Growth-Oriented Sous Chef - Upscale, Polished Casual Dining

Nashville, TN 37203

Company Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Job Number: JN -052019-36737 Salary: $45,000 - $50,000 Experience Level: Management / Assistant Managers Job Function: Operations
Regionally based and well-respected restaurant group is in need of a strong Sous Chef who will be ready to take over the Executive Chef position within a year. Are you a driven performer with a true passion for the hospitality industry? Take a step towards building your career. This culinary position will continue to offer a multitude of options, including salary growth, flexibility, and career advancement. We need results-oriented candidates to apply for this position.

As a Sous Chef in our organization, your experience and leadership skills will be an asset, while building a strong team of your own and continuing to advance your culinary career.

Restaurant Sous Chef Requirements:
  • Reports to the Executive Chef and General Manager
  • Exposure to sales volumes of $5 million per year
  • Exceptionally service-oriented/understands hospitality time on the floor
  • 3-5 years of leadership in preferably chef-driven concepts or high-end, quality scratch kitchens
  • Established longevity & career progression
  • Professional image & demeanor
  • New restaurant opening experience is a plus

Restaurant Sous Chef Expectations:
  • Leadership presence and involvement in shift management
  • Models hospitality and delivers service excellence
  • Develops staff
  • Delivers the highest quality of food and contributes to exceeding expectations
  • Consistent execution of all systems, standards, and processes
  • Inventory control (food & product cost)
  • Ability to create and implement recipes and specials
  • Holds peers and staff accountable to expected results

Restaurant Sous Chef Benefits:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Growing Company
  • Advancement Opportunity
  • Bonus Potential
  • Healthcare Program
  • Great Training & Support Program
  • Paid Vacation Time

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.

Chuck Jaloski
Senior Recruiter & Coach

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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