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Sous Chef **New Opportunity** at Westminster St. Augustine

Posted in Restaurant - Food Service 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: St. Augustine, Florida

Job Description:

Located in the heart of World Golf Village, Westminster St. Augustine, a Life Care Retirement Community, is currently accepting applications for the position of Sous Chef to work on a full-time basis. The Sous Chef assists the Chef or Director of Dining in the planning, coordinating and implementation of the quality dining program for resident’s staff and guests. This position will oversee the culinary component, HAACP program and Sanitation program of the dining program in all of the food production and service areas within the community. The Sous Chef will also provide support in assigned areas during the absence of the Chef or Director of Dining Services.

EOE, DFWP - "We honor those who have served."

We Offer:

  • Medical Insurance – three plan options

  • Wellness credit opportunity of $50 per pay period

  • Dental Insurance – three plan options

  • Vision Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Flexible Spending Plans for medical and dependent care

  • Basic Life & AD&D Insurance – benefit amount is two times annual salary

  • Long Term Disability – premium paid by company

  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance – available to employee, spouse and child(ren)

  • Voluntary Hospital Indemnity Plan

  • Voluntary Group Accident and Voluntary Group Critical Illness

  • Health Advocate – free assistance with resolving healthcare and insurance related issues

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan and Profit Sharing Plan

  • PTO Hours (hours can be sold in 20 hour increments as long as 80 hours remain afterwards)

  • Bereavement Leave

  • Paid Jury Duty

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - free counseling for employees and their families

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program (after 1 year of service)

  • Resident Scholarship Program to assist in furthering education (after 6 months)

  • Resident Christmas Fund for employees

  • Foundation Mercy Fund

  • Free Flu Shots and Hepatitis B vaccinations

  • Discounted Meals

  • Tickets at Work – discount pricing on travel and entertainment options

  • Training & Career growth



The Sous Chef position must comply with all applicable rules, policies, standards and guidelines related to employment with Westminster Communities including:

  1. Manage the kitchen operations in the absence of the Chef.

  2. Supervise all activities in the kitchen(s).

  3. Assist the Chef with daily food preparation and production by following standardized recipes.

  4. Ensure recipe compliance, proper record keeping and food quality.

  5. Assist in the preparation of soups, sauces and gravies.

  6. Responsible for kitchen staff compliance with sanitation and food safety standards.

  7. Monitor the proper operation of the kitchen equipment and report any equipment failures to the Chef or Director.

The above position description is not to be construed as a complete listing of the assignments and responsibilities assigned to any employee; nor are such assignments restricted to those precisely listed in the description. This position description may change from time to time as the needs of the organization change.


Education: 2-Year Accredited Culinary Degree or College Degree in a related subject required; Specialized certification/degree at an approved culinary school; and 3 years similar experience in a high volume, hospitality oriented and customer service focused environment. Serv Safe certification required or ability to obtain certification within 90 days of date of hire. 

Experience: Proficiency with computer programs including Microsoft Office. Proficiency with data-base types of menu systems for menu forecasting, menu building and recipe creation. Supervisory Leadership.

Requirements: Ability to hold effective meetings. Ability to learn computer programs as defined by Westminster Communities of Florida. Ability to work as a member of the dining services management team. 

Physical & Environmental Requirements And Sensory & Communicative Activities:

Finger Dexterity, Grasping, Reaching, Standing, Sitting, Lifting (up to 50 lbs), Bending, Walking, Hearing, Speaking, Seeing, Manual Dexterity, Tasting, Smelling


Inside and Outside environmental conditions

Blood borne pathogens

Respiratory pathogens




  • 3 years similar experience in a high volume food service



  • Associate Degree or better

Licenses & Certifications


  • COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Florida Safe Cert

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