Position title: Chef
Position type: Full-time, salaried
Position location: Chicago
ABOUT THE SECOND CITY
The Second City is the premier brand in improv-based sketch comedy and the world’s largest school of improvisation with theatres and training centers in Chicago, Toronto, and Hollywood. They have full time touring ensembles, the Harold Ramis Film School, and a thriving B2B division focused on hands-on learning, digital content, and consumer insight. Founded in 1959, the company continues to grow rapidly in size and influence.
Oversee the menu and operations for three theaters
Assist is daily banquet events
Responsible for delivering the highest quality food
Run an efficient kitchen with quick food delivery, without compromising quality
Responsible for inventory & ordering of products
Writing dish and food runner schedule
Expedite service from the inside on the line and outside
Control food waste
Assist in coding and inputting invoices
Interviewing, dish, food runner, line cooks
Managing staff, leading by example and follow through with enforcing company policies
Coordinating maintenance request as needed
Recording temp logs for UP coolers with HACCP standards
Culinary degree is preferred, but not required
Minimum of 2 years’ experience managing a large staff
Strong communication skills both to direct reports as well as to senior management
Ability to lead by example
Ability to work calmly under pressure
Strong attention to cleanliness and efficiency
Ability to multitask
Has strong leadership, coaching and training skills
food preparation skills and knowledge of HACCP standards
Ability to lift bend and carry up to 40 lbs.
Maintain an attention to detail while working in a high-volume environment.
Detail-oriented and organized
Every day is a high volume day with peaks and valleys as theater goers arrive and order within a small window. Catered events happen regularly in our space. These events often happen at the same time as regular service. Only the candidates with love of this rush should apply.
Overseeing the up kitchen and all banquet events, ordering, inventory, and scheduling
Schedule: This is a full-time (40 hr / week) position, salaried with benefits. The ideal candidate for this position is available for all banquet events and should be flexible to adjust as needed.
Pay: Based on experience
Dental, vision and health benefits
Cell phone allowance
Eligible for performance bonus and commissions if division and company goals are met
We are an open, inclusive workplace and welcome applicants who bring along with them diverse life experiences, including every permutation of economic and cultural backgrounds, orientation, ethnicity and points of view. We strive to continue our efforts to work with people who may otherwise be marginalized or underrepresented in our business and around our Chicagoland community.All candidates for this role will be asked to authorize a background check and must be 21 and older.
- Pay Type Salary
- 1616 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA