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.
Located on the 8th Floor of the Nines hotel in downtown Portland, Urban Farmer is the city's ultimate steakhouse. With an emphasis on local organic sourcing and simple straight forward preparations, Urban Farmer represents the very best of the modern culinary movement.
The ambiance is at once a tribute to the quaintness of a restored farmhouse and the aesthetic audacity of mid 20th century modernism. Urban Farmer is an exploration of all the best that has preceded it.
We are currently searching for a Sous Chef to join our Banquets team.
Coordinate, plan and supervise the production, preparation and presentation of food for the hotel in a safe, sanitary work environment which conforms to all standards and regulations and achieves profitable, competitive, quality products.
Responsible for supervising the production of food. Recommends and implements procedural/production changes. Monitors food and labor costs.
Supervise the production, preparation and presentation of all foods for the hotel as assigned by the Executive Chef to ensure that a quality, consistent product is produced which conforms to all company/franchise standards.
Supervise human resources in the production and preparation areas of the kitchen in order to attract, retain and motivate the employees while providing a safe work environment; interview, schedule, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, resolve problems, provide open communication, recommend and conduct performance and salary reviews, recommend discipline, as appropriate.
Monitor and control the maintenance/sanitation of the kitchen and equipment to ensure a healthy, safe work environment which meets/exceeds federal, state, corporate and franchise standards and regulations.
Monitor and control all labor and food costs through scheduling, training and supervising the production of the food to ensure budgets are met/exceeded while quality is maintained/improved.
Assist in the creation and planning of menus and daily specials; implement the necessary production changes to attract new business and ensure current guest satisfaction.
Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.
No travel required.
One to two years of post high school education.
Experience required by position is from three to four years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).
Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession. This includes experiential knowledge required for management of people and/or complex problems and food and beverage management.
Requires oral and written communication skills.
Sage Hospitality Resources is one of the nation's leading hotel management and development companies, specializing in management and development of full service and limited service hotels nationwide. We are recognized as an innovative leader in the industry as an operator, employer, developer, and investor. In every business activity, Sage is focused on its vision - "To be recognized by our customers as the best in our business."
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace, perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and criminal background screening.
The Nines hotel is the height of luxury. Ideally situated downtown next to Portland?s Pioneer Square and the MAX light Rail, the Nines rests atop the historic landmark Meier & Frank Building. The striking decor and impeccable service is a contemporary homage to the structure?s storied past. To compliment the history of our beautiful hotel are its two amazing restaurants.
Departure restaurant is located on the rooftop and is known for creating modern, accessible Asian cuisine using traditional techniques learned in the kitchens of the Far East.
The Urban Farmer steakhouse is the second restaurant, located on the 8th Floor. With an emphasis on local organic sourcing and simple straight forward preparations, Urban Farmer represents the very best of the modern culinary movement.
The Nines is also host to many local and national conferences and often utilize its 13,000 square feet of beautifully decorated banquet space.