As Sous Chef, you will work closely with our Kitchen Manager and other Kitchen Staff Members on weekly meal production, working on everything from prep, to cooking, to plating/packing and cleaning. You will be involved with vendor ordering and production planning, helping guide junior team member when they join the team. We are a team that genuinely enjoys our jobs - we work hard and go home.
Report to/work closely with Kitchen Manager during food prep in a shared commercial kitchen, working on production from prep, to cooking, to plating.
Planning production (printing, organizing prep lists, etc)
Vendor/ingredient ordering, inventory.
Other kitchen prep/cleaning responsibilities as assigned.
Full-time. Wednesday - Sunday, morning hours. Start times usually 5-6am. End times usually 3-5pm.
Good work-life balance, (set shifts, not many unexpected hours)
We work at a large and beautiful commercial kitchen in South Kearny. It makes being work more enjoyable.
What You Should Bring To The Table:
Experience with prep and cooking. Ambition and hunger to learn is more important than an extensive resume.
Strong organizational skills.
A desire to be part of a small dynamic team that works together and does different things throughout the week.
Experience working in a team environment. Being a team player is key to this role.
Serv-Safe Food Handlers Certificate required.
Proven ability to execute food production to meet time, quality, and volume standards
Strong desire to improve culinary skills and knowledge of evolving food trends
Ability to receive constructive input and adapt to changing environment as we scale up
All candidates must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States
mademeals.co is food startup working out of a newly constructed commercial kitchen in Kearny, NJ. Our meal prep delivery service helps busy people eat healthy meals made with local, organic and humanely-raised ingredients that are ready to heat-and-eat when they don't have time to cook. We launched in March of 2019 and are growing steadily every quarter.
As a small business, we're committed to supporting local farmers and using local & organic produce and grass-fed/pasture-raised meats raised without antibiotics and wild-caught seafood, and support better living conditions for farm animals as a core principle.
Why Join Us?
We are an early-stage startup embarking on an exciting journey in a growing market. This is an opportunity to be part of something fun and to have high impact and visibility into a growing team.