Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. Upscale Restaurant Sous Chef + relocation & referral bonuses in Black Hawk, Colorado
Job Title: Upscale Restaurant Sous Chef
Salary: $65,000 - $70,000
Status: Full Time
Live and work where you vacation! Earn extra cash for the Holidays!
We are offering up to $5,000 in relocation reimbursement + up to $2,000 for each referral that starts by December 7th
Luxury matched only by the sublime beauty of the Colorado Rockies awaits you in our all new ULTIMATE resort. Experience everything that surrounds our beautiful location in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, including world-class skiing, fishing and horseback riding.
Epicurean adventures await at the all new restaurants inside Monarch Casino Resort Spa. The chef-driven menu at Monarch Chophouse features the finest steaks, seafood, and craft cocktails in four-star luxury. Indulge any time of the day at Twenty-Four 7 serving American and Asian fare. Light up your senses with exquisite flavors and cuisine from all corners of the globe at The Buffet. All new Bistro restaurant coming soon. Unwind from a long day in one of our multiple bars and lounges, with live music at our Cabaret bar every Monday and Tuesday.
There are many great advantages to working for Monarch Casino Resort and Spa
Fine Dining kitchen
Work with Elevated ingredients
Only open for diner service
Constantly changing specials
The Sous Chef is the second in command in the kitchen and generally is in charge of food production. The Sous Chef assumes all the duties of the Room Chef in the chef’s absence. Responsibilities include assisting in interviewing, hiring, and training team members; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining team members; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Propose menus and recipes
Systemize food production to maximize efficiency and consistency
Enforce purchasing specifications, storeroom requisition systems, product storage requirements, standardization recipes and waste control procedures
Assist Executive Chef in recruiting, managing and disciplining kitchen personnel
Train kitchen personnel in food production principles and practices and ensure that all recipes and food production practices are followed
Assist Executive Chef in scheduling kitchen employees in conjunction with business forecasts and predetermined budget
Train service personnel regarding food preparation, ingredients, nutritional values and special dietary requests
College degree or equivalent
Guest Service and Professionalism – The Sous Chef serves as role model and sets the standard for all team members to maintain high-quality and consistent customer service. This requires an advanced knowledge of industry best practices and customer service
Communication – This position requires a commitment to details both verbally and non-verbally therefore; the Sous Chef must encourage cooperative and consistent levels of communication with kitchen staff, front-end staff and management. Must understand instructions, read written company memorandums and communicate with little or no additional direction
Interpersonal Relationships – Must adapt to different personalities of clients, vendors and coworkers without losing focus. Must possess high professional ethics and avoid extreme familiarity or conflicts with others
Problem Solving, Quality Control and Priority Assessment – Must evaluate current practices and processes; immediately recognize potential areas of conflict; and initiate ways to improve current business methods, quality of products and services provided to the customers
Conflict management – A Sous Chef must recognize a problem when it arises and be able to resolve it appropriately by using good judgment, tact and initiative according to company policy and procedure. Requires the often-unbiased mediation skills to handle all types of conflicts that will occur at all levels of supervision and the ability to negotiate effectively
Information Gathering – Must enhance the quality of food-preparation services including ingredient changes to promote the uniqueness of recipes
Flexibility – Must work overtime when needed and assist the workload of others
Understands health and sanitation requirements for State of Colorado
Familiar with computer/POS functions to include all MS Office functions
Ability to effectively supervise others as well as be self-disciplined
Must be familiar with how a restaurant and bar efficiently operates
Available to work flexible schedule including weekends and holidays, etc
Must pass a food handling and sanitation test
Understands measurements of liquid and weight and temperatures
Not only does Monarch offer a luxury experience for guests we offer luxury benefits to our Team Members as well!
Full Time Team Members (30+ hours) will enjoy the following benefits and perks:
2 Weeks PTO within your first year of employment
6 Observed Holidays and Holiday Pay
Health Benefit Insurance Package after 90 days includes: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability, 401k with company match
$400 sign-on bonus ($200 for part-time)
Part Time and Full Time Team Members (TMs) will enjoy the following benefits and perks:
1 Free Hot Meal per shift and Unlimited Coffee, Tea, Soft Drinks
Up to 48 hours of Sick Pay for Team Members Under 30 hrs per Week
80% Subsidized Bus Transportation Options – most GRAVE positions 100% Subsidized
Free Covered Parking
Education/Tuition/Certification Reimbursement (up to $6,000 per calendar year)
Wardrobe/Uniforms and Dry Cleaning Provided Free of Charge for most positions
Career Development and Advancement Programs
Team Member Anniversary Recognition (earn resort credit, vacation trips and more!)
Team Member Hotel, Retail, and Spa Discounts
Don’t want to drive to Black Hawk? You don’t have to! Check out these casino bus routes at www.casinoshuttle.com or www.aceexpresscoaches.com. As a Team Member of Monarch we subsidize your bus transportation from 80% up to 100%!
An Equal Opportunity Employer: Monarch Casino Black Hawk does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is Monarch’s intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.
Subdivision: Food & Beverage, Hospitality, Leadership
External Company Name: Monarch Casino Resort & Spa Black Hawk
External Company URL: https://monarchblackhawk.com/
Street: 488 MAIN STREET