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Sous Chef
Moonlark's Dinette
1060 South Broadway, Los Angeles, California
Moonlark's Dinette hiring Sous Chef in Los Angeles, CA

Moonlark's Dinette hiring Sous Chef in Los Angeles, CA

Moonlark's DinetteMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($65k - $70k)
Expired: Mar 20, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

Boka Restaurant Group and Executive Chef Chris Pandel are currently seeking a Sous Chef to join the team of Moonlark’s Dinette located on the ground level of The Hoxton LA  


Benefits & Perks: Health, Dental, and Voluntary Benefits Package (available after 90 days), employer-sponsored mental health and resource program, 401(k) program, life insurance, wellness benefits, paid parental leave, paid vacation, career mentorship and growth potential, and dining incentives across our 20+ establishments! 


About Boka Restaurant Group: Boka Restaurant Group is a James Beard Award-winning group, anchored by partnerships with some of American’s greatest chefs. With a firm belief that genuine hospitality makes the world a more human place, we strive beyond convention to believe in and support each other, care for our communities, and work together to build the world we want to live in. View our restaurants here: 
About Moonlark’s Dinette: The menu marries locally sourced, approachable comfort food with Pandel’s signature style of “come as you are” hospitality. Inspired by the cherished nostalgia of American diners, Moonlark’s menu is brimming with playful, approachable takes on classic diner fare. With all the makings of a cherished neighborhood gem, Moonlark’s Dinette joyfully reinvents comfort food and invites guests to relive the magic of retro diners in a setting as vibrant as Los Angeles itself. 

Sous Chef's Responsibilities:  

  • Reporting directly to the Chef de Cuisine 
  • Assisting in ordering all products based on par systems and inventory management. Overseeing all ordering and inventory to ensure low food costs
  • Assisting in the management including recruiting, hiring, scheduling, reviewing and terminating
  • Managing staff schedules and ensure cuts are being made whenever possible
  • Maintaining open lines of communication with all management and upper management to address any issues or concerns as they arise. Participating in Manager meetings to address these issues
  • Overseeing quality control of all food production and execution
  • Developing unique and visually appealing plating designs for new dishes
  • Creating new menu items upon guest requests and seasonally. Recording the recipes of these menu items for consistent replication
  • Ensuring all health and safety standards are upheld by enforcing high sanitation standards 
  • Addressing all kitchen-related problems and incidences in a timely and effective manner
  • Daily maintenance of BOH systems - Continually follow and tweak all BOH systems from AM walkthrough, temp logs, line checks, prep lists, order guides, etc.
  • Daily follow-through of BOH systems - It is mandatory that all BOH systems that are created are firmly used to the specification of the Executive Chef
  • Completing and maintaining inventories with purchaser
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Purchase and Loss Statement on a monthly basis  
  • Continually working through R&D process with the Executive Chef to further dishes on the menu  


  • 2-3 years of experience in a Sous Chef role
  • Patient and empathetic toward others 
  • Practices high standards of cleanliness 
  • Strong leadership skills 
  • Highly organized 
  • Efficient at multi-tasking 
  • Experience in mass-volume production  


This is an ideal position for someone who is dedicated to providing great service and is seeking to become a member of a hard-working and fun team! 


Physical Requirements:

  • Lift and move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 
  • Safely and effectively use all necessary tools, equipment, & cleaning chemicals 
  • Stand and walk for an entire shift, including moving safely through all areas of the restaurant, which may include stairs, uneven and slick surfaces 
  • Ability to bear exposure to hot and cold environments 


If you feel you meet the requirements, are a team player, experienced, passionate, and dedicated to your craft, we want to hear from you!  Please reply with a copy of your resume AND a cover letter detailing why you'd be a great addition to our team! 


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($65,000.00 - $70,000.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Skills

Food Safety Knowledge

Kitchen Management

Ordering / Purchasing


Cleaning / Sanitation

Safety Procedures Knowledge

Inventory Management

Food Handler Certification

Menu Development


Plating and Presentation



Vendor Management

Positive Attitude

Organizational Skills


Conflict Resolution

Training Others

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Part of BOKA Restaurant Group

Moonlark’s Dinette, led by Chef Chris Pandel and Boka Restaurant Group, is an all-day culinary haven that marries approachable comfort food with Pandel’s signature style of “come as you are” hospitality.

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