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Sous Chef - Cape May Ferry

North Cape May, NJ

  • Culinary

  • Salaried

Job Description

Aramark Sports & Entertainment is looking to hire a new Sous Chef to support our food and beverage operation for the Cape May Ferry!


THE OPPORTUNITY: The Sous Chef is a is a full-time, year-round management position supporting the Executive Chef in managing hourly culinary staff and developing and executing culinary solutions to meet customer needs and tastes. The Sous Chef will coordinate, plan, participate, and supervise the production, preparation, and presentation of food. Services will be located at the Cape May – Lewes Ferry Terminal in Cape May, NJ and include Café operation, an indoor/outdoor Restaurant and Bar, and exclusive Catering spaces. The Terminal features roughly 280 indoor and 130 outdoor seats, patio and outside green, all offering panoramic views of the scenic Delaware Bay.


WHO YOU ARE: Our Sous Chefs offer a wide variety of culinary solutions to meet customer and client needs and tastes. They are skilled culinarians, apply culinary techniques to food preparation, and manage the final presentation and service of food. Ideal candidates will be well-rounded in food preparation, techniques and skills and have experience in multiple types of cuisines.

Job Responsibilities

•    Trains and leads kitchen personnel
•    Supervises/coordinates all related culinary activities
•    Estimates food consumption and requisition or purchase food
•    Selects and develops recipes and standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality
•    Establishes presentation technique and quality standards, and plans and prices menus
•    Ensures proper equipment operation/maintenance and ensures proper safety and sanitation in the kitchen
•    Oversees special catering events and may also offer culinary instruction and/or demonstrate culinary techniques

At Aramark, developing new skills and doing what it takes to get the job done make a positive impact for our employees and for our customers. In order to meet our commitments, job duties may change or new ones may be assigned without formal notice.




•    Requires at least 2-3 years in a related position
•    Requires at least 2-3 years of post-high school education, preferably a culinary degree
•    Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession
•    Requires experiential knowledge of management of people and/or problems.
•    Requires verbal, reading, and written communication skills

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Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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