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Sous Chef
The Dandelion
124 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States
The Dandelion hiring Sous Chef in Philadelphia, PA

The Dandelion hiring Sous Chef in Philadelphia, PA

The DandelionMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Oct 12, 2019

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2 years

Job Details

STARR Restaurants is presently seeking a Sous Chef at The Dandelion, our sophisticated homage to the British pub serving updated seasonal takes on U.K. cuisine.

Here is your opportunity to join a highly talented culinary team and learn from the best! We seek candidates who are energetic, enthusiastic, and passionate about food and hospitality.

We are offering a very competitive base + bonus compensation package, full benefits plan, 401k, 40% dining discount at all of our restaurants, 2 weeks of paid vacation days and an opportunity to join the 2017 multi-James Beard Award winning restaurant group....STARR Restaurants!


Qualified candidates will be:
- Humble in their approach to learning and professional self-development
- Passionate about using high quality ingredients
- Energetic and enthusiastic and possess strong communication and organizational skills 

Required Experience
  • 2-5 years of Sous Chef experience in a reputable, high-volume restaurant
  • Prior experience training and mentoring an hourly line cook team
  • Excellent meat/fish butchery skills and know all properties of making stocks & sauces
  • A great work ethic and commitment to uncompromising quality
  • A passion for high quality ingredients and dynamic cooking technique
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to lead-by-example
  • A minimum of an associate’s degree from a culinary focused university preferred

Compensation details

We offer a very competitive base + bonus compensation package, full benefits plan, 2 weeks of paid vacation and a dining discount at many of our 38 high-end east coast restaurants!

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Handling


Culinary Menu / Recipe Development

Enforcement Of Safety / Sanitation Standards


Fish butchery

Food Budgeting

Food Cost Optimization

General knife handling

Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Kitchen management

Meat Butchery

Meat Cookery

Menu development

Ordering / Purchasing

Ordering / Receiving

Over 300 covers a night

Purveyor/Local Farmer Relationships



Staff education / motivation

Ticket Management

Up to 100 covers a night

Up to 200 covers a night

Up to 300 covers a night

Up to 50 covers a night

Vegan / Vegetarian Cooking

Vegetable Breakdown

Vegetable cookery

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Part of STARR Restaurants

Philosophy – To offer an intimate or group dining experience serving the best British fare in Philadelphia, while our warmth and hospitality make you feel right at home.