and above all our clients and fans.
  • Meets with Culinary Managers to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes, and other information pertinent to job performance.  
  • Ensures that only the highest-of-quality product is served to our guests.  
  • Maintains, collects and communicates all event day waste to Executive Chef.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Must be able to remain calm under stressful situations.  
  • Must be able to smile, maintain positive body language, and consistently provide a positive guest experience.
  • Must be able to generalize, evaluate, and make decisions without immediate supervision.  
  • Must be able to accept and carry out directions with responsibilities.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Culinary degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2-years Sous Chef experience in a high-volume venue.
  • ServSafe Certified.
  • Communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently.
  • Strong commitment to delivering a high level of standards and training the staff to operate in the same manner.
  • Guest service oriented.
  • Must be able to pass a culinary test administered by our Executive Chef.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Required to sit, stand and walk.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, include nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to fifty (50) pounds if necessary.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you able to work non-traditional hours including weekends, evenings, and holidays as necessary to perform the functions of the role?

  2. Are you legally authorized to work and be paid in the United States?

  3. If offered the position, what are your compensation requirements?

  4. Why do you want to join Sporting Kansas City?