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Sous Chef
The Lawn at Wilmette Golf Club
3900 Fairway Drive, Wilmette, IL
The Lawn at Wilmette Golf Club hiring Sous Chef in Wilmette, IL

The Lawn at Wilmette Golf Club hiring Sous Chef in Wilmette, IL

The Lawn at Wilmette Golf ClubMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($55k - $60k)
Expired: May 18, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

3 years


Job Details
The Lawn at The Wilmette Golf Club is looking to hire an all star sous chef. We are a full service restaurant at a golf course of the north shore. We are open year around. 

Job Details

For over 8 years, Madden Restaurant Group has developed and operated some of Chicago’s most beloved places to eat and drink. More importantly, we’re a group of people – chefs, hospitality veterans, managers and creators – who believe in the power of treating our guests like family and our restaurants like home.

REPORTS TO: Chef/Director of Food & Beverage

TYPE: FULL TIME

POSITION SUMMARY: The Sous Chef will lead the kitchen at The Lawn. They will ensure that all BOH processes and health codes are maintained and up to standard by coaching, delegating and guiding the line kitchen staff.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintains a cheerful, courteous disposition and a neat, clean and professional image
  • Develops menus and recipes in accordance with The Lawn brand standards
  • Manages BOH payroll edits and ensures all is correct by payroll processing time
  • Constantly communicates with purveyors regarding shifts in pricing and applies this knowledge to the menu planning process to ensure food cost goals are met
  • Administrative duties such as ordering, invoicing, and account communications
  • Ensures that the execution of menu items is seamless
  • Must be the restaurant’s lead food safety expert (ensuring that the facilities are meeting the requirements of Chicago’s Health Department)
  • Communicates directly with the Director of Food & Beverage to ensure operational needs are met, staff cooking knowledge is complete and the kitchen is maintained
  • Helps with duties of other employees when necessary because of an unexpected absence or extra volume 
  • Has a strong understanding of company background, core values and philosophy
  • Manages daily operations in an autonomous work environment
  • Responsible for schedule; ensures the kitchen is properly staffed and communicate any staffing issues to the Director of Food & Beverage
  • Responsible for COGS and Labor
  • Handles all kitchen staff responsibilities in partnership with the Dircertor of Food & Beverage (includes: training and development, employee relations, disciplinary action, documentation, terminations, etc.)
  • Maintains composure under pressure
  • Effectively communicates with Director of Food & Beverage and other leadership (promptly and fully informs of all problems or unusual matters of significance)

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)

  • Culinary school or equivalent work experience 
  • Minimum 3 years of sous chef experience
  • Ability to handle stress under pressure
  • Willingness to maintain a clean, healthy, and safe working environment
  • Ability to coordinate multiple activities with attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to be flexible with job demands and open minded when being asked to complete tasks
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to run the restaurant
  • Ability to move or handle equipment throughout the restaurant generally weighing 0-50 pounds
  • Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates
  • Ability to stand for up to 8-10 hours a day 

The Lawn 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 ($55,000.00 - $60,000.00)

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


Required Skills

Menu Development

Food Cost Management

Ordering and invoicing

Food Safety Knowledge

Staff Training and Development

Ability to Handle Stress Under Pressure

Attention to Detail

Ability to Work Independently

Physical Ability to Handle Equipment

Flexibility With Job Demands

Ability to Work Varied Hours/Days

Effective Communication Skills

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