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Sous Chef
90th Meridian Kitchen & Bar
231 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL
90th Meridian Kitchen & Bar hiring Sous Chef in Chicago, IL

90th Meridian Kitchen & Bar hiring Sous Chef in Chicago, IL

90th Meridian Kitchen & BarMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: May 24, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

1 year

Job Details

West Town Bakery & Diner, from the Fifty/50 Restaurant Group, is looking for a driven and energetic individual to join their team as a Sous Chef. Duties will include staff development, training, and coaching and recipe testing and development while upholding standards for safety and sanitation. As a sous chef, you will be working closely with the Executive Chef in overseeing and executing the vision of the savory department for both Homestead on the Roof and West Town Bakery & Diner.

A Sous Chef will be responsible for working a station in the kitchen while also being a key leader and operator in our back of house systems and organization.The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to our customer satisfaction while also be able to manage their cost of goods and labor in a way for the operation to be profitable.

Essential Functions:

• Set up and stock stations with all necessary mise en place.

• Answer, report, and follow instructions from executive chef and/or kitchen managers.

• Prepare food for service.

• Cook menu items in compliance with the rest of the kitchen staff.

• Keep a positive and professional approach with coworkers.

• Make sure that food comes out simultaneously with great quality and in a timely manner.

• Comply with nutrition and allergy regulations and standards.

• Help with preparation.

• Must pass/take a Food Handlers Certificate within two weeks of hire date.

Other Functions:

• Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or immediate supervisor.

• complying with health and food safety standards, restocking items, cleaning,

Physical Functions:

• Ability to stand/walk a minimum of 10 hours or as needed.

• Must be able to exert well-paced and frequent mobility for periods of up to 8 hour

Qualifications, Education and Behavior

  • At least 19 years old.
  • Three years of line cook and/or BOH management experience
  • Highschool degree or above. Culinary degree is not required if more than three years of experience.
  • Ability to work quickly while maintaining safety standards and procedures.
  • Ability to properly handle a knife, confidently.
  • Ability to work in high volume environments.
  • Ability to work early morning hours or late evening hours.
  • Ability to work consistent schedule 5 days per week with increased and/or fluctuating hours during peak business times during the year
  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, and how to use kitchen equipment.


  • Benefit Packages (Medical, Dental and Vision) with employer subsidy
  • Competitive Pay and 401K + Match
  • Paid Time Off (salary), Paid Sick Leave, and Paid Maternity
  • Monthly Food + Beverage Perks at all of our establishments
  • Quarterly Bonus Program (salary)
  • We are growing and always prefer to grow our leadership from within

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Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

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Casual Dining, Upscale Casual

Part of The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group

90th Meridian is a restaurant from the Fifty/50 Restaurant Group.

We are now open at 231 South LaSalle just across the street from the Federal Reserve and the Chicago Board of Trade.

We will be open from 11am to 7pm on Monday - Friday. We hope to become a busy lunch and happy hour destination. We will be closed on the weekends except for private events.

The culinary team will be directed by Chef/Partner Nate Henssler who also oversees Portsmith. CDC Miles Schaefer. Patrick Wingert, another long time veteran of the Fifty/50 RG will be the general manager and new comer to our group, Nick Cary.

You may apply online or by emailing [email protected]