Job Description

Job Details
Seven Canyons Golf Club - Sedona - Sedona, AZ
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Varies including nights and weekends
Restaurant - Food Service

Basic Function:

The responsibility of the Sous Chef is to consistently exceed the expectations of our members, employees, owners and guests by:  ensuring top quality fresh food, providing support to all food & beverage staff where needed, projecting a positive attitude, providing superior teamwork and promoting world-class professional ideals.  Additionally, the Sous Chef will direct the Kitchen staff to provide world class service and prime quality fresh food.  Must maintain proper food cost of sales and strive to achieve budgeted numbers each month.


Work Performed:

  1. Promotes and adheres to the Seven Canyons Mission Statement, Seven Standards of Excellence and the Values and Beliefs Statement
  2. Responsible for compliance with all federal, state and local laws with regard to food and beverage operations including, but not limited to, liquor laws, food safety laws, etc.
  3. Responsible for following all Club policies and procedures, rules and regulations
  4. Responsible for ongoing development of and adherence to all standard operating policies and procedures in the Food and Beverage Department including product, service, food safety, health codes, etc. for both front and back of the house
  5. Manage, motivate and lead the culinary staff.  Oversee and monitor the hiring training, evaluation, disciplining and supervision of all staff in the Culinary Department primarily by delegating authority and assigning responsibility to the line cooks and stewards.
  6. Hire, train, evaluate, discipline and directly supervise the line cooks and stewards.
  7. Maintain good working relationship with all staff members within the Food and Beverage Department and with other departments in the Club.
  8. Maintain a pleasant, professional relationship with members and their guests including direct responsibility for member/guest satisfaction
  9. Ensure smooth and efficient flow of product between front and back of the house.
  10. Work with the F&B Director to develop and adhere to budgets for all culinary operations.
  11. Maintain necessary inventories of food, disposable food and all cleaning supplies  to include daily/monthly inventory counts as directed by F & B Director
  12. Monitor food sales and costs by way of menu costing. Analyze financial performance monthly as directed by F & B Director
  13. Implement work schedules according to business levels and monitor staffing levels to maintain budgeted levels of employment
  14. Supervise programs and processes to reduce and control loss time injuries
  15. Participate in changes in the menus as directed by F & B Director
  16. Lead and execute special functions (tournaments, private parties, weddings, etc.) with the assistance of the Restaurant/Banquet manager and as directed by the F&B Director
  17. Ensure the cleanliness and neat appearance of the culinary area at all times
  18. Perform all other responsibilities as directed by the F & B Director.


Additional Functions:

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions.


  1. Participate in the development of the annual budget; develop short and long term financial operating plans as directed by the F&B Director.
  2. Attend mandatory meetings including divisional meetings, executive meetings, staff meetings, etc.
  3. Participate in community public relations for the club.
  4. Perform general daily & weekly cleaning tasks to adhere to health and safety standards.
  5. Complete other duties as assigned by Food & Beverage Director.
  6. Demonstrate positive leadership characteristics which inspire Team Members to meet and exceed standards.

Minimum Requirements:

Culinary degree or equivalent related work related experience and/or training. Prefer 3+ years’ prior management level skills and private club culinary/food and beverage operations experience.  Must have strong organizational skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to perform and prioritize multiple tasks with ease.  Computer skills required.  Strong guest and team member relations skills.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.  Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods.  Must maintain current food handler’s certification.


Supervision Exercised: Responsible for direction and supervision to all employees in culinary department.


Supervision Received: Food & Beverage Director, Club General Manager


Physical Requirements:

10% Sitting

90% walking, standing and bending

Lifting/Carrying up to 50 lbs.

Hearing and Manual dexterity

Taste and smell

Distance vision 1-3 feet

Ability to drive golf cart on occasion as necessary

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