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Sous Chef
The Dawson
730 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
The Dawson hiring Sous Chef in Chicago, IL

The Dawson hiring Sous Chef in Chicago, IL

The DawsonMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: May 13, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

The Dawson is the gathering place in Chicago's Fulton River District for globally-inspired fare, award-winning cocktails and one of the most acclaimed and expansive outdoor patios.

The Dawson is part of Billy Lawless’ Gage Hospitality Group—founded with the mission of providing a rustic, yet refined dining experience served with genuine hospitality. Each restaurant in the group offers an individual personality with a chef-driven menu, curated beverage program and superior guest service. Since inception, the venues, chefs, and food and beverage menus have continually received critical acclaim and recognition for their commitment to creativity, quality and service.

Your Impact:

The Dawson is currently seeking a motivated Sous Chef to join our team. The Sous Chef will be an integral part of our Back of House leadership team and will execute culinary and operational tasks upholding our commitment to excellence and guest satisfaction.


What Makes You Great:

  • You have a passion for and expertise cooking
  • Excellent knife skills and ability to work all stations
  • You are a proven leader with a documented track record in kitchen management
  • You are hardworking and committed to excellence in every facet of kitchen management with little to no supervision
  • You have experience ordering product and monitoring inventory
  • You are highly organized and have the ability to work well under pressure while prioritizing tasks
  • You have open availability
  • You exude a positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • You are a team-player who is able to perform other duties assigned as needed

What Makes Us Great:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Dining Discounts at all GHG restaurants
  • 50% paid Medical Insurance; 100% paid Dental and Vision Insurance (employee-only coverage)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Best in Class Training and Development
  • Advancement Opportunities

Required Education, Experience and Documentation:

  • 1+ year management experience in a semi fine-dining, high volume setting
  • ServSafe Food Handlers Certificate
  • Ability to fluently speak, write, and read the English language

Gage Hospitality Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Gage Hospitality Group will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

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


Required Skills

Passion for cooking

excellent knife skills

Ability to work all kitchen stations

Kitchen Management

Ordering Product and Monitoring Inventory

Organization and Ability to Work Under Pressure

Positive and Enthusiastic Attitude

Team Player

Fluency in English

Serv Safe Food Handlers Certificate

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American, Farm To Table

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Part of Gage Hospitality Group

The Dawson is River West's gathering spot for globally-inspired fare and acclaimed cocktails. The Dawson is an expansive indoor/outdoor, multilevel space providing a multitude of dining experiences including one of the city's best patios.