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Sous Chef
Apolonia
2201 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
Apolonia hiring Sous Chef in Chicago, IL

Apolonia hiring Sous Chef in Chicago, IL

ApoloniaMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jun 18, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

Apolonia Restaurant, a 2022 Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand recipient, is looking for a Sous Chef to join its team!

Chef Stephen Gillander's second restaurant, sister to S.K.Y. in Pilsen, focuses on Coastal Mediterranean cooking, highlighting seafood, pasta, and live fire cooking. 

The 120-seat restaurant is located at 2201 S. Michigan Avenue, near McCormick Place and Wintrust Arena. It’s on the ground floor of a tri-branded Hilton Hotel that opened in 2018.

The ideal candidate has extraordinary attention to detail, exacting focus, and strong kitchen management attitude. This role requires dedication, passion, creativity, and the ability to persevere through challenging services while constantly striving to maintain the standards of the Apolonia Restaurant and our leaders.

Manage daily kitchen operations including, but not limited to:

  • Ability to teach and run all stations with precision and consistency
  • Daily inventory and ordering
  • Auditing all kitchen areas and staff for compliance with health code
  • Assisting CDC staff training and further education
  • Assisting CDC with staff scheduling
  • Lead by example and maintain a positive work environment
  • Work under the guidance of our CDC, Executive Chef, and Apolonia leadership
Behavior/Skills:
  • Ability to multi-task
  • A strong sense of urgency
  • A team player with strong communication skills
  • A desire for growth
  • A rigorous attention to detail
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Exempt Salaried position, depending on experience
  • Weekly paycheck
  • Health Insurance offered after 90 days of employment 
  • Weekly operational classes with our Chef/Owner

Apolonia provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts

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Mediterranean, American

Casual Dining, Upscale Casual

Part of Restaurants by Chef Stephen Gillanders

Listed as one of Chicago's most anticipated restaurants openings of 2021.

Gillanders homaged his wife’s initials at S.K.Y., and now he’s honoring his grandmother’s name with Apolonia, scheduled to open its doors in April in the South Loop. He and his staff will focus on European-Mediterranean cuisine.

The 120-seater is at 2201 S. Michigan Avenue, near McCormick Place and Wintrust Arena. It’s on the ground floor of a tri-branded Hilton Hotel that opened in 2018.

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