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Sous Chef

Company: ERA Living - Aljoya Mercer Island
Location: Mercer Island
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

$26 - $28 per hour - Great Benefits! Free Meals! Use of Onsite Pool and Gym!Era Living is seeking a full-time Sous Chef to become the newest member of our Culinary Services team located in our Aljoya Mercer Island Community, Mercer Island, WA.Competitive Compensation/Benefits Package Includes:

  • Medical/vision/prescription drug plan
  • Dental plan
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health care and dependent care
  • 401(k) retirement plan with generous company match (eligibility contingent on age requirement)
  • Progressive vacation package starting at 7 days per year
  • 8 paid holidays per year; double pay for holidays worked
  • 1 hour paid sick time for every 40 hours worked
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Longevity bonuses
  • Employee discount programs
  • Discounted ORCA commuter pass Primary Responsibilities:The Sous Chef is a lead position in the kitchen, responsible for preparing and serving food, ordering and inventory. Plans and create menus with Executive Chef. Manage a team of employees for dining for up to 300 guests. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Possess basic culinary knowledge and ability to perform food service functions in a health care institution; to record daily temperature logs; to distinguish smells, tastes and temperatures and evaluate low supplies and notifies Director or Chef of needs
    • Ability to detect potentially hazardous/dangerous situations and take steps to correct them
    • Proven ability to follow recipe preparation instructions and specific culinary procedures
    • Ability to understand proper food storage procedures and adhere to strict established cleanliness standards and inform the Director or Chef of any problems that occur
    • Ability to adhere to specific dietary needs
    • Ability to read, write and communicate in English
    • Ability to pass DSHS and State background check, requiredEducation and Experience:
      • Three plus years cooking experience in a high volume food service establishment.
      • Food Handler's Certificate or able to obtain within 14 days of hire
      • First Aid and CPR certified or able to obtain within 30 days of hire
      • ServSafe Certification or able to obtain within 30 days of hireAbout Era Living:If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults and exemplify a values based approach to your work, demonstrating integrity, credibility, consistency, strong team orientation, and outstanding communication, we welcome your application!Era Living has been voted #4 Best Place to Work in Seattle 2017 (CityVoter's) and Top 5 BEST Places to Work in 2014 & 2015 (King5 Best of Western Washington!).JB.0.00.LN

Keywords: ERA Living - Aljoya Mercer Island, Seattle , Sous Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Mercer Island, Washington

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