1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Culinary


Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago, United States



Junior Sous Chef


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

Sofitel is the only French luxury hotel brand with a presence on five continents with 120 addresses, in almost 40 countries. Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality, and excellence. Each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French “art de vivre.”

This luxurious downtown hotel is a real architectural star in the place where skyscrapers were invented. Guests are invited to discover the finest of everything in the Windy City at our downtown Chicago hotel.  Our unique hotel designed by French architect Jean-Paul Viguier is a 32-floor prism of glass featuring stunning views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline.

Job Description

All occasions call for great food!  As a Junior Sous Chef, you will help lead and support a team of culinary professionals in creating spectacular dishes that will create memorable dining experiences for our guests.

What you will be doing:

  • Ensure consistency in the preparation of all food items for a la carte and/or buffet menus according to property recipes and standards
  • Actively participate with menu planning, inventory & management of supplies. 
  • Lead, mentor and train the culinary & stewarding team, creating an engaged work environment. 
  • Responsible for daily operation of entire culinary department, ensuring high quality standards are maintained.


Your experience and skills include:

  • Service focused personality is essential and previous supervisory experience in a luxury hotel environment preferred
  • Well-rounded experience in all areas of the culinary field
  • Work well under pressure and be able to think on your feet
  • Ability to lead by example, believe in a strong team culture and set the scene for high performance

Additional Information

What is in it for you:

  • Being a part of a high performing team who supports and inspires each other to be their best self everyday
  • A workplace where you can live the values that are important to you, such as protecting our planet and being part of an environment where diversity, equality and inclusion is actively lived. 
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world - The sky is your limit!

Your team and working environment: 

  • Be part of an exciting and influential team who continue to reimage the hospitality experience
  • We recognize and celebrate team and individual successes
  • A brand influenced by French indulgence offering a genuine experience of art de vivre for both employees and guests 

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in the United States. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining work authorization documents.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality.  We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.

By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit  https://careers.accor.com/

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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