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Sous Chef
Le Diplomate
1601 14th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009, United States
Le Diplomate hiring Sous Chef in Washington, DC

Le Diplomate hiring Sous Chef in Washington, DC

Le DiplomateMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($70k - $75k)
Expires: Jul 20, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Le Diplomate, affiliated with STARR Restaurants, pays sincere homage to French café culture, providing a comfortable, versatile gathering place that’s become an anchor for Washington, D.C.’s resurgent 14th Street corridor. Painstakingly built out of a historic structure that harnesses the artful spirit of a Parisian brasserie, the interior and exterior pay subtle tribute to tradition, imbuing every meal with a sweeping sense of European drama. The extensive menu features a variety of Gallic classics, including onion soup gratinée, steak frites and escargots, as well as daily plates such as bouillabaisse and cassoulet. A thoughtfully curated wine list and specialty cocktail program complete the transporting experience.

The team is seeking a skilled Sous Chef!

This position offers a comprehensive package including: 

  • A Competitive Base Salary
  • Quarterly Bonus Program 
  • Paid Vacation
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits Coverage 
  • Commuter Benefits Program 
  • Dining Discounts at over 25 Affiliated STARR Restaurants 
  • Opportunity for Career Advancement and Professional Growth
Qualified candidates will be:
- Humble in their approach to learning and professional self-development
- Passionate about using high quality ingredients
- Energetic and enthusiastic and possess strong communication and organizational skills

Qualified candidates will have:
- 2-4 years of experience as a Sous Chef in a high-volume, well-rated restaurant
- Prior experience training and mentoring an hourly line cook team
- Excellent meat/fish butchery skills and know all properties of making stocks & sauces
- Strong leadership skills and the ability to lead-by-example
- A minimum of an associate's degree from a culinary focused university highly preferred

Le Diplomate is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Compensation Details

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

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


Required Skills

Advanced Knife Skills

High Quality Ingredients

High Volume Kitchen Experience

Basic Knife Skills

Training and Mentoring

Conflict Resolution

Meat/Fish Butchery

Meat/Fish Butchery Skills

Stocks & Sauces

Menu Development

Stocks & Sauces Preparation

Recipe Development

Leadership Skills

Safety Procedures Knowledge

Culinary Education

Expediting

Communication Skills

Fish Cookery

Organizational Skills

Food and Beverage Pairing

Food Handler Certification

Food Safety Knowledge

Frying

Grilling

Inventory Management

Meat Butchery

Meat Cookery

Office Suite Software

Portioning

Ordering / Purchasing

Vendor Management

Sauce Making

Sauteing

Team Development

200 Covers Per Night

300 Covers Per Night

Vegetable Cookery

Coaching Staff

Hiring Staff

Ticket Management

Food Cost Management

Labor Cost Management

Plating Food

Food Styling

Working with Raw Food

Making Stocks

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Painstakingly built out of a historic structure that harnesses the artful spirit of a Parisian brasserie, the interior and exterior pay subtle tribute to tradition, imbuing every meal with a sweeping sense of European drama. The extensive menu features a variety of Gallic classics, including onion soup gratinée, steak frites and escargots, as well as daily plates such as bouillabaisse and cassoulet. A thoughtfully curated wine list and specialty cocktail program complete the transporting experience.

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