Enthusiastic Sous Chef eager to manage food and related costs, procedures, quality and back of house labor and budgets. Reliable, hardworking and driven to provide guests with top-quality food. Works with Sous Chef to develop cost-effective specials and menu changes to achieve maximum sales. Results-focused Sous Chef with 23 years of experience in fast-paced kitchen settings. Skilled in cooking, cost controls, management, crew training and development. Maintains accurate paperwork for scheduling, payroll and employee records. Quality-driven Sous Chef maintains complete understanding of all operations of kitchen, equipment and sanitation. Demonstrates organizational skills, budgeting experience and full knowledge of financial reports. Hires, trains and manages staff to provide employees with adequate guidance and resources to accomplish established objectives. Motivated sous chef focused on sourcing high-quality ingredients from local sources to drive farm-to-table menus. Proactive and adaptable team leader passionate about sustainable cuisine. Talented at creating exciting and innovative menus based on in-season ingredients. Natural leader and motivating sous chef competent in keeping kitchen staff on task and efficient to handle high-volume work. Knowledgeable about sourcing ingredients, maintaining budgets and maximizing customer satisfaction. Works with sous chef to analyze food costs and forecast business trends to make menu recommendations to meet company goals. Innovative sous chef with well-rounded food background and extensive knowledge of all kitchen equipment. High-energy leader emphasizing healthy dishes made with local ingredients. Creatively builds exciting meals to satisfy discerning customers. Talented sous chef skilled at grilling, roasting and broiling meat and vegetables. Trains and develops chefs to company standards. Anticipates ingredient needs and arranges re-stock to facilitate productive kitchen flow that upholds business standards.
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