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Fifth Group Restaurants, Atlanta's most innovative restaurant company, recently named one of America's fastest growing companies by Inc. (note, we are not a 'restaurant chain'), is in search of an incredible individual for the position of Sous Chef for our restaurant, Ecco, located in Atlanta's hip, chic midtown area.
We hire based on the skills, knowledge and experience that best match our restaurants' concepts and needs.
The Sous Chef is an individual committed to maintaining Fifth Group Restaurants as the recognized leader in the Atlanta dining scene. This individual will exude pride in culinary excellence and in the practice of sound, profitable management techniques and will manage from Fifth Group company values, mission and purpose while making decisions with the long-term success of the company in mind.
Overall responsibilities include performing duties necessary to operate organized, well-managed shifts, ensure consistent and high quality food and maximize the profitability and organizational stability of the unit.
In addition to excellent culinary knowledge and casual fine dining experience, in-depth responsibilities evolve from the following areas: Financial, Management, Food and Front and Back of House Operations, Human Resources and in general.
Eligible candidates have at least three years' experience cooking/assisting in menu development of Italian/European food/menus as well as supervising staff in an upscale restaurant environment.
Basic responsibilities include: - Expediting, ordering, food costing, menu development/management/execution - Interviewing and hiring/development/training/evaluation/relations/scheduling staff - Managing inventory and waste - Managing equipment performance and chemicals management - Managing budget costs - Engaging appropriate guest interaction and relationship development - Participating in community events - Performing tasks and entering data in systems utilizing basic computer knowledge
Additional skills and basic characteristics required include: - Professional and personable - Excellent communication skills - Self-starter that sets and accomplishes goals - Organizational, time management and project management skills - Accountable, efficient, respectful - Creative, innovative, effective - Positive attitude - Passion for serving others - Administrative tasks
Submit your resume' to this ad for consideration OR forward it to anyone you know that may be interested.
Our concepts are well-known and respected in the Atlanta dining scene. We love food and want to create memorable dining occasions for our guests. We do that by connecting with people every day and sharing with them our passion for the experience that breaking bread together can deliver. Since 1993, Fifth Group Restaurants has made its mark throughout Atlanta with South City Kitchen, The Original El Taco, La Tavola Trattoria, Ecco, Lure, Alma Cocina and our catering and event design company, Bold American. Quite simply, we love what we do and invite you to join us as we continue to grow in meaningful and sustainable ways.