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Full Time • Salary ($70k - $75k)
Expired: Dec 7, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

3 years


Job Details
Description

The Alinea Group seeks a Sous Chef to join our team in Chicago. The ideal candidate has extraordinary attention to detail, exacting focus, and strong kitchen management experience. This role requires dedication, passion, creativity, and the ability to persevere through challenging services while constantly striving to maintain the standards of The Alinea Group and our leaders.

A concept founded by Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas, Alinea has been globally praised for its molecular gastronomy techniques and innovative approach to modernist cuisine, pushing boundaries in a multi-sensory dining experience. It is one of only 13 restaurants in the U.S. to earn the coveted Michelin 3-Star rating and is the only one to hold this honor in Chicago. It has also been named the Best Restaurant in the World by Elite Traveler, the Best Restaurant in North America by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, and the Best Restaurant in the U.S. by Gourmet and Business Insider. Driven by the notion of doing the unexpected, guests can be assured to leave the dining room feeling inspired.

Responsibilities

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 positive work environment
  • Work under the guidance of our CDC, Executive Chef, and Alinea Group leadership
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager
Requirements
  • 5 years+ as Chef de Partie and/or 2 years+ as Sous Chef
  • Unprecedented work ethic
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, chef-driven environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Ability to take direction well and pivot priorities quickly and efficiently
  • Thinks clearly, quickly, and maintains concentration during high pressure situations

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work on your feet for at least 8 hours
  • Must be able to move, pull or lift at least 35 pounds
  • Must be able to climb stairs multiple times per shift
Benefits
  • Exempt Salaried position, starting at $70,000/year (earning potential up to $78,000/year - bonuses and benefits included in this amount)
  • Major holidays off and paid
  • Medical, vision, dental and life benefits available on the 1st of the month following full-time employment paid by the company 100%.
  • Paid time off
  • 401(K) with a company match up to 4% of deferred earnings.
  • CTA/Ventra discount available after 1 month of full-time employment.
  • Employee Dining Discount, 20% to any Alinea Group restaurant.
  • Referral Bonus Program Available.

The Alinea Group is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity in gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, age, veteran status, life experiences and ideas. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities and strive to provide an inclusive culture that embraces diversity.

Must be eligible to legally work in the United States. We use E-Verify.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($70,000.00 - $75,000.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Commuter Benefits, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts


Required Skills

Knife Skills

Kitchen Management


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Next : Seafood
Inspired by…. open seas, the endless potential of a cast line and the reward of well-earned catch; the refined perfection of an oyster’s pearl & the mysteries that inspire us to explore further… Next’s modernist expression of seafood is a journey through coastal cuisine and a tribute to it’s beauty.

A menu as inspiring and grand as the ocean’s bounty!

By Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas. Chicago.

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