Sous Chef – Popular Health-Conscious Restaurant


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Sous Chef – Popular Health-Conscious Restaurant Los Angeles CA
$65000 – $70000

Very popular, health-conscious restaurant is looking for a Sous Chef to join the team! This restaurant is a part of a small, but growing group based in Los Angeles that has a very strong following and many accolades. Healthy living and positive living are very important to this company! This is an amazing opportunity to be part of a team that treats their people with respect and promotes a positive working environment.

Sous Chef Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to the restaurant’s recipes, portioning, cooking and serving standards
  • Maintain operational control of purchasing, receiving, and inventory of all kitchen items
  • Ensure that all equipment is kept clean and kept in excellent working condition through personal inspection and by following the restaurant’s preventative maintenance programs
  • Schedule labor as required by anticipating business activity while ensuring that all positions are staffed as needed and labor cost goals are met
  • Provide employees and staff with proper training and monitoring to maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization along with the safety of all work areas
  • Monitor performance of staff and ensure all procedures are completed to restaurant standards
  • Create a work environment that promotes teamwork, performance feedback, recognition, mutual respect and employee satisfaction

Sous Chef Skills/Qualifications:

  • 3 years culinary management experience in similar role
  • Dedication to excellent food quality and ensuring compliance with all health and safety, and safe food handling practices
  • Passion for food; should be bright, seasonal, and ingredients driven
  • Ability to work effectively within a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a positive/upbeat fashion
  • Experience in P&L review, budgetary controls, strict inventory and labor controls
  • Active ServSafe Management Food Safety Certificate
  • A flexible schedule. Mornings, nights, weekends and holidays are required

Compensation Package Includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus potential
  • Medical insurance
  • PTO Plan

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