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Sous Chef

Job Reference 271701 Profession Kitchen | Head Chef (m/f)

Hotel or Entity Novotel New York Times Square Managed hotel

New York
United States of America 
Novotel New York Times Square Enthrall in the electricity and excitement of Manhattan in 4-star comfort at Novotel New York Times Square. Sleek, contemporary designs enhance your soundproof room and offer a tranquil vantage point for breathtaking city views. Supernova Restaurant, Bar, and Terrace's unmatched ambiance and style, create unforgettable dining experiences.
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Job Level Job
Fixed-term contract: No
Status Full Time
Anticipated Start Date 13-11-2017
For this position, AccorHotels is not able to help a candidate to obtain work authorization.


Haber Emily


Level of Education
Bachelor / Licence
Areas of study
Professional experiences
3 to 5 years
Languages essential
English (Fluent)

Essential and optional requirements


A minimum of two years experience in a senior kitchen role in a high volume trendy concept establishment of a similar standard and at least five years’ experience in total
In-depth skills and knowledge of all kitchen operations
Working with unions in New York at this level is preferred
Health & safety and food hygiene qualifications
Strong kitchen management skills, strong leadership, communication, organization and relationship skills
Possess skills to motivate and develop staff
Passion for hospitality and service
Excellent food knowledge
Possess artistic skills to plate food in an appetizing manner
Understanding of current trends in food & drink
Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
Competent in Microsoft Office, in particular using Excel spreadsheets
Experience with training, basic financial management and customer service
Fluent in English

  • Excel
  • Power Point
  • Word
  • Micros
  • Opéra

Key tasks


Supernova at the Novotel New York Times Square is a new Food and Beverage concept that consists of a restaurant, lounge, bar and terrace.
This concept enjoys a truly iconic location overlooking Times Square and we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Sous Chef to help overseeing the operations, administration and management of the kitchen for this exciting outlet. The Sous Chef will assist with managing the kitchen operation for the restaurant, lounge, bar and terrace. The F&B operation also includes a variety of events spaces that will be key to the success of the concept. This is an amazing opportunity to establish a new and distinctive destination within the heart of New York.

Reporting directly to the Executive Chef, the successful candidate will assist in food planning and production processes, adhere to standard operating procedures for food quality and ensure the kitchen is compliant with the regulatory requirements for food handling, sanitation and cleanliness. Ensure the kitchen is properly staffed and supervise kitchen team members, guest satisfaction, and cost control, with the emphasis on sales and revenue generation.

Duties will include but are not restricted to:

Work with the Executive Chef to lead the operation of the existing kitchen team
Lead and inspire the team through training, coaching and mentoring
Assume the role of liaison between all dining room operations and culinary staff when needed
Ensure product delivery meets the highest quality expectations
Maintain and improve service standards
Work with the Executive Chef on food menu development
Assist plan, coordinate & implement special events and holiday functions
Attend/lead daily departmental meetings  
Assist with all required month-end inventories and reports
Help to maintain 100% accuracy in all audits and internal controls
Ensure compliance to Novotel’s human resources practices and policies around performance management, evaluation, recruitment, integration and health & safety
Assist Executive Chef with scheduling, ordering, hygiene and cost control
Help lead and coach the team towards achieving exceptional guest service and employee satisfaction results

At Novotel, we grow faster

Feel fully responsible, be autonomous, adaptable, professional, have a love of adventure and a desire to stretch your limits: that’s the Novotel spirit.
An international brand with a network of 400 hotels in 60 countries, Novotel’s success is due to the professionalism and enthusiasm of its 30 000 employees who have been embodying the brand’s ideals for over 40 years.

DNA of the brand, innovation is at the heart of the promise made to employees: "At Novotel, we grow faster". To transform this promise into reality, Novotel has implemented a unique human resources policy declined around five main professional career paths. Novotel accompanies each employee throughout their career. Integration, geographic mobility, bridging provision, skills development… everyone is given the opportunity to progress quickly and go further. Impossible is not Novotel.

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