Levy @ American Girl Store

Executive Sous Chef Opportunity ~ American Girl Place, NYC

We are moving to a NEW LOCATION at Rockefeller Plaza!

At American Girl Place we serve up celebration, laughter and magic! We bring culinary excellence to a cherished experience and we want you to join our team!
We offer competitive pay, training in high volume food production, opportunity for growth and skill advancement in the culinary field.


As an Executive Sous Chef with Levy, it will be your primary responsibility to execute cuisine that exceeds guest expectations and provide strong leadership while delivering cost goals and living our Company vision and values. You will maintains recipes to meet core standards, ensure that all safety and sanitation standards are met, ensure show quality food and presentations are occurring in all areas, while continually gaining culinary expertise and food knowledge.

Major Areas of Responsibility
Executes menus in accordance to brand standards
Maintains recipes to meet core standards
Ensure that team members consistently deliver Heartfelt Hospitality to every guest, every time
Ensures team members have the tools necessary to complete their jobs
Ensures show quality standards are maintained at all times
Regularly obtains feedback from clients and guests to improve operations
Supports and communicates Company initiatives
Respond and assist in any departmental guest service issues
Holds team accountable to steps of service to deliver great guest service
Executes preventive maintenance schedule as set forth by Director of Operations
Conducts daily walkthroughs in culinary areas for each event
Continually gains culinary expertise

Thoroughly and accurately uses applicable Levy systems (Purchasing Systems, Point-of-sale, WFM and more)
Practices proper product control and handling of all inventory and equipment
Achieves daily sales and assigned cost goals
Ensures that all security, safety and sanitation standards are achieved
Employs good safety and sanitation practices
Forecasts and adequately schedules team members to meet operational needs and desired targets
Provides operational planning to ensure adequate products and equipment are ordered for anticipated business levels
Ensures team members adhere to Levy Restaurants Company guidelines as stated in team member training manual and employee handbook

Displays a positive attitude towards team members
Interviews, hires, trains and develops team members according to Levy Restaurants guidelines
Conducts regular scheduled meetings to ensure lines of communication are open between management and team members
Promotes a cooperative work climate, maximizing productivity and morale
Uses all performance management tools to provide guidance and feedback to team
Assists fellow team members when necessary
Mentors Sous Chefs to improve their skills and leadership abilities

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Since 1978, Levy Restaurants has been providing premier dining experiences across the United States. The Levy family culture has nurtured our incredible growth from a single delicatessen in Chicago, to an industry-leading, food organization over 30 years later.
No one else in this business thinks quite like we do. By seamlessly blending our sense of family, genuine passion and unique mindset as restaurateurs, we continue to set ourselves apart for our guests and from our competitors, and create an amazing home for all of our hardworking, fun-spirited team members countrywide. The reason we have so many amazing people is best summed up by founder Larry Levy, “If you find a job you enjoy, you’ll never work another day in your life.”

Levy Restaurants is an equal opportunity employer. At Levy we are committed to treating all Applicants and Team Members fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.


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