Job description

**About Us:**

St. Andrews at Brooking Park/The Willows is a renowned provider of independent living services, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for seniors in the St. Louis area. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional dining experiences that cater to the diverse preferences and dietary needs of our residents.

**Position Overview: **

We are seeking a talented Sous Chef to join our culinary team in our independent living community. The Sous Chef will work closely with the Executive Chef to oversee the preparation and presentation of meals, ensuring they meet the highest standards of quality, flavor, and nutritional value.

– Supervise kitchen staff in the absence of the Executive Chef, ensuring smooth operations during all meal services.

– Maintain high standards of cleanliness, organization, and food safety in the kitchen.

– Monitor food costs and assist in inventory management to ensure budgetary targets are met.

– Collaborate with the dietary team to accommodate special dietary needs and preferences of residents.

– Train and mentor kitchen staff to maintain a high level of culinary excellence.

**Qualifications:**

– Proven experience as a Sous Chef or senior line cook in a high-volume kitchen, preferably in a senior living or hospitality setting.

– Culinary degree or certification from an accredited culinary institution is preferred.

– Strong knowledge of food safety and sanitation practices.

– Excellent leadership and communication skills.

– Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

– Flexibility to work weekends, and holidays as needed.

**Benefits:**

– Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

– Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision coverage.

– Paid time off and holiday pay.

– Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the company.

**How to Apply:**

If you are passionate about creating delicious and nutritious meals for seniors and thrive in a fast-paced kitchen environment, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for the Sous Chef position at Brooking Park/The Willows. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $25.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

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This facility is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, hire, train, and promote without discrimination due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, disability, or handicap.