Junior Sous Chef

Junior Sous Chef
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Full Time Employee Benefits

Include health insurance, short/long term term disability, retirement, vacation, sick & holiday pay.

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Join one of America’s top fine dining restaurants, The Fearrington House Restaurant located near Chapel Hill, NC, and work under the direction of Executive Chef Colin Bedford. Chef Bedford was awarded the international culinary world’s top accolade, Grand Chef.

A Junior Sous Chef is responsible for the daily preparation of food items and will report to the Chef, Sous Chef or Executive Chef. Responsibilities include:

  1. To maintain a high standard of service at all times
  2. To ensure that all Health and Safety legislation and guidelines are implemented, adhered to and reviewed regularly, in respect of kitchen production, employees, machinery, equipment and hygiene
  3. To ensure all products used are of a high standard
  4. To produce all dishes to a high standard upon presentation of the recipe
  5. To ensure all areas are clean and tidy after service
  6. To ensure all dishes are served at the correct portion size, quality and temperature.
  7. Jointly responsible for preparing kitchen cleaning rotas, supervising cleaning schedules and signing off on a weekly basis

    from the Summer 2013 menu

  8. To ensure when ordering on behalf of the company, the most competitive price is obtained
  9. To work at other catering events as required

Qualifications include:

  • Basic understanding of professional cooking, knife handling, kitchen safety and sanitation practices and food handling
  • Previous prep or line cook experience
  • English language communications skills
  • Ability to take direction, work in a team environment and work calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Committed to quality service
  • Ability to stand during entire shift, occasional exposure to hot and cold, lift up to 50 pounds on occasion.

If you are interested in this position, please follow the steps below:

  1. Fill out our employment application online.
  2. Once completed, save the application to your desktop.
  3. Send the form as an attachment via email or fax to 919.542.4020
  4. Have a resume? Feel free to include it in your email.

Having trouble with the online application? You can also print our employment application, fill out manually, then scan and email or fax to 919.542.4020.

About The Fearrington House Restaurant

The intimate dining rooms within the white-columned Fearrington House, a member of Relais & Chateaux, have welcomed guests for thirty years. It’s here that Executive Chef Colin Bedford continues a commitment to exceptional farm-to-fork cuisine. Many of the region’s best chefs have contributed to Fearrington House’s story over the years – from founder Jenny Fitch to guest chef Edna Lewis and now Relais & Chateaux Grand Chef Colin Bedford.

We are pleased to be the only AAA Five Diamond restaurant in the U.S. to be Green Certified and to have been ranked a top 50 restaurant in the US, based on more than two million reviews by OpenTable diners.

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Relais & Châteaux is a family of the finest hotels and gourmet restaurants in the world who share a passion for ensuring their guests experience an unforgettable celebration of the senses.