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Sous Chef OEM

The Westin New Orleans Canal Place, New Orleans, LA



Posted January 11, 2017 R-116099

You’re in this for the love of food. Skilled in food handling, you’re ready to expand what you know about operations. You work well as a team member in a large kitchen. You work equally well as the team lead when needed. You’re trusted and respected because your knowledge is sound and you generously share what you know. You also have a keen sense of budget and know what it takes to deliver an exceptional guest experience without compromise, helping meet financial goals. If you’re ready to deepen your culinary knowledge and advance as a leader, Interstate can provide the environment where you can excel.

As Sous Chef, you will

  • Use your culinary expertise to coordinate, plan, and oversee the safe production, preparation and presentation of food for exceptional guest experience and increased flow through. Work with the Executive Chef to improve processes that increase safety and optimize profitability.
  • Enable an environment that’s engaging, where motivated people want to join, learn, do their best, and advance. Lead a diverse team by modeling the way, by empowering, and coaching throughout the employment lifecycle.
  • Ensure smooth operations, and food and environmental safety, for the kitchen. Ensure labor and food costs fall within budget and kitchen equipment functions properly for associate safety and increased productivity.

Fundamentals

One to two years post high school education or equivalent culinary education, with three to four years experience in a related position. Advanced knowledge of the food profession is required, with an understanding of food and beverage management. A food handling certificate is also required. Experiential knowledge in the management of people is expected. Effective written and verbal English communication is required, with a second language helpful. This position requires full mobility and the ability to regularly lift or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds.

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The Westin New Orleans Canal Place

100 Rue Iberville

New Orleans, LA 70130

Telephone (504) 566-7006

The Westin New Orleans Canal Place

437 Room Hotel

Home

Experience the best of both worlds. Enjoy all of the excitement of the French Quarter just steps away and return to the luxe calm of The Westin New Orleans Canal Place, French Quarter. Our hotel begins on the 11th floor, offering one-of-a-kind views of the Mississippi River and putting the entirety of Crescent City at your feet. A quick elevator ride down, past the high-end shopping of the Shops at Canal Place, takes you to the center of the excitement – whether you’re going across the street to Harrah’s Casino, to nearby Bourbon Street or strolling throughout the adjacent French Quarter. We are just steps to Jackson Square, the New Orleans Convention Center, museums, art galleries, dining and the central business district. When you return, recharge in our transformed lobby, remodeled WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio, 29th floor rooftop pool, or in the comfort of your contemporary guestroom. 

Meetings & Weddings

From intimate weddings to large conventions, we have the spaces, services and expertise to make your New Orleans gathering perfect. Indulge your attendees with delicious catering and exceptional service in a beautiful atmosphere with crystal chandeliers, rich wood paneling and unmatched views of the Mississippi River. After your meeting, visit our heated rooftop pool or our newly remodeled WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio.

Posh New Orleans Hotel

Relax in one of our spacious guestrooms or suites. Everything here has been designed to make you feel at your best, from the signature Westin Heavenly Bed® and Bath, to the oversized windows that showcase the amazing views of the city and/or the Mississippi River. An ample desk, ergonomic desk chair and complimentary high-speed or wireless Internet help you stay productive. Delicious cuisine is just steps away, with two New Orleans restaurants offering continental cuisine with a Louisiana influence.