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City of Hope

Sous Chef - Evening Shift

Duarte, CA

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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Position Summary

For the new Hotel.

The Sous Chef is responsible for the overall food preparation for AYR patient food services and catering at City of Hope. The position oversees the day to day execution of the menus & culinary deliverables, placing a strong emphasis on food presentation, quality, execution, menu design & implementation. The Sous Chef ensures the highest professional food quality and sanitation standards.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • In conjunction with the Director of Culinary Operations and the Chef de Cuisine, the Sous Chef is responsible for daily operations for food preparation in the food service operation. Ensures employees have appropriate equipment, inventory and resources to perform their jobs and meet goals and deadlines. Leads by providing positive and constructive feedback to employees in order to reward, coach, correct and motivate. Accountable for the execution of service quality by maintaining highest level of delivery.
  • Estimates food consumption in order to purchase the appropriate amount of ingredients for preparation and provides recipe standards for each meal.
  • Probes potential problems and apprises manager of status on resolution of problems or issues, using appropriate Sodexo resource when necessary.
  • Establishes operating standards, implements quality improvements and communicates them to employees.
  • Ensures that high standards of sanitation, cleanliness and safety are maintained throughout all kitchen areas at all times. Ensures that regular cleaning and maintenance schedules for all kitchen areas and equipment are adhered to.
  • Establishes a safe work environment for employees by providing safety-related training and equipment maintenance and by ensuring compliance with City of Hope safety and loss prevention programs and with standards.

Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan.

Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Preferred direct experience

Additional Information:
  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.
  • Position is part of a collective bargaining agreement

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

  • Posting Date: Nov 24, 2021
  • Job Field: Support Services
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Evening Job

Job ID: CityOfHope-10012853
Employment Type: Other