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Sous Chef - Chocolatier

Company: Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company
Location: Hershey
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Join the team at The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio, a year round, full service restaurant located at Hersheypark. The Chocolatier serves up family fare with a fun spin, and hints of chocolate for lunch and dinner. The space features past and present pieces from the Hersheypark ride collection, one-of-a-kind views of neighboring attractions, and a second-story patio and bar. The Chocolatier celebrates the life and legacy of our founder, Milton S. Hershey, by continuing to bring people together for happiness, fun, and of course, chocolate.This position is responsible for kitchen staff management, food preparation, menu development, food safety, quality, and presentation at The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar & Patio.As a Full-Time Team Member, you will enjoy sweet perks like FREE admission to Hersheypark, discounts, and more as soon as you receive your Employee ID! Your total compensation consists not only of the wage that you are paid, but also includes Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage beginning the first day of the next month, 401K Contribution, paid time off, and so much more!Job Functions (Items marked with an asterisk are essential functions of this position):Maintain high standards of food quality and preparation, while anticipating guest needs.Assist with developing menu items, creating recipes, sourcing ingredients, and maintaining updated costing.Interview, supervise, motivate, guide, train, counsel, and discipline (when needed) culinary team members on a daily basis. Maintain proper inventory levels and control food and labor costs. Order ingredients and supplies. Resolve guest and employee concerns.Inspect, evaluate, and correct food safety, sanitation, and work safety standards. Use a hands-on approach, along with coaching, to ensure all food safety and sanitation standards are met. Monitor compliance with company, property, and department policies and procedures.Maintain equipment in good working order, submitting regular service repairs and requests as needed. Perform other duties as assigned.Basic Qualifications:Minimum of 3 years of related experience.Industry Experience - Food and BeverageExperience in high - volume a la carte or banquet environments18 years of age or older.Completion of high school or GEDDegree or diploma in Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management (or related) preferred.Post-Employment - Must obtain RAMP Certification, ServSafe Manager and ServSafe Allergen Certificates.Additional Qualifications:Strong communication skills.Understanding of food and labor costs.Knowledge of ordering procedures and staff scheduling procedures.Skilled in the use of the Google Workspace, including Sheets and Docs.Physical Demands & Working ConditionsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:Reaching Forward Frequent (34-66%)Climbing Stairs Frequent (34-66%) (ft maximum height)Lifting Constant (> 67%) (50lbs maximum weight)Reaching Overhead Frequent (34-66%)Finger Dexterity Frequent (34-66%)Hand/Eye Coordination Frequent (34-66%)Stooping Frequent (34-66%)Bending Constant (> 67%)Standing Constant (> 67%)Walking Constant (> 67%)This job regularly requires verbal communication of detailed information to others either by phone or in person.Must be able to speak and read the English language.The position is subject to environmental conditions. Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.Schedules will vary according to operating needs, but will include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.Hershey Entertainment and Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company, Harrisburg , Sous Chef - Chocolatier, Hospitality & Tourism , Hershey, Pennsylvania

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