Chef Anthony Chittum and Neighborhood Restaurant Group are seeking a Sous Chef for Iron Gate Restaurant located in DuPont Circle http://irongaterestaurantdc.com/ . Iron Gate serves Greek and Southern Italian food inspired by Mid-Atlantic ingredients. Iron Gate is a scratch kitchen using only the best seasonal ingredients. Since opening in 2013 , Iron Gate has been recognized by the Washington City Paper as “Best New Restaurant 2014” and received a 3 star review from the Washington Post, in addition to being a James Beard semifinalist nominee for “Mid-Atlantic Chef of the Year 2014 and 2015”. More recent accolades include Wine & Spirit “Top 100 wine programs in the country” and nominations for “Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year” and “Best Service Program” by RAMW 2016.
Qualified candidates must have a passion for cooking great food, possess strong leadership abilities, and have a desire to learn, grow, and be an integral part of a dynamic team. Knowledge and experience with Mid-Atlantic, Greek, and Italian cuisine and preparation techniques are preferred, in addition to whole animal butchering and experience cooking with wood and charcoal. Candidates must be able to multitask, assisting with managing multiple farm and vendor orders daily. Most importantly, successful candidates will have a strong work ethic, thrive in a team environment, possess organizational skills, be punctual, professional, and have the ability to manage a small kitchen staff leading by example.
We offer competitive wages and opportunities for advancement within a growing restaurant group, subsidized health care, two weeks paid vacation after a year, meal discount within our group, and parking can be negotiated with salary. Applications from candidates who meet the qualifications listed above will only be considered.
Advanced Knife Handling
Culinary Menu / Recipe Development
Dough Making / Portioning
Enforcement Of Safety / Sanitation Standards