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Sous Chef
Private Listing
Los Angeles, CA

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Oct 27, 2019

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2 years

Job Details
Acclaimed Restaurant Seeking Dedicated Sous Chef
We are looking for a talented/dedicated new team member. Beautiful kitchen with cooking options rarely afforded to most cooks.

Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the below:
• Supervising activities of all back of house staff members including receiving, storing, prepping, and cooking
• Assisting the Chef in developing new menu concepts; developing, testing, and costing out new menu items
• Maintaining updated and accurate recipes and costing for all dishes
• Overseeing methods of preparation, portion sizes, and timeliness of food preparation; control food and usage to
minimize waste
• Maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen area
• Promoting teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with the rest of the
• Assisting Chef de Cuisine in sourcing supplies and equipment to ensure best quality and pricing
• Planning, assigning, and coordinating work for Line Cooks
• Supplying recipes for, and suggesting methods and procedures to Line Cooks
• Maintaining accurate and detailed production records
• Utilizing effective internal communications, including meetings with team members to ensure optimum team
work and productivity
• Participating in preparing food items on the line for service
• Rewarding and disciplining employees in addition to addressing complaints and resolving problems

The ideal candidate will have the following:
• 3+ years experience cooking in a fine dining restaurant
• 1 year in a supervisory role, overseeing food production in a full-service restaurant
• Graduate from an accredited culinary institution preferred
• Ability to demonstrate leadership skills; inspires and motivates others to perform well
• Clear, strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to create and present verbal and written presentations
• Strong organizational skills
• Understanding local health and safety requirements; ability to ensure that Department of Health standards are
• Strong knowledge of food preparation methods and culinary terminology
• Proficient in restaurant finances and recordkeeping (P&L /budget/food & labor costs)
• Ability to compute numbers, reconcile daily financial documents, inventory goods, conduct analysis and make
business recommendations to ensure costs are in line with budgets
• Capable of working independently and in a team environment; balances team and individual responsibilities
• Proficient in Restaurant Operating Systems, ie: Micros, time keeping systems, payroll
• Understanding of human resources practices/policies/procedures
• Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays
• Capability to stand for prolonged periods of time

Compensation details

Parking, Healthcare Contribution

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Handling

Culinary Menu / Recipe Development

Enforcement Of Safety / Sanitation Standards

Family Meal

Fish Cookery

Fish butchery

Food Cost Optimization

Food Handlers Certificate

Food Safety Knowledge


General knife handling


Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Kitchen management

Meat Butchery

Meat Cookery

Menu development

Purveyor/Local Farmer Relationships



Staff education / motivation

Up to 100 covers a night

Up to 200 covers a night

Vegetable Breakdown

Vegetable cookery

Food Safety Knowledge

Menu development

Food Safety Knowledge

Microsoft Office


Staff Education / Motivation


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