Sous Chef - American Slang Restaurant

InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza
Kansas City, MO

Posted April 18, 2019

Sous Chef - American Slang Restaurant

The Ideal Candidate for this Position

TPG is seeking energetic, service-oriented individuals to participate in the strong growth that we are experiencing. With 50 years of real estate and hospitality management, our available positions are as diverse as our business ventures. TPG offers a wide variety of managerial and entry level positions with a competitive/attractive salary, 401k & benefits.

Job Description

The American Slang Restaurant Sous Chef managers staff and day-to-day Kitchen operations including planning and managing the production and presentation of quality food in a cost effective, safe manner. Creates and recommends menu changes to achieve guest satisfaction.

  • Utilize a hands-on approach to training and developing banquet kitchen staff.
  • Ability to instill safety and sanitation habits in all employees.
  • Teach employees the importance of consistency in preparation and presentation.
  • Thorough knowledge of food handling and preparation techniques.
  • Ensure that level of quality, portion control, and plate presentation is adhered to consistently.
  • Consistently check plating and quality.
  • Inventory control skills.
  • Ability to prepare a variety of cuisine's, using skill and creativity.
  • Supervise daily food preparation for assigned areas.
  • Some experience in budgeting, food cost, labor costs, and scheduling helpful.
  • Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate team building experience.
  • Demonstrate ability to lead by example.
  • Build morale and spirit.
  • Participative management style.
  • Abilities to inspire, train, and develop people for promotion.
  • Instill a "can-do" attitude in employees.
  • Coach employees how to resolve and de-escalate conflicts.
  • Instill a calm, organized approach in all situations.

Job Requirements

  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Exceptional detail in follow-up.
  • Ability to produce consistent profits.
  • Follow/enforce company policies and procedures.
  • Resolve problems.
  • Assume responsibility/accountability.
  • Excellent safety and sanitation skills.
  • Creative problem solving skills.

Educational Requirements:

  • High School degree or equivalent.
  • Technical school or formal technical skills training.

InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza

371 Room Hotel

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Our Hotel

InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza (proud recipient of the 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence) is an iconic 371-room hotel located on the corner of one of Kansas City’s most stylish and historic shopping (boutique and otherwise), dining and entertainment districts, the Country Club Plaza. The Plaza is fifteen blocks of Seville-inspired architecture and site of quiet courtyards, stunning sculptures and remarkable annual festivals.

Since its opening as the independent Alameda Plaza Hotel in 1972, the award-winning InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza has established itself as a modern landmark in what is known as the City of Fountains. And enjoyed the company of tens of thousands of happy guests.

What they like best are...
  • Spectacular Country Club Plaza location
  • Proximity to area attractions, shopping, dining and more
  • Total hotel renovation, completed in June, 2017
  • Friendly, personable hotel associates
  • Warm, first-class service scores that exceed IHG brand average
  • Guest room/suite private balconies
  • Outstanding concierge floor experience/lounge
  • 29,000 square feet of beautifully designed event spaces, including an awesome Rooftop Ballroom with the best views of the Country Club Plaza
  • Brand new signature restaurant – American Slang Modern Brasserie
  • On-site fitness center and outdoor pool, sundeck

InterContinental Kansas City is widely recognized and acknowledged for its distinctive excellence, old world charm and well-appointed, beautiful design. It is the ideal lodging destination for a romantic getaway, weekend escape, family vacation spot, dream wedding, productive business meeting or individual business travel.