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Job Description: -Comply with Standards of Service and assists in assuring the same from all kitchen employees.
-Participate in actual food preparation, produce food consistently high quality, taste and presentation and expedite during peak meal periods as needed.
-Control food cost by assisting in training kitchen staff on the proper methods of food preparation and handling, by training kitchen, restaurant and steward employees on how to handle leftover food items.
-Ensures that all kitchen employees consistently adhere to uniform, grooming and appearance standards.
-Establish and require strict adherence to health department and hotel sanitation and food handling guidelines
-The Sous Chef must maintain effective communication within the kitchen, be responsive to staff suggestions and concerns and work to resolve problems
-Maintain effective working relationship with food and beverage management, staff and hotel departments.
-Complete daily food orders based upon scheduled banquet events and projected levels of business.
-Intermediate understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills.
-Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.
The Otesaga, a 133-room Grand Dame resort, has appealed to travelers visiting Cooperstown?s historic attractions for more than a century. The Otesaga has combined gracious hospitality, first-rate accommodations and fine dining since 1909. Home to the top-rated, 18-hole Leatherstocking Golf Course, The Otesaga was voted one of the ?Top 50 U.S. Golf Resorts? by Cond? Nast Traveler. The Otesaga offers two first-class dining options as well as an array of sports and recreational facilities, including a heated outdoor pool, fitness room, lake canoeing and swimming, croquet and tennis courts, and a video game room. A member of the Historic Hotels of America and a AAA Four-Diamond hotel, it is open from mid-April through Thanksgiving weekend. The Hotel is available to groups during the off-season who book at least 60 rooms per night.