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Sous Chef

General Information

United States of America
New York
The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel
Food & Beverage - Culinary
Job Type
Full-time Permanent

Job Description

Begin Your Rosewood Journey

We believe that life is made of many journeys: inspiration, wonderment, curiosity, or the simple joy of discovering something new every day. If you share the same sentiment, then this opportunity is for you.

The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel is currently recruiting for a Sous Chef. The ideal candidate will be accountable for overall success of the daily kitchen operations. Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related functions.

The Sous Chef will continually improve guest and associate satisfaction while adhering to budget guidelines. Supervises all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product is produced. This role is also responsible for guiding and developing associates and ensuring sanitation and food standards are achieved.

Required Skills

• Develops, designs, or creates new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
• Supervises kitchen shift operations and ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, standards and procedures and develops seasonal menus with costings plating guides and food taste panels.
• Supports the hotel philosophy concerning hiring, employee relations, coaching, training and evaluations.
• Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
• Follows proper handling and temperature of all food products.
• Estimates daily production needs.
• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
• Understands the impact of kitchen operation on the overall property financial goals and objectives and manages to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.
• Sets and supports achievement of kitchen goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
• Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.
• Models the company’s culture, vision, mission and core values at all times.
• Foster and promote a cooperative working climate, maximizing productivity and employee morale.


• High school diploma /GED or 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management
• Licenses & Certifications: New York City Food Safety Certification or Equivalent Food Safety Certification
*New York City Certification is a Local Law Requirement
• Minimum Six years overall culinary experience with at least two years in a Chef de Cuisine position in a Five Star luxury or ultra-luxury hotel or restaurant, preferably in a union environment
• Ability to enforce hotel's standards, policies and procedures with all kitchen personnel
• Be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgement
• Maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data
• Prior heavy exposure to culinary
• Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved.
• Thorough knowledge of kitchen productivity
• Ability to be resourceful, creative and maintain flexibility
• Must be able to exert physical effort in transporting 50 pounds, endure various physical movements throughout the work areas, reach up and down, remain stationary at times throughout work periods, and satisfactorily communicate with guests and co-workers to their understanding

Competitive Benefits

• Medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits
• Paid holidays
• We encourage personal and professional growth. Continue the Rosewood Journey through global talent development opportunities.

Salary Range: $74,000 - $84,000

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About Us


Built in 1930, The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel is a New York City luxury hotel that exudes charm and elegance. For generations, it has been the “home away from home” for world leaders, celebrities and sophisticated travelers. Guests discover remarkable privacy, luxury and impeccable service from this award-winning property. The Carlyle has consistently been recognized as one of the top hotels to stay by the world’s leading publications, travel magazines and consumer organizations.


Rosewood Hotel Group, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, encompasses three brands: Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®, New World Hotels & Resorts® and KHOS™. Its combined portfolio consists more than 40 hotels in 19 countries. Known for distinctive, refined service in cultures throughout the worlds. We want to be progressive in our service yet remain timeless. Whether you work with us to stay with us, Rosewood Hotel Group creates enduring relationships in engaging environments.
The group’s foundation is its commitment to “Relationship Hospitality” – a belief that true hospitality springs from the nurturing and building of strong and lasting relationships with fellow associates, guests, partners and the communities in which its hotels operate. By doing so, Rosewood Hotel Group strives to become the industry leader in delivering the true meaning of hospitality.