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Porter - Sous Chef

Company Overview

Porter Kitchen + Deck is the newest venue by Four Corners Tavern Group opening later this summer at 150 N Riverside the newest trophy office building in the Chicago Loop. 

In 2001 the Four Corners Tavern Group began with the acquisition of the Schoolyard Tavern & Grill. The company was founded on four basic principles: creative bar fare, superior service, unique design and a relaxed atmosphere. The vision of Four Corners is to open an establishment in all of the unique neighborhoods throughout Chicago. At Four Corners you will find a commitment to serving creative bar food from a variety of local producers as well as pouring the best domestic and craft beers. Service, design and atmosphere are the aspects we wrap the rest of the experience around. 

Job Summary

Sous Chef position for a reliable individual looking to expand their culinary skills and grow with us. The Sous Chef will enhance and control food and labor cost, food preparation, menu development, and pricing and development of culinary team. The Sous Chef will report to the Executive Chef. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Successful culinary production operation under the direction of the Executive Chef
  • Opportunity to serve as the kitchen head for culinary operations in the absences of Executive Chef
  • Staying up to date on dining trends and new techniques
  • Manage areas of profit, stock, wastage control, hygiene practices and training within the kitchen
  • Ensure all products are prepared in a consistent manner and meet departmental appearance/quality standards
  • The ability to work in a fast paced, high energy and demanding environment while maintaining the highest standard of professionalism
  • A flexible schedule with the ability to work day, evening and weekend hours as business needs require
  • Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards​

Desired Skills 

  • 3+ years of industry and culinary experience in a similar role
  • Ability to efficiently identify issues and problem solve
  • Commitment to quality, accuracy, timeliness and results
  • An effective communicator with a positive attitude and a team player mentality
  • Advanced troubleshooting and multi-tasking skills, ability to prioritize

Benefits and Perks

  • Health and Dental Insurance 
  • 401K Benefits
  • Company wide Food & Beverage allowance 
  • Food and Beverage Discount
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