Sous Chef - PM
Company: Morning Glory Farm Inc
Posted on: May 11, 2022
EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, age,
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by
Title: Sous Chef - PM
Hours: Full time, including weekends, Shift range is 10:00am -
Report to: Executive Chef & Sous Chef - AM
Wages: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour depending on experience
Morning Glory Farm offers a wide assortment of fresh-packed salads,
side dishes, entrees and soups that are prepared daily in our
kitchen. We pride ourselves on using our own produce and other
local ingredients in season to create outstanding food. Our
Farmstand is stocked with freshly prepared entrees, soups, side
dishes, salads and pickled vegtables and dressings. We use our own
farm produce whenver possible as well as the finest non-GMO and
organic products. We prioritize sustainability in food services.
Our dishes are based on seasonal produce and our meals and
offerings are made from scratch.
The Sous Chef position is the primary cook in the kitchen, and is
the culinary muscle behind the Executive Chef. The Sous Chef will
oversee all production activity in the afternoon and evening in the
kitchen, train personnel, and execute menus using our own produce
and other local ingredients in season to create outstanding food.
This position is central to our daily food service which includes
entrees, carry-out dishes, and soup and salad bar. The Sous Chef -
PM preps all products for the following day and is central to the
night time production. The Sous Chef should be intimately familiar
with all the duties inside the kitchen and has the ability to fill
each position in a pinch.
In our daily work, we:
Participate in and oversee the work of kitchen staff and assure
that all foodstuffs are prepared and cooked according to specified
recipes and procedures, in a timely manner.
Collaborates with the Sous Chef - AM and the Executive Chef.
Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold within the department
and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions about
Ensure all food is prepared, handled and stored according to all
required food safety code standards.
Rotate stock items and maintain accurate food inventories as per
Responsible for the set-up, cleanliness/sanitation, and
organization of the food prep area, pack & prep room and/or kitchen
before, during, and after every shift.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Our ideal candidate:
Must know how to properly and safely operate commercial
Must be 18 years old.
Has the ability to remain calm and focused and provide excellent
food products in a high volume environment.
Must have broad knowledge and experience in Commercial Kitchen
A minimum of 4 years of ktichen experience is required. 2 years of
kitchen management experience preferred.
Knowledgeable about basic food handling skills as well as simple
mathematical calculations (reading scale).
Presents in a highly professional manner to customers and
Has a love and respect for the farm to table model, with nutrition
as important as flavor.
May be required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds frequently, and
up to 50 pounds occasionally.
Applicants must be flexible, adaptable and able to work
WAGE: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour depending on experience
POSITION: Sous Chef - PM
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Morning Glory Farm, started in 1975 by
James and Deborah Athearn, grows about 65 acres of vegetables and
small fruits on the island of Martha's Vineyard.
Small successive plantings of a wide variety of crops supply the
Farmstand from May through December.
Crops include sweet corn, lettuce, carrots, beets, tomatoes,
melons, potatoes, beans, squash, pumpkins, and more. Our herb
garden supplies a full assortment of culinary herbs. We also raise
four acres of cut flowers, and small plantings of strawberries,
grapes, peaches, and beach plums.
We keep beef cows on pasture in Chilmark for which we harvest 45
acres of hay and we also produce eggs, pork and fresh,
pasture-raised chickens to sell in the Farmstand. Twenty-three
acres of our vegetable fields are farmed using natural practices
and only OMRI certified fertilizers and pesticides. We manage the
rest of our land with a minimum of pesticides and with attention to
the long-term health of the soil.
The farm name grew from the vision of the sun rising over lush,
green fields, cows with udders full of milk ambling past bountiful
gardens and hedgerows lively with honeybees: true wealth of
Each year we meet a new crew of farmers, bakers, cooks, and
Farmstand staff who become part of the farm family. The farm has
benefited from a variety of wonderful people who have endowed
Morning Glory with their own special contributions.
LOCATION: MA, Edgartown
Keywords: Morning Glory Farm Inc, Nantucket , Sous Chef - PM, Hospitality & Tourism , Edgartown, Massachusetts
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