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Sous Chef - Tap House

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Essential Duties And Responsibilities

1. Assist in staff, schedule, evaluate, train, develop and monitor culinary team. Recommend wage increases, promotions, demotions, discipline and other employment actions for team members.

2. Understand department objectives, standards, and guidelines to achieve effective supervision of department; adjust daily schedule according to business levels.

3. Oversee all cooking operations, including methods of preparation, portion control, monitoring timeliness of food delivery and garnishing; ensuring a high quality preparation and attractive presentation of all food to meet corporate standards and policies.

4. Observe and monitors staff adherence to health department regulations regarding food handling, storage, temperature, and cleanliness of work environment.

5. Assists in developing and implementing department management plans including budgets, labor schedules and systems of accountability.

6. Assists in developing and implementing policies, procedures and rules including operations manuals, to promote compliance with company and regulatory guidelines.

7. Ensure proper communication between front of house and back of house operations while taking ownership of all responsible areas.

8. Meet daily deadlines of opening, creating, and posting table-talks for specials and produces sample dishes for pre-shifts in a timely manner and reviews special postings and prep level.

9. Ensure periodic quality checks for all products, i.e., temperature checks are conducted.

10. Monitoring of weekly sales and adjusts prep production levels as well as ensuring all food products are ordered to par levels and can make adjustments according to business volumes.

11. Ensure daily line checks are performed with front of the house managers.

12. Oversees all stations are properly stocked and set up and ensures all kitchen equipment and working conditions are well maintained.

13. Ensure quality of food meets company specifications and cleanliness standards.

14. Assist in maintaining food and labor costs at the budgetary guidelines.

15. Ensure accurate inventories are conducted.

16. Write and cost recipes while developing a collection of recipes in a linked Excel recipe


17. Perform all duties including purchasing and menu changes, in adherence to all company

standards and policies.

18. Knowledgeable of the Indiana Gaming regulations as well as Tropicana Evansville’s

internal controls, policies and procedures

19. Ensures all departmental personnel follow the Thoughtful Service model at all times

20. Must be available for regularly scheduled work

21. May be required to perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
Directly supervises Team Members in the Culinary

Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies

and applicable laws. Responsibilities include assisting with interviewing, hiring and appraising


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each

essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,

skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with

disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Butchery knowledge
  • Great verbal and written communication skills, problem solving ability and excellent

    organizational skills

  • Ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines
  • Basic knowledge and understanding to calculate, analyze and troubleshoot P&L
  • Ability to demonstrate expertise in performing all supervisory and line positions within the


  • Ability to adapt to changing market conditions
    Education And/Or Experience
    These skills and abilities are typically acquired through

    completion of a degree from a certified food service program, apprenticeship, culinary school or

    equivalent; a minimum of 5 years previous industry experience, with 2 years experience as a Lead

    Cook / Supervisor or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience which

    demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
    ServSafe Certification and must be able to

    obtain and maintain an Indiana Gaming Commission License.

    Language Skills
    Must be able to communicate effectively in English. Ability to read, analyze,

    and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or

    governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure

    manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of

    managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

    Mathematical Skills
    Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and

    statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions

    to practical situations.

    Computer Skills
    Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and all other

    systems associated with position.

    Access To Gaming Facility
    Access To Sensitive Materials
    Yes access to departmental payroll/payroll records, and

    departmental budgetary information.

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    Bally’s Evansville

    421 NW Riverside Drive

    Evansville, IN 47708

    243 Room Hotel Casino
    Managed By Bally’s Corporation

    Bally’s Evansville

    Bally’s Evansville offers 45,000 sq. feet of gaming space, 1,000 slot machines, 30 electronic and live tables, a sports book, 338 hotel rooms and suites, three restaurants, four bars, a live entertainment venue, and 50,000 sq. ft. of interior and exterior convention and event space.

    Our parent company, Bally’s Corporation is a global casino entertainment company with a growing presence including award-winning casinos and resorts, as well as a broad portfolio of digital sports betting and casino offerings.With approximately 10,500 employees spread in offices around the world, Bally’s Corporation is one of the fastest-growing competitors in our field. Company assets within the United States include 15 casinos, a horse racing track, and access to online sports betting licenses in 18 states. Our casino operations boast an impressive total collection of over 15,000 slot machines, 500 table games, and 5,300 hotel rooms.