Barra Rossa - Philly

Job 169149 - Barra Sous Chef
Philadelphia, PA

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Job Details

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

Barra Rossa is a bustling burst of Italian flavor and energy. The lively atmosphere is perfect for sharing a meal with friends or family, or for a late-night snack. The dynamic bar provides a vibrant venue for sampling from a selection of 50 Italian wines served by the bottle or quartino.  Creative and traditional dishes are brought to life with local and fresh ingredients. An extensive wine and specialty cocktail list pairs with each dish to complete the dining experience.

This is an exciting opportunity that will allow you experiment with the newest food trends, cook dishes from scratch, help create specials, as well as, be part of a team driven by a positivity, innovation and creativity!  If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of a cutting-edge concept and have a passion for your craft, this may be the fit for you.  Our team is seeking the "best of the best" in the industry as we continue to grow rapidly, with advancement opportunities available.  This is a great chance to be part of an awesome team that you can be proud of and truly enjoy, day in and day out!

This position supports the Executive Chef in all aspects of the culinary operation. The Sous Chef will assume responsibility for the restaurant's food quality, presentation, adherence to standard operating procedures, staff supervision, staff development, creativity of daily features and cost management within Barra Rossa.

Basic Job Duties:

  • Menu creation with standardized recipes
  • Scheduling and monitoring of kitchen staff
  • Hiring, training and development of culinary and general kitchen staff
  • Maintaining kitchen safety and sanitation standards
  • Ordering, requisitioning, and inventory control of food products
  • Actively manage variable cost centers to ensure profitability with food product and labor costs.
  • Maintain updated costing
  • Maintain equipment in good working order by submitting regular service and repair requests
  • Partner with front of house to achieve department goals
  • Attend designated department meetings
  • Complete other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Completion of High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in kitchen management
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in food preparation


Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge and experience in upscale casual or club dining restaurants
  • Ability to convey information, work within strict deadlines, multi-task, and react quickly and effectively to challenges
  • Ability to lead a team of employees utilizing proven organizational and communication skills
  • Possess a valid or be willing to obtain a ServSafe certification
  • Degree in culinary arts preferred


Working Conditions:

  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., walking, bending, standing 85% of the shift, and working in extreme temperatures.
  • Schedule will vary according to operational needs including holidays; weekends required.
  • Good personal hygiene is a must.


Required experience:

  • Kitchen Management: 2 years


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