Festival Foods Sous Chef in De Pere, Wisconsin

Description Job Title: Sous Chef - The Marq FLSA Status: Salary Reports To: General Manager

The Sous Chef's main responsibility is to perform multi-functional culinary duties related to food preparation including set-up, service, and clean up. The position will lead daily operations of food preparation and be responsible for training and coaching of associates to ensure competency and that food safety practices are upheld in all areas. We desire a team player with good communication and decision making skills. Must be flexible and willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.


  • Assist in the leadership of all kitchen activities; responsible for all kitchen staff members

  • Ensure company food safety and sanitation procedures are met at all times

  • Recommend food promotion ideas to Executive Chef

  • Check that coolers and freezers are clean; rotate stock

  • Take inventory; assist Executive Chef in completing sign in/out sheets, production schedules, labor cost worksheets, requisition sheets, and yield test

  • Requisition the proper amounts of products each day from receiving clerk

  • Work with the Banquet Manager, Catering Director, and Food and Beverage Director with regard to functions at The Marq

  • Prepare food for banquet functions/catering and cafeterias

  • Fill in for Executive Chef when he/she is gone

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Wisconsin Sanitation Certification

  • Experience in supervising kitchen staff

  • Experience with inventory, ordering and maintenance of kitchen equipment

  • Passion for service and uncompromising desire to serve the highest quality food

  • An understanding of financial reporting

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills

  • Vision with or without the help of eyewear & sense of hearing required

  • Reading & math skills required


  • Ability to stand for most of shift, tolerate temperature extremes, lift & carry up to 60 pounds and push carts of up to 200 pounds

  • Able to handle high stress levels


  • The Sous Chef is a full-time salaried position

  • The work schedule will include mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Requisition Number: 16-2322

Post Date: 9/20/2016

Title: Sous Chef

Is Position Part-Time?: No

City: De Pere

State: WI