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Sous Chef
721 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX
Luminaire hiring Sous Chef in Austin, TX

Luminaire hiring Sous Chef in Austin, TX

LuminaireMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Oct 20, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

As Sous Chef, you will follow our Executive Chef’s specifications and guidelines. Seeking someone who will employ their culinary and managerial skills to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our customers’ satisfaction.

As Sous Chef:


  • Help in preparation of all food menus
  • Produce high-quality plates both design and taste wise
  • Ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely way that meets our quality standards
  • Management of kitchen hygiene standards and complying with all applicable policies and rules relating to sanitation and health regulations.
  • Order supples to stock inventory appropriately.

Leadership & Staff Management:

  • Managing all staffing activities, including daily assignment of the kitchen by training, and managing the culinary team to use best practices for food preparation, production, and presentation.
  • Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards.
  • Set the standards and always lead by example to create a team atmosphere which is lively and casual but always working efficiently and professionally.
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers


  • Must have a natural nuance with food, a sophisticated palette, and an excellent knowledge of  wide variety of food processes and cuisines.
  • Great time management, communication and leadership skills is an absolute must!
  • Very capable in leading a team and delegating tasks to appropriate staff members in a fast-paced kitchen environment.
  • A positive attitude with the ability to bring out the best in your team members.
  • Ability to work extremely well under pressure and problem solve with the best of them.
  • In depth knowledge of kitchen equipment and processes, safety, and sanitation regulations.

Certification and Experience:

  • Candidate must have 2+ years’ experience in a high-level kitchen management position
  • Texas food handlers’ certificate
  • High volume experience is preferred.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, Dining Discounts

Required Skills

Food Safety Knowledge

Kitchen Management

Ordering / Purchasing


Advanced Knife Skills

Cleaning / Sanitation

Safety Procedures Knowledge


Menu Development


Team Development and Training

Inventory Management


Recipe Development

Food Handler Certification

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Bar / Lounge, Upscale Casual

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Part of Restaurants by Chef Steve McHugh

Luminaire is a full-service restaurant located in downtown Austin. Led by Chef Steve McHugh, a six-time James Beard nominated chef, who is committed to shining a light on seasonal Texas local fare and charcuterie. The street level indoor/outdoor space will feature a bar serving classic cocktails, craft beers, and new world wines in a relaxed casual setting.