Al J Schneider Co.

  • Sous Chef - Walkers Exchange

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/5/2019 3:07 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 outlet


    We are seeking a professional and energetic Sous Chef to join our Culinary team for Walkers Exchange.


    • Lead daily kitchen operations to ensure the proper production of food items and kitchen compliance with company policies and procedures.
    • Coordinate and organize the kitchen in the absence of the Executive Chef.  Delegate and follow up on assigned objectives.
    • Assist the Executive Chef in the creation of menu items, recipe cards and plate presentations.  Ensures adherence to established standards.
    • Assist the Executive Chef in managing food costs and labor 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.
    • Maintain knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.
    • Maintain knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.



    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • 3+ years of experience in the culinary industry.
    • Positive leadership skills with the ability motivate staff in a fast paced working environment.
    • Excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures.
    • High level of creativity.
    • Excellent time management skills.
    • Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions.
    • Familiar with industry's best practices.
    • Working knowledge of various computer software programs to include Microsoft Office, Excel and restaurant management software.
    • Ability to work flexible schedule.

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


    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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