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We’d love to have you join our team! Please use the form below to apply. Feel free to send in your resume even if you don't see the position you're looking for listed. 

Sous Chef

Oven and Shaker features hearty Italian street food and wood burning oven pizza elevated by six-time James Beard Award Finalist Chef/Owner Cathy Whims

We're looking for an individual that can effectively help lead a team of 15-20 people

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with Chef de Cuisine and FOH management to oversee employee schedules, cleaning lists, inventory sheets, etc.
  • Participate in weekly management meeting
  • Coordinate with bar and floor managers to ensure seamless operations between front and back of house
  • Understanding of POS system plus office computers and systems software including Excel, Word, InDesign and proprietary programs
  • Maintenance of a professional work atmosphere in the restaurant, including a culture of cooperation between front and back of house
  • Assure strict compliance with all Multnomah County Health regulations 
  • Control health inspection walk-through
  • Regular oversight of kitchen duties including, but not limited to:
    • Production & delegation of all house-made items
    • Production & delegation of recipes for service
    • Oversee prep work of line cooks for service. Ensure quality and accuracy of recipes
    • Expedite during service hours, ensuring accuracy of plate presentation, quality, and quantity of product.
    • Maintain or exceed kitchen labor targets, staffing appropriately to the level of business
    • Includes working the line during slower periods
    • Order products for service from approved vendors (meat, seafood, dairy, produce, dry goods, etc.)
    • With Chef de Cuisine, maintain relationships with vendors
    • With Chef de Cuisine, enforce appropriate standards relative to hygiene as defined by the Multnomah County Health Department

Basic Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. or more
  • Valid food handler's card
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Friendly, professional, helpful attitude
  • Good time management
  • Excellent knife skills
  • Bending, squatting, reaching and twisting
  • Knowledge of food safety requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple situations simultaneously
  • Ability to stay active, focused and alert for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Must be available to work a varied schedule of shifts based on the needs of the restaurant (i.e. late hours, holidays, weekends, etc.)

Other attributes that will make you a great fit for our restaurant:

  • Experience with hand-tossed pizza
  • Experience cooking with a wood-burning oven
  • Knowledge and dedication to safe kitchen practices and adherence to all health regulations
  • Cleanliness and attention to detail
  • Work well with others

Oven and Shaker is part of the ChefStable group. We offer a competitive salary and compensation package based on experience. Other benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Professional/Career Development
  • Discount at all ChefStable restaurants

We have a great team that love what they do and take pride in their work. If you think you would be a good fit please contact us with a resume today!

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