Al J Schneider Co.

  • Garde Manger Sous Chef

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/13/2019 5:36 PM)
    # of Openings
    Food & Beverage
  • Overview

    The Galt House Hotel - A legendary destination among hotels in the city. 


    As Louisville’s only waterfront hotel, the Galt House Hotel is quite simply the best place to find a unique and authentic experience in our exciting city.  Sip some bourbon while taking in spectacular views of the Ohio River. We are just a shot away from Whiskey Row, where you immerse yourself in the history of Kentucky’s native spirit. Explore world-renowned cultural encounters at nearby Museum Row, featuring icons such as Muhammad Ali and Louisville Slugger. Delight your palette with mouthwatering culinary tastings in our top-rated restaurant scene. The Galt House Hotel, the Heart of Louisville, is in the center of it all.


    The Galt House Hotel is the place to meet for a totally self-contained meeting or event, priding ourselves on a warm, friendly atmosphere and sincerity of our service. Located in the heart of Louisville, we are within driving distance from half the US population and just 10 minutes from the airport. We offer six restaurants and lounges; 130,000 square feet of meeting space; 53 meeting rooms; over 1,300 guest rooms; the city’s best fitness center; and six retail outlets.


    The Garde Manger Sous Chef is responsible for all cold food production and some specialty hot foods. This position requires a keen eye for presentation and flair. Strong knowledge of making cold food from “scratch” items such as appetizers, cold hors d’oeuvres, fruit, meat and cheese platters and upgraded plated salads.  


    • Lead daily kitchen operations to ensure the proper production of food items and kitchen compliance with company policies and procedures.
    • Coordinate and organize the Garde Manger Kitchen.  Delegate and follow up on assigned objectives.
    • Assist the Garde Manger Chef and Garde Manger Sous Chef in the creation of menu items, recipe cards and plate presentations.  Ensures adherence to established standards.
    • Assist the Executive Chef and Culinary Operations Manager in managing food costs and labor productivity according to financial guidelines. 
    • Assist in the execution of departmental goals.
    • Provide training in food production and equipment usage to the culinary staff within the designated kitchen.
    • Ensure that kitchen staff performs according to HACCP, OSHA, and sanitation guidelines.
    • Oversee proper requisition, storage, utilization and inventory of food products.
    • Interact with guests and service staff to ensure guest satisfaction and resolve guest complaints.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.
    • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment.
    • Anticipate guests' needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests.
    • Be familiar with all Hotel services/features and local attractions/activities to respond to guest inquiries accurately.
    • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.
    • Ensure that staff report to work as scheduled; document any late or absent employees.
    • Ensure that each Kitchen work area is stocked with specified tools, supplies and equipment to meet the business demand.
    • Complete work orders for maintenance repairs and submit to Engineering.


    Provide feedback to staff on their performance; handle disciplinary problems and counsel employees according to Hotel standards.                                                                                                                                                                                      
    Must be flexible in work hours and available to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays 


    • Generally 5+ years experience in related field.
    • Certification is required in some areas.
    • May require AS/AOS in related disciplineAbility to get along with others/work as a team
    • Able to be consistently at work on time.
    • Considerate of co-workers and guests needs.
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Able to follow directions and training requirements.
    • Must be able to multitask.
    • Must be neat and clean.

     The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.


    The Galt House Hotel offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, 401k, a complimentary meal in associate cafeteria, complimentary parking, a discounted monthly TARC bus pass and more.


    The Galt House Hotel is a Drug Free Workplace, creating a culture of care where diversity is welcomed.


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