Sous Chef (Refectory at High West)

Constellation Brands   Coalville, UT   Full-time     Restaurants/Clubs
Posted on May 15, 2024
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Job Description   Company Summary   We’re the producers, creators and marketers of beer, wine and spirts brands that people love. At Constellation Brands, we’re driven to push boundaries and think beyond today to deliver products and experiences that resonate now, tomorrow and well into the future. Because of this approach, we’re the fastest-growing large CPG company in the U.S. at retail, with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand and Italy. Our premium portfolio of iconic brands like Corona Extra, Modelo Especial, Kim Crawford, Robert Mondavi, Meiomi, The Prisoner, SVEDKA Vodka, High West Whiskey, and more drive industry-leading growth for us today. But we’re just getting started. Our ability to stay on the forefront of consumer trends has fueled our success since our founding in 1945 and will guide us in creating the next generation of products and experiences Worth Reaching For.   Position Summary   High West Saloon is looking for an experienced Sous Chef with the ability to support, lead, and inspire the kitchen team. The ideal candidate will possess high-level cooking skills, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to work well under high-pressure situations. This role is responsible for ensuring a sensational culinary experience.  The Sous Chef assists the Executive Chef with leading a kitchen team that is passionate to showcase our authentic Western Mountain Cuisine. To be successful in this position, we're looking for someone who has an understanding of menu creation, inter-departmental collaboration, food cost management, health and safety codes and employee relations. This role requires exceptional communication and organizations skills, the ability to motivate teams and a desire to provide an epic guest experience.   Responsibilities      * Manage all meal services and ensure food is prepared to expectation, and all opening and closing checklists are completed.      * Complete monthly inventory, spend tracking and expense reconciliation.      * Manage culinary team efficiently to meet and exceed guest expectations.      * Encourage creativity and collaboration among culinary staff members.      * Maintain impeccable organization and cleanliness of kitchen, walk-ins and storage areas.      * Assist in coordination of food preparation for parties and off-premise events.      * Must be proficient in preparing a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables etc.      * Produce recipes as needed to ensure consistency.      * Ensure equipment needs and issues are rolled up to the Executive Chef.      * Manage food quality problems or product shortages.      * Ensure the team is maintaining clean and sanitary workstations and equipment.      * Attend all scheduled and requested meetings and be capable of bringing suggestions for improvement.      * Performs other related duties as assigned by the Executive Chef.     Minimum Qualifications      * A minimum of 4 years’ kitchen experience in similar capacity.      * Must have proficient computer skills and be familiar with programs such as outlook, excel, word and SharePoint.      * Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds.      * Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time.      * Acquire and maintain a Utah food handler permit within 14 days of onboarding.      * Must be able to work nights, weekends, and some holidays. Must be able to be flexible as business indicates   Preferred Qualifications      * Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in a positive and constructive manner.      * Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures.      * Very strong technical skillset; knives, sous vide, butchery, charcuterie and molecular      * Have above average banquet and event experience; from setup to strike      * Having created menus for ala carte, events and special events as prescribed by executive chef   Physical Requirements/Work Environment:      * Works outdoors/indoors      * Works in warm/cold climates      * Works in high places      * Works on wet surfaces      * Is exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals      * Works near moving, mechanical parts and lift truck traffic      * Must be able to move up to 55 lbs            Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Lifting may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Location Wanship, Utah   Additional Locations   Job Type Full time   Job Area Hospitality & Retail   The salary range for this role is: $51,000.00 - $73,400.00   This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, the prevailing minimum wage for the location, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, any collective bargaining agreements, and business or organizational needs. We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), and any other benefits to eligible employees.   Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.   Equal Opportunity   Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).   Not sure you meet all qualifications? Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.   Education Level: High school education or GED required Experience Level: Some experience required