ARAMARK Sous Chef in Athens, West Virginia



Essential Functions:

  • Oversee and support line cooks in synchronizing food procurement and other food preparation tasks, ensuring labor and cost control goals are not exceeded

  • Read and follow recipes – prepare and cook hot and cold food items

  • Ensure there are daily sufficient prepped foods to ensure the restaurant runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible

  • Prepare and plate final food products ensuring an attractive presentation is achieved

  • Ensure all food orders are completed in an efficient manner

  • Order and receive food product from vendors – check in by item on invoice and input in receiving log

  • Assist in conducting food and beverage inventories – note any out of stock items or possible shortages

  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of culinary trends and use them where appropriate

  • Ensure proper handling of all food products and equipment is maintained, to ensure food safety and kitchen standards are adhered to at all times

  • Ensure cleanliness and high sanitation standards are maintained at all times

  • Organize and maintain stock rooms and walk-in refrigerators

  • At the end of the shift return all food items to designated storage areas - cover and date all perishable items

  • Train line cooks on all aspects of the role, helping to enhance their cooking skills

  • May be required to schedule labor according to budget guidelines – ensuring all employee schedules are kept updated

  • Must be flexible – willing to work a rotational schedule with rotational days off that may include weekends and holidays

  • Must be well groomed and maintain a high level of professionalism at all times

  • Must perform all miscellaneous duties assigned by upper management

  • Know and comply with all company policies and procedures regarding safety, security, emergencies and energy

  • Report to work on time and in complete uniform

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be able to work independently and finish tasks in a timely manor

  • Must be able to read and follow recipes

  • Must be focused on safety and sanitation

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran