This position requires candidates to have a US work permit. Please do not apply if you are not legally able to work in the United States.
The Restaurant Sous Chef is responsible for assiting the restaurant Chef in menu planning, ordering, food preparation, and scheduling. The position demands creativity on a daily basis, excellent communication skills, and the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards. Our Sous Chef works various line positions in addition to supervisory and administrative responsibilities.
Applicant should also work well under pressure, be organized, flexible, self-motivated, willing to work long hours, and have a great sense of humor. Hit the ground running for this innovative, 150-seat restaurant. For 20 years, Michael's On East has been the heartbeat of Sarasota's social scene and has set the standard for excellence on Florida's Gulf Coast, boasting an impressive list of awards, including:
- AAA Four Diamond Award - The DiRoNA Award - Distinguished Restaurants of North America - Zagat Survey "Most Popular Restaurant on Florida's Gulf Coast" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune's Readers Choice Awards "Best All Around Restaurant" - Florida Trend Golden Spoon Hall of Fame Award - After being ranked one of Florida's top 20 restaurants by Florida Trend for 14 consecutive years, Michael's On East was inducted into the Golden Spoon Hall of Fame in 2004.
Sarasota Magazine/WWSB-TV "Best of the Best" multiple nominations and wins in the following categories: - Best Elegant Restaurant - Best Creative Menu - Best Place to Seal the Deal - Best Caterer - Best Place for a Power Lunch - Best Romantic Restaurant - Best Wine List
This is a rare opportunity to expand your professional horizons and work in professional independently-owned restaurant with a proven track record for excellence . You must have 5 years of fine dining experience and some culinary school accreditation. Join the winning team of Michael's On East!
Other pluses include, a positive mental attitude, well groomed, and an outgoing personality.