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

Sous Chef-Commissary

Job Description

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Creates menu items that are well thought out and appealing to the guests.  Trains staff appropriately to ensure consistency.
  • Accurately analyze requisitions while determining adequate quality control measures against product cost.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent. Associates degree in a related field or culinary degree preferred. A combination of education and experience may be considered. 
  • Must possess a minimum of five years related experience. 
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Must possess written communication skills; standard forms, employee documentation and data entry. 
  • 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. 
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include nights, holidays and weekends. 


Position Physical Requirements:


  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds. 
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Position requires constant bending, pushing, pulling, kneeling, standing, walking, simple grasping, manual dexterity, reaching over the shoulder and twisting.