Sous Chef - American AirlinesLounges

AA Flagship Lounge


HMSHost at Los Angeles International Airport
1 World Way
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Sous Chef - American Airlines Lounges

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With a career at HMSHost, you really benefit! We Offer

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, flex or sick)
  • Holiday pay
  • Meal and Transportation Benefits
  • *401(k) retirement plan with company match or Pension
  • *Company paid life insurance
  • *Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Training and exciting career growth opportunities
  • Referral program – refer a friend and earn a bonus

*Benefits may vary by position so ask your recruiter for details.

Summary

The Lounge Sous Chef assists with overseeing a kitchen with difficult to complex operations and managing the kitchen’s food and production processes as well as helping manage pars. This position participates in the preparation, seasoning and cooking of food, supervises kitchen staff, and performs all other responsibilities as directed. This is an exempt position and typically reports to the Lounge Executive Chef or Director Lounge F&B Operations, depending on local requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Assists in supervising the day to day activities of kitchen staff, assigns responsibilities for specified work, and sets deadlines to ensure the timely completion of work ensuring labor standards are met
  • Promotes safety and sanitation, inspects all food products handling, establishes and maintains safe practices, and follows HACCP procedures
  • Assists with menu planning, inventory, and managing of supplies
  • Acts as a liaison between FOH and BOH staff in the chef’s absence
  • Maintains effective cost control, service and quality standards to produce maximum sales and profits
  • Complies with company and airline standards of service, operating procedures, as well as those of all applicable regulatory agencies, and ensures on a daily basis that all products are prepared and presented in accordance with company or airline standards
  • May serve as a resource to others in the resolution of complex problems and issues
  • Provides recommendations for hiring, firing, advancement, promotion or any other status change of associates within the kitchen
  • Maintains effective communication and positive associate relations by ensuring all associate activities are performed in a timely and professional manner, to include assisting with resolving associate relations issues and participating in the execution of company and airline development programs as defined by Lounge Management
  • Provides the highest quality of customer service to guests at all times, to include ensuring the proper training of all staff and supporting associates to ensure customer satisfaction and product quality

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Work Environment

  • Requires a High School diploma or general education development (GED) diploma; post-secondary culinary training preferred
  • Requires 3 to 5 years experience with kitchen operations and staff supervision
  • Must be currently be certified in Serve Safe Management certification course or can obtain certification
  • Demonstrates team management, delegation, issue resolution, coaching skills and ability to motivate others and act as a change agent
  • Demonstrates ability to stay organized and deal with multiple priorities/issues simultaneously under pressure with a sense of urgency within specific time
  • Requires the ability to speak, read and comprehend instructions (and documented recipes), short correspondence and policy documents, as well as converse comfortably with individuals

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

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About HMSHost

We are a global hospitality company with a passion for service! HMSHost offers the size, resources, training, and advancement opportunities you need to reach your most important career goals.

We believe in a culture of engagement. We strive to practice behaviors that set all associates up for success. We foster a culture of appreciation, caring and inclusion. We also believe in being the best version of yourself that you can be. We support this with competitive wages, robust benefits and recognition for a job well done.

HMSHost managers are coaches, guiding their teams to achieve great results while having fun and making a difference every day. Our managers show their passion for service and hospitality, are open to different ideas and perspectives, can adjust to the pace of our business, and serve the needs of our associates, guests, brands and other stakeholders.

We value manager-coaches who are reliable, can be counted on to do the right thing and focus on the simplicity of our mission – ensuring everyone feels great at work, and that our travelers are feeling great on the move.

At HMSHost, we know our success is based on great people, strong teams, and a fun environment. If you have positive energy, a passion for serving others, enjoy a fast-paced environment, are a team player, like to learn and grow and have fun at work – apply now!

AA Flagship Lounge
HMSHost at Los Angeles International Airport
Los Angeles, CA

HMSHost is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. HMSHost is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you are an applicant with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access HMSHost’s online applicant portal as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to OSCHR@HMSHost.com.