Executive Sous Chef

Columbia, SC 29201

Company Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Job Number: JN -102019-39923 Salary: $65,000 - $80,000 Experience Level: Management / Assistant Managers Job Function: Operations

My client is a passionate group of engaged food and beverage professionals committed to offering meaningful experiences with 4 locations in South Carolina and Georgia. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to work with poise and candor in a professional environment. Candidates must have a background in polished, upscale-casual dining. We will look at experienced Executive Chefs or Sous Chefs ready to take the next step in their career.

Executive Chef Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining consistency of all menu items
  • Directing all teams in preparation for nightly service and executing timely and accurate service of all food items
  • Development of new items and recipes
  • Ensuring labor and food costs goals are met
  • Monitoring kitchen safety and cleanliness
  • Supervising weekly inventory count
  • Ensuring staff is upholding leadership behaviors, core values, and adhering to strategic and operational priorities
  • Sharing inspiration and ideas with staff
  • Maintaining open and clear communication with the staff
  • Conduct reviews and other periodic employee assessment as needed Position Requirements


Executive Chef Skills and Qualities:

  • Experience in meat & seafood fabrication
  • Full understanding of culinary techniques
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent knife skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Ability to manage and supervise multiple teams at the same time
  • Ability to train and teach
  • Appreciation of our current context in the scope of culinary history
  • Upscale-Casual, polished experience is desired

Salary of $65,000 to $80,000, commensurate with experience

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.

Robert Goebel
Senior Recruiter

  • Rob Goebel is a 14-year veteran with Goodwin Recruiting specializing in direct placement recruiting for hospitality-related businesses across the United States.  
  • Rob has an extensive hospitality background.  
  • Rob is a true partner, committed to matching top talent with top clients and bringing southern hospitality to a new level.  
  • In his free time, you can find Rob on the water casting a line or spending time with family, including the newest addition of twin grandsons!  
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