Restaurant Lead Cook (Sous Chef)

Malvern, PA 19355

Company Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Job Number: JN -092019-39690 Salary: $19 - $19 Experience Level: Management / Assistant Managers Job Function: Operations

Job Description

Lead Cook opportunity. We are looking for great BOH Leaders to come be part of our ever-growing team of professionals. If you are looking for a great company to join that will provide awesome growth opportunities and an outstanding work environment with no really late night hours, then we want to talk to you. This is a family-owned company with over 90 locations that continues to grow and evolve. We are looking for leaders to be part of the excitement.

Lead Cook Qualifications:
  • Experience managing groups of employees, including training
  • Positive role model and team player
  • Organization and culinary skills to maximize production efficiency
  • Advanced cooking skill and mechanics, culinary terminology, and techniques (cook test included)
  • Advanced food safety knowledge
  • Seeks additional responsibility
  • Utilizes and understands IT tools to manage the business effectively
Lead Cook Responsibilities:
  • Ensures team members produce a high-quality product and adhere to all food safety guidelines and standardized recipes
  • Coaching team members and promoting departmental cohesion
  • Proactively communicates with all supporting departments
  • Helps control costs and achieve financial results
  • Set a high standard for health codes and inspections
  • Hands-on leadership, operations-driven, and passionate
  • Supports the back of house staff and assists in the day-to-day operations of all areas of the kitchen, including production, prep, stewarding, purchasing, and receiving
Lead Cook Benefits:
  • Health benefits
  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • 401k
  • Excellent quality of life
  • Endless growth potential

Job Requirements

We are 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, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we do not discriminate against qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records.

Recruiter Managing this Job

Chuck Jaloski
Senior Recruiter & Development Coordinator

I get enjoyment out of helping others find their next great career opportunity, which could potentially be life-changing for them and their families.   

  • Chuck Jaloski started working at Goodwin Recruiting in January 2018.   
  • Chuck was born and raised in Palm Beach Gardens, FL and still lives only about 15 minutes from the hospital where he was born. He started working in restaurants at the age of 15 and owned his own small restaurant by the age of 21.   
  • He attended Florida Culinary Institute after high school.  
  • Chuck’s experience includes:  
    • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse (16 years) – Executive Chef, GM, Regional Chef, Corporate Regional Chef 
    • Stonewood Holdings (3 years) – VP of Culinary  
    • iPic Entertainment (3 years) – VP of Culinary  
  • Chuck enjoys attending all his children's sports games, playing golf whenever he gets time, and doing as much fishing as possible. He is an avid football and baseball fan and loves to volunteer for youth sports.  
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