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Kicthen Manager / Sous Chef / Lead Line Cook
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Job Summary

$23-26 per hour + Tips/Bonus
Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 17 days ago
Job Role
Kitchen Manager, Sous Chef
Employer's Industry
Food & Hospitality
Job Schedule
Afternoons, Mornings, Weekdays

Job Description

Novela, a high-volume craft cocktail bar with a seasonal food program in the Financial District, seeks the correct person to oversee our Kitchen and Back of House as we reopen to a post-pandemic world. In addition to busy daily service, we have an historically very busy Private Events program that relies heavily on our food for sales.  

 As related to COVID, we have been operating on a To-Go basis since May, and have experienced positive return that allows us to look toward the future. We are currently serving on an outdoor Patio space as well (minimally sat), and will reopen to indoor on par with standards and timeline that are safe for San Francisco. Our Executive Chef will begin splitting time with another location so we must find him some support and leadership for the team.  Catering background in a plus.

Duties include but are not limited to daily ordering and receiving, inventory and quality control, leading and directly prep and line, overseeing and managing scheduling, working directly with management and ownership on all kitchen issues, menu development and cost control efforts.  

 An ideal candidate:  

  • - Has  2-3 Years experience in Kitchen Leadership / Management role 
  • - Can meet set Food Cost and Labor goals set by Operating Managers   
  • - Has Basic Baking Skills - 
  • -  Knows Basic Pastry Skills   
  • -  Is familiar with Sous Vide  
  • -  Has high cleanliness standards  
  • -  Has ability to lead by example  
  • -  Is Serve Safe Certified   
  •  -  Likes a challenge  
  • -  Is highly organized  
  • -  Enjoys creative ways of using fresh seasonal ingredients, an interest in using spirits  and distillates in food is a plus!   
  • -  Is TEAMWORK oriented 

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