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Sous Chef
Via Locusta
1723 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Via Locusta hiring Sous Chef in Philadelphia, PA

Via Locusta hiring Sous Chef in Philadelphia, PA

Via LocustaMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jan 2, 2020

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3 years

Job Details


The Sous Chef is responsible for planning and directing food preparation in the kitchen, under the direction of the Executive Chef and/or Executive Sous Chef.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Hires, trains, develops and appraises staff effectively. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Consults with human resources as appropriate.
  2. Responsible for food costs and labor costs in assigned restaurant.
  3. Work with Executive Chef on developing new menu items, tastings and staying on top of trends.
  4. Responsible for developing relationships with vendors, ensuring Schulson Collective maximizes profits and opportunities.
  5. Supervises hourly back of house staff and fills a role on the line or expo as needed.
  6. Schedules staff per business needs, files reports and monitors time & attendance as needed.
  7. Submits nightly reports on service, sales, labor & liquor costs, negative impressions, etc.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position manages all restaurant Sous Chefs and hourly BOH staff and is involved in the planning, hiring, training and development of kitchen staff.

Physical Demands

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally push and/or pull up to 50 pounds. The employee will spend over 4 hours daily standing or walking.

Required Education and Experience

  1. Degree from Culinary Arts school is preferred; may substitute additional experience for education.
  2. 3or more years in Kitchen Management.
  3. Prior experience in menu creation, recipe writing and coaching/training.
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication and problem-solving skills
  5. Must be able to work flexible hours and days. Must exhibit top-notch teamwork.
  6. Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office products and HotSchedules.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Compensation details

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Upscale Casual

Part of Schulson Collective

Via Locusta highlights fresh handmade pasta made with locally sourced fresh-milled flour, and the brightest fruits and vegetables from some of Pennsylvania’s outstanding farmers.

Set to be one of the most approachable spots in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, we offer a smart, focused menu of shareable plates, pastas and a few larger dishes. Additionally, Via Locusta’s cocktail program complements the from-scratch, local, seasonal, and sustainable tenets of the kitchen. Schulson Collective’s Head Bread Baker, creates special Italian-style bread with local grains.