Sous Chef (temporary)

Las Alcobas, a Luxury Collection Hotel


Posted February 16, 2019

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Join the extraordinary team at Acacia House by Chris CosentinoMichael Bauer writes:

What does luxury look like today in restaurants?

The answer lies in Acacia House at Las Alcobas Resort in St. Helena.

Awarded 3 1/2 stars, Bauer notes that Chef Cosentino combines his tradition of bold rustic cooking with refinement, luxury, and originality to create "a clever mashup of styles. All the elements combine to create a very modern restaurant that embraces everything we love about Napa Valley."

We invite you to join our team of passionate professionals.

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 leadership team 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.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Las Alcobas, a Luxury Collection Hotel

68 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Napa Valley is a mecca for all things food and wine. Encompassing all that Wine Country has to offer on historic land, Las Alcobas, an adults-only retreat, facilitates experiences that incorporate every sense. Downtown St. Helena and the Beringer Winery are within walking distance. Guests will be pampered in the indulgent spa, or they can relax beside the spectacular pool ringed by coveted seating areas and fire pits. A signature Chris Cosentino restaurant features a wraparound veranda and delights palates with innovative cuisine. Numerous function venues include a boardroom, a beautifully appointed event barn, and an event lawn with a show kitchen. Most of our Napa Valley hotel's 68 guest rooms and suites are adjoined by thoughtful outdoor terraces with fireplaces and vineyard views. Designed by Yabu Pushelberg, gracious interiors are appointed with custom furniture, Rivolta linens, and oversized bathrooms.