Executive Sous Chef

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Company Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Job Number: JN -082019-38368 Salary: $55,000 - $65,000 Experience Level: Management / Assistant Managers Job Function: Operations
Executive Sous Chef responsibilities include supporting the Leadership team in all aspects of the Country Club. They work closely with the team members to drive operational excellence and best-in-class Guest satisfaction. Strong Culinary background, along with a desire to engage with the Guests on a daily basis and be a great Team Player.

Executive Sous Chef Job Requirements:
  • Strong background in working in a Scratch Kitchen and leading a team of more than 20 employees
  • Supporting Recruitment and Retention of team members by creating a Culture focused on its people as the #1 asset
  • Training and Development procedures as the primary key to success and future growth
  • Daily Supervision of the hourly team members, providing feedback and support in a timely manner
  • Detailed Oriented with good computer and organization skills
  • Quality of Operations through adherence to club standards and team member accountability
Executive Sous Chef Job Qualifications:
  • 5+ years in a Club or Full-Service Hotel environment
  • Servant Leadership Style and Passion for People
  • Polished upscale or fine dining Club/Hotel experience (preferred)
  • Preference of no more than 2 jobs in 4 years
  • Experience Managing a P&L, scheduling, and ordering/inventory
  • Enjoys hands-on leadership in a scratch kitchen
Executive Sous Chef Benefits:
  • Strong Competitive Salary
  • Vacation
  • Bonus Potential
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k
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.

Gary Rumpp
Senior Recruiter & Development Coordinator

I love what I do because, after 40 years in the Hospitality industry operations side, I still get to impact people’s lives in a positive way which is why I stayed in the industry for as long as I did. 

  • Gary Rumpp joined Goodwin Recruiting in February 2018. 
  • Gary grew up in Sun Valley, Idaho and entered the restaurant business when he was 14. Over the course of his career, he owned eight restaurants that he ran for more than 15 years. He also has a strong corporate company background. 
  • Gary received his Bachelor of Science (BS) in Hotel/Restaurant Management from the University of Hawaii (Where he might have learned how to surf as well!).  
  • Gary has a background of private restaurant ownership as well as working for some of the best companies in our industry such as The Chart House, TGI Friday’s, Outback Steakhouse, and Marriott Hotels. Gary was a Director of Operations level leader for more than 20 years.  
  • Gary’s life focuses on his wife (Jacki) of 30 years, his three daughters, and now a new granddaughter. He lives on a ranch in Nashville, TN where he rides his horses and maintains the property, which is his second full-time job!  
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