Turning Stone Resort Casino
Job Code
Travel Involved
Culinary & Kitchen
Employment Status

Banquet Sous Chef

Job Description

  • Effectively supervises all kitchen staff and all culinary operations for assigned shifts.
  • Maintains working knowledge of kitchen operation’s internal policies/procedures and takes the initiative to convey pertinent information to employees regarding policy changes.
  • Ensures efficiency and accurate performance standards are met by maintaining communication with all work areas to verify paperwork and inventory controls.
  • Consistently maintains professional rapport and discretion in communicating with other departments as required by procedure.
  • Takes responsibility for ensuring that employees are trained and oriented in kitchen operations and monitors business flow to develop efficient training, break and shift schedules.
  • Is always willing to assist F&B employees at designated outlet locations as needed.
  • Regularly monitors the inventory of the kitchen supplies and orders supplies as needed.  Always completes and signs for all stock requisitions and continually monitors inventory costs against budget.
  • Consistently monitors staffing needs and follows appropriate procedures for interviewing and selection.  
  • Maintains constant awareness of all events and related functions scheduled for the Resort.
  • Effectively creates menu items that are well thought out and appealing to the guests.  Trains staff appropriately to ensure consistency.
  • Demonstrates the ability to accurately analyze requisitions while determining adequate quality control measures against product cost.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED.  Associates degree in a related field or culinary degree preferred. A combination of education and experience may be considered. 
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years related experience. 
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Must possess reading ability; schedules, menus, policies, etc. 
  • Must possess mathematical ability; budgets, payroll, etc.
  • Must possess computer skills; Microsoft Word, Excel, MMS and Lotus.
  • Must possess a valid NYS Drivers license; transport needed equipment.
  • Must possess written communication skills; standard forms, employee documentation and data entry. 
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures; 0 to 110 degrees.   
  • Previous experience working in a guest service area preferred. 
  • Previous experience in all aspects of a total kitchen operation in four-five star level of standard is preferred. 
  • Attends needed training classes, trade shows and culinary competitions to improve technical skills.


Position Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds. 
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.