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Sous Chef (FT) - Alta Toro

Atlanta, GeorgiaFull-time
About the Job
AltaToro is seeking talented Sous Chefs to join our team. As a Sous Chef, you will be responsible for assisting the Executive Chef in the day-to-day operations of the kitchen, including menu planning, food preparation, and kitchen staff management. You will have the opportunity to work with a team of experienced chefs and be a part of creating unique and delicious dishes for our guests. If you have a passion for culinary arts, a strong work ethic and leadership skills, and a desire to be part of a dynamic and growing organization, we want to hear from you.

Qualifications:
  • Culinary degree preferred.
  • Previous supervisor responsibility is required.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of food handling and preparation techniques of large catered functions.
  • Must have knowledge of F&B preparation techniques, Health Department rules, and regulations
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule that will include weekends and holidays
  • Must have excellent organizational and communicational skills
  • Must have the ability to assist in creating and developing the new, creative menu

Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist executive chef in all preparation, cooking, and oversight of culinary operations daily, including collecting, washing, and preparing ingredients as well as seasoning and cooking foods to proper temperatures as indicated in recipes and safety standards.
  • Create, prepare, test, and implement new food and beverage additions to the menu in accordance with special events, themes, and allergy or dietary restrictions.
  • Ensure all processes, equipment, employees, and methods comply with federal, state, and local laws regarding cleanliness, safety, documentation, and alcohol awareness standards.
  • Oversee all kitchen operations as directed by the executive chef, verify proper technique and quality standards, quickly assess any problems, and proactively respond by assisting other cooks as needed.
  • Communicate efficiently and clearly with other kitchen personnel, front-of-house staff, management, vendors, and customers daily and maintain a calm and controlled demeanor during stressful situations or critiques.
  • Plan seasonal menus that include local and/or unique ingredients, implement cost control methods to ensure adherence with budgetary standards, determine appropriate inventory requirements, order products, and receive and catalog food items.

Benefits & Perks: 
  • Competitive salary and results based bonus program
  • Medical Benefits
  • Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays
  • Parking Allowance
  • Potential for growth
  • A great environment to work in surrounded by talented, hardworking, passionate, and fun people
  • Relocation reimbursement if moving from a different town to Atlanta
    About K5 Hospitality

    K5 Hospitality is an award-winning restaurant group based in Atlanta, GA, founded by experienced restaurateur Ayman Kamel. The group is dedicated to providing excellent food and impeccable service to its guests. With four successful concepts - 5Church Midtown, 5Church Buckhead, Virtue Rooftop, and AltaToro - we offer a range of dining options for every taste and occasion. Our concepts combine chef-driven menus, craft cocktails, and incredible local custom artwork to create unique spaces with their own vibe. We also put a strong focus on farm-to-table dining, working with predominantly local farmers and vendors. Whether you're in the mood for a casual bite to eat or a fine dining experience, K5 Hospitality has something to offer. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team. If you are passionate about the restaurant industry and have a desire to be part of a dynamic and growing organization, we would love to hear from you.