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Compass Group, North America SOUS CHEF, KNOX COLLEGE in DAVENPORT, Iowa

Posted Date: Sep 13, 2021

Position Title: Sous Chef

Location: Knox College, GALESBURG, IL

A family of companies and experiences

As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you’ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you’ve tasted Compass Group’s delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states. Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!

great people. great services. great results.

Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar.

This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus! If you know someone that is qualified for this role, please use the ‘job search’ in MyOpportunity to refer your referral and email them a link to apply. Your referral will be able to apply by clicking the link in the email then you can check the status under Careers in MyOpportunity by clicking on ‘referral tracking.’ For Employee Referral guidelines, FAQs and the Compass Employee Referral Policy, email Click here ( to view the step-by-step instructions to refer a friend to this position.

Job Summary

The Sous Chef for Bon Appetit Management Company is responsible for

assisting with the overall success of the Food Program. This means adhering to the

Client’s culture and guidelines, the Health Department’s regulations, and Bon

Appétit’s standards and expectations of food quality, freshness and presentation.

This position oversees the kitchen’s daily administrative, operational, and culinary

tasks, including sanitation and safety. This position also motivates, trains, develops

and directs the back of house employees to accomplish the objectives of the

operation to the satisfaction of the customers, clients, and Bon Appetit Management


Key Responsibilities:

· Supervision and Development of Staff

· Food Programs

· Customer Service and Client Relations

· Financial Management and Analysis

· Kitchen & Café Supervision

· Special Events

· Marketing/Sales

Preferred Qualifications:

• A minimum of 2 years kitchen supervisory experience or applicable

culinary experience in a similar volume, quality food service establishment

• Posses general hospitality knowledge and interest in sustainability and

sustainable food practices

• Operate Web based ordering systems, process customer

requests, changes to orders, menu updates and client profiles.

• Proficient with word processing and compose basic email memos

• Posses the ability to meet Bon Appétit unit specific uniform standards

for this position.

• Utilize all Personal Protective Equipment’s per Bon Appétit guidelines.

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)

Associates at Corporate are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance/ AD

  • Disability Insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)

  • Associate Shopping Program

  • Health and Wellness Programs

  • Discount Marketplace

  • Identity Theft Protection

  • Pet Insurance

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 880731

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