Sous Chef - Shanghai Terrace

Business Unit:  The Peninsula Chicago
Location:  Chicago

The Peninsula Chicago is seeking a creative sous chef for our Shanghai cuisine restaurant who is highly organized to work with our F&B operations and create a memorable guest experience.


  • Work for a luxury Five-Star Five-Diamond property in the heart of Michigan Avenue, Chicago.
  • Grow within a diverse multi-outlet property.
  • Exceptional health benefits package and 401(k) with company match.


Key accountabilities


  • Responsible for assisting Shanghai Terrace Chef De Cuisine in planning, directing, controlling, coordinating and participating in the day-to-day preparation and production of the Shanghai Terrace Kitchen.
  • Accountable for the production of all products required by the outlet.
  • Ensures that the product is of the highest quality, and that this is consistently achieved.
  • Assists the Executive Sous Chef in his Tasks and supports his responsibilities during his absence.
  • Ensure that there is minimal wastage and maximum use of raw materials.
  • Maintain a standard of presentation of all items produced, and continually help develop new standards for the section.
  • Produce the daily Kitchen requirements for every event.
  • Ensure planning and execution of production to maintain production.


General requirements


  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a Sous Chef in an upscale Chinese restaurant
  • Must have excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and work in a team, creative, motivated.


Benefits We Offer


  • 10 vacation days per year
  • 6 sick days per year
  • 3 personal days per year
  • 10 holidays days per year
  • Complimentary employee meals
  • Discounted parking
  • Discounted and complimentary room nights at The Peninsula Hotels
  • 50% restaurant discount
  • 50% discount on spa services
  • 25% discount on spa retail
  • 80% company-paid medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Complimentary life insurance
  • Complimentary long-term disability
  • Retirement plan with 5% company match


We are delighted to receive your resume for further consideration. To be considered for the position, you must have work authorization in the United States.




About The Peninsula Chicago

Set along the famed Magnificent Mile section of Michigan Avenue, The Peninsula Chicago offers spectacular views over Lake Michigan and the glittering city skyline. Proud of its tradition of Midwestern hospitality, the hotel is considered the top choice for everything from accommodation to celebrations and corporate events in the city.

Requisition ID:  42789

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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