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Sous Chef

Company: Covenant Living
Location: Mercer Island
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!This position is responsible for the preparation of the meals for residents of Fortuna Lodge. It is the responsibility of this position to produce meals that are well prepared, of high quality, and timely. This position is also responsible to ensure that diet orders are correctly followed in food preparation and service. This position reports directly to the Executive Chef and functions as an essential part of the dining services team. The nature of this position is team oriented and production.

In performance of duties this person is responsible for the following:

Coordinates the preparation of all food served in the dining room following standard recipes and/or special diet orders.

Prepares home baked breads and desserts as often as possible according to the direction of the Chef following standard recipes or approved substitutions.

Keeps Chef/Production Manager advised of supplies needed.

May assist with ordering, inventory and receiving as delegated by the Chef/Production Manager.

Plans food production to coordinate with meal servicing hours to ensure that excellence, quality, temperature and appearance of food is preserved.

Consults with the Chef/Production Manager to determine the amount and type of food and supplies required for regular and modified diets. Obtains supplies from storage areas in adequate time for meal preparation.

Carves and apportions food for serving and assists in serving meals. Fills special diet orders following menu extension guides.

May instruct and orient new cooks under the direction of the Chef/Production manager.

Maintains sanitation standards of all food production areas and the cook's refrigerator. Monitors all leftover foods insuring proper labeling, storage and usage.

Assists Chef/Production Manager with special event meals and luncheons on call as needed.

Perform other duties as assigned.


This position requires the use of standard institutional food preparation equipment to include: Dish machine, juice machine, plate warmer, grill, steam table, buffalo chopper, slicer, toaster, food processor, conventional and convection oven, steamer, ice machine chafing dishes, sharp knives, and coffee maker. It will also include the use of a telephone.

For full time employees, we offer a generous benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Employer paid group term life and disability
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) & six paid holidays
  • 403(b) with a 3% employer match
  • Fitness center use at most facilities.
  • Various voluntary benefits:
    • Life, AD&D
    • Tuition assistance and scholarships
    • Employee assistance program
    • Legal services, home/auto insurance, discount purchasing program
    • Pet InsuranceFor more information about Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Home, please visit or

      Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Homeare equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

      Required qualifications:
      • 18 years or older
      • At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher
      • Able to comfortably lift 40 lbs
      • Able to stand for duration of shift
      • Legally authorized to work in the United States
      • Reliable transportation to and from work
      • Background check

Keywords: Covenant Living, Seattle , Sous Chef, Other , Mercer Island, Washington

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