Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Sous Chef in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Do you have a genuine love for delivering great quality food? Passionate about your craft and bringing happiness through your skillset? Would you say you're an allstar in the kitchen?

Then join us at MSK where you can be a leader in the culinary field and apart of impacting patient lives with outstanding service and delivering an exemplary experience. We are looking for a determined, hard-worker who wants to make a difference.

We are seeking aSous Chefto join our Executive Chef in preparing high quality foods for patients, employees, hospital visitors and special functions in accordance to standardized recipes. You will ensures that food is "batched cooked" in sufficient amounts per production sheets, to meet service schedules. Additional responsibilities include prepping daily production and assignment sheets; to include employee break schedule, and conducting quality checks according to department regulatory requirements.

You will:

  • Responsible for total coordination of food production.

  • Maintaining the highest standards in food presentation, production and consistency.

  • Retaining control procedures (i.e. labor and food costs, waste and security).

  • Supervise, train and develop staff.

  • Maintain sanitation levels in accordance with hotel and local health department regulations.

  • Maintain effective working relationship with other departments.

  • Involved in recommendations for hiring and coaching staff.

  • Supervise the preparation and presentation of foods by cooks and other pantry personnel, overseeing food items are prepared as determined by the Executive Chef.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by supervisors/managers.

  • Maintain an adequate supply of all food inventory.

  • Assist in maintaining adequate training programs for kitchen staff.

  • Ensure the best and fastest performance of the kitchen so as not to impede service in food outlets.

  • Kitchen always prepared to start service on time.

  • Ensure server orders are clearly understood so that “returns” due to faulty prep are minimized.

  • Ensure that requests and specifications in the function sheet are provided on a timely basis.

  • Constantly coordinate with room supervisors so production is scheduled as reservations dictate.

  • Practice safety standards and report any unsafe conditions.

  • Responsible for the closing or opening of the kitchen operation.

Is your background a fit?

You need:

  • Minimum 2-4 years experience in quality, high volume restaurant operation or hotel.

  • 1 year supervisor experience preferred

  • Able to lift 50 lbs and work in warm environment.

  • Able to sit, stand, stoop or bend for duration.

  • New York City Food Handlers Permit.


  • Full time/open availability from Monday to Sunday

  • Schedule will vary but will include many mid to late shifts including some weekends and holidays



MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

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Requisition ID2018-27937