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The Ocean House in Watch Hill, RI is devoted to creating enduring relationships with our guests and members by providing highly personalized service and gracious hospitality in an informally elegant atmosphere. The Ocean House and OH! Spa at the Ocean House have been awarded the coveted 5 Stars from Forbes Travel Guide while our Seasons Restaurant has been awarded 4 Stars.
The Ocean House is a Five Diamond AAA hotel and a member of Relais & Chateaux. Also, the Travel + Leisure Best Awards 2012, voted on by Travel + Leisure readers, ranked the Ocean House as the #4 Top Resort in the Continental U.S. and #60 Top Hotel in the World.
We seek a Sous Chef for Seasons our fine-dining restaurant
Primary Job Responsibilities: *Constantly and consistently exhibit Ocean House core values and standards of behavior including adherence to the Forbes 5-Star standards. *Supervise the culinary staff in the preparation and plating of dinner *Ensure culinary staff is working at a pace and in a manner that maintains proper pace of service and provides service of orders at proper temperature. *Ensure all dishes are prepared to portion, flavor and presentation standards established by the Executive Chef. *Ensure all prep areas remain clean, organized and in a sanitary state in accordance with safe food handling practices and health code requirements. *Ensure proper par stock is maintained based on menus and forecasted business levels. *Communicate with Executive Chef, culinary staff and service staff to ensure proper pace of service and quality of food is maintained. *Thorough Knowledge of Organizational and Time Management Skills *Provide coaching and direction to culinary staff for developmental purposes.
Secondary Responsibilities: *Complete required reports and paperwork after each shift as directed by supervisor. *Assist in developing schedules as requested. *Assist with the development of new recipes and menus as requested. *Managing Food and Labor Cost controls *Assist and Support Kitchen Management in any of their Job Functions *Facilitate Proper Inter - Departmental Communication *Other duties as assigned.
Past Work Experience: Culinary experience required in a fine dining environment. Focus on flavors. Experience in five star and/or Relais Chateaux property preferred. Leadership in a culinary setting strongly required.
Communication: Exceptional ability to communicate appropriately and positively with culinary staff in a fast paced and often pressure filled environment. Must speak clearly and understandably and write legibly. Basic Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
The Ocean House in Watch Hill, RI is devoted to creating enduring relationships with our guests and members by providing highly personalized service and gracious hospitality in an informally elegant atmosphere. The OH! Spa at the Ocean House has been awarded the coveted 5 Stars from Forbes Travel Guide becoming one of 30 5-Star rated spas in the world while our Resort and Seasons Restaurant have been awarded 4 Stars.
The Ocean House is a Five Diamond AAA hotel and a member of Relais & Chateaux. It is one of 124 hotels on Conde Nast Traveler's 2011 Hot List (April 2011), voted by the editors as one of the best new hotel properties in the world. Additionally, the resort was ranked #50 in the Top 150 Resorts in Mainland U.S. by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler.
Perched high on the bluffs of Watch Hill, the reopening of the Ocean House was a rebirth of the last iconic New England seaside resort. The Ocean House's celebrated hotel and residential accommodations, uncompromising service, beachfront location, and world-class amenities pay homage to New England's golden age of hospitality with timeless elegance and renewed civility.