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Executive Sous Chef
Beatrix - River North
519 N Clark St, Chicago, IL, United States
Beatrix - River North hiring Executive Sous Chef in Chicago, IL

Beatrix - River North hiring Executive Sous Chef in Chicago, IL

Beatrix - River NorthMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($60k - $95k)
Expires: Aug 19, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

4 years

Job Details


Lettuce Entertain You is looking for an EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF with 4+ years of sous chef experience in a full-service high-volume restaurant.

Lettuce is a culinary-driven company with a genuine commitment to our people: we welcome unique perspectives and nurture diverse talents at 100+ locations, supported by our Culture of Caring. If you’re ready to be a part of what we do next, then explore your possibilities at Lettuce! EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-Verify

Some of Our Executive Sous Chef Benefits:

  • Quarterly Bonus
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)
  • Oversee all mid- and closing kitchen duties and contribute to inventory, ordering and controlling food and labor costs
  • Run BOH shifts and ensure effective and efficient BOH shifts and operations including food prep and cooking, ensure adequate inventory levels of food and supplies, and supervise the kitchen, dish and all other BOH teams
  • Lead BOH pre-shift meetings and participating in line, temp and cooler checks and food tastings for the shift
  • Partner with GM and/or designated managers/chefs to regularly review and maintain recipe books
  • Perform regular line checks throughout the day to ensure quality of all menu items
  • Purchase and order food product and supplies for the restaurant including daily product order
  • Ensure effective communication of food production and timing issues, needs, and special requests between front of house (FOH) and BOH
  • Partner with GM and management team to interview, hire, onboard, train, supervise and develop all BOH employees and teams as needed
  • Model and promote teamwork across all teams
  • Use tact and good judgment when dealing with challenges pertaining to guests, vendors and employees, and respond with patience and courtesy
  • Work a variety of days and shifts (including early mornings, late nights and weekends) at multiple sites with or without overnight travel, as needed
  • Move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds
  • 4+ years of Executive Sous Chef experience in a full-service restaurant
  • Ability to lead and manage the kitchen staff

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($60,000.00 - $95,000.00)

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

Required Skills

Inventory Management


Cost Control

Food Preparation



Team Leadership

Menu Development


Communication Skills



Team Development

Problem Solving

Customer Service

Time Management

Physical Strength

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Part of Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Beatrix is an inviting neighborhood restaurant, cafe and meeting place in Chicago's River North. Our menu highlights healthful cooking, vegetarian entrees and comfort food dishes. Drink menus feature all-American wines, local craft beers and fresh-squeezed juice cocktails. Our coffee bar showcases iconic Chicago roasters and pastries from our in-house bakery. Beatrix serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee, late night and weekend brunch.

EOE. We participate in E-Verify.

(312) 284-1377

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