Hotel Paradox
  • 11-Aug-2017 to 11-Nov-2017 (PST)
  • Santa Cruz, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & 401k

Who We Are...

Managed by BPR Properties, The Hotel Paradox is 170-room hotel located in Downtown Santa Cruz, less than a mile from the Beach. The Hotel Paradox welcomes employees into a serene, but whimsical environment where nature is playfully blended with sophisticated style. Paradox prides itself on bringing a chic luxury style hotel into a causal beach setting. To add to the fun, the Hotel Paradox also features a Farm to Table restaurant with an indoor/outdoor bar overlooking a lively pool deck.

BPR Properties is an innovative hospitality company that creates lasting guest experiences through smart, engaging, and creative projects. Our key properties currently reside in Palo Alto, serene Santa Cruz, picturesque Berkeley, and Portland


What We Look For...  

We are looking for a Sous Chef to be part of a first-class culinary team that provides support, supervises, and coordinates the preparation of food according to the standards set by the Executive Chef.


The Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with Executive Chef executing banquet events, breakfast, brunch, lunch & dinner service
  • Identify current and future customer food preferences by establishing personal contact and rapport with clients and hotel catering and sales staff
  • Responsible for recipes, menu creation, implementation and efficient daily operation of restaurant, in room dinning, and banquets for all meals of the day
  • Oversee the front line, offering a great culinary experience to our restaurant and banquet cooks
  • Prepare and train staff in use of working menus, portion size, recipe cards and photo standards
  • Work with restaurant management to increase food knowledge of staff to properly sell menu to customers
  • Conduct daily walk-through of all walk-in refrigerators, storage rooms, and food lines to ensure rotation, usage, cleanliness and proper sanitation
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment by implementing federal, state and local sanitation requirements; maintaining first aid, CPR, and Heimlich maneuver certification; instructing others in the use of kitchen utensils, equipment operation and sanitation and sanitary food handling
  • Assist in the responsibility to select, train, supervise, develop, discipline and counsel employees in accordance with hotel policies and procedures
  • Assist in scheduling staff according to business levels, maintaining and monitoring overtime, labor and food costs


The Model Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in full-service restaurant
  • 2+ years of Sous Chef experience
  • Graduation from a culinary academy preferred
  • Hospitality experience preferred




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**BPR Properties is an EOE M/F/D/V **

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