Restaurant Sous Chef

Boston, MA 02116

Company Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Job Number: JN -052019-36133 Salary: $45,000 - $65,000 Experience Level: Management / Assistant Managers Job Function: Operations

Seeking a polished, professional sous chef/culinary leader for our growing, upscale restaurant group to run day-to-day operations in a high-profile, high-volume venue. If you are ready for the challenge for the long-term and ready to take the next step in your career, we would love to meet with you!

Sous Chef Responsibilities:

  • Exceed the expectations of every guest every time - it's what we do!
  • Train, coach, and direct team - set the bar high, set goals to exceed, and be the best
  • Build respectful relationships with every member of the team while holding them accountable and thoroughly training individuals
  • Remain hands-on and eyes-on at all times in the kitchen and be the example for the team
  • Control all costs and manage high standards of service while paying acute attention to every single detail
  • Exhibit intense line cook skills with efficiency and perfection

Sous Chef Qualifications:

  • Must have at least 2 years' experience in Sous Chef role in upscale or fine dining establishment - NO JOB HOPPERS
  • Strong and proven leadership qualities: approachable, humble, coach mentality, lead by example, uphold restaurant standards, clear and direct, communicator, a trainer with a coach mentality, maintain high rate of staff retention
  • Thick skin to thrive in a fast-paced, high-profile environment - there's no crying in kitchens
  • Culinary Degree/Culinary School training highly desirable
  • Attitude and drive are everything - be the best in all you accomplish
  • YES, you will work on weekends and holidays
  • Passionate, patient, and persistent personality
  • On trend with the NYC food scene and local clientele

Sous Chef Benefits:

  • Very competitive pay
  • HUGE opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Insurance benefits
  • Strong culture and support system
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.

Phil Arena
Senior Recruiter

Recruiting allows me to stay in the hospitality industry that I grew my career in, but not have to be in operations. 

  • Started with Goodwin Recruiting in September 2008. 
  • Began in the industry as a bartender and progressed into management.  
  • Director of Restaurants, Omni Hotels; Director of Food & Beverage, Crowne Plaza Hotels; Director of Catering Operations, Sodexho Marriott Services. 
  • Member of the Escoffier Society, Boston. 
  • Phil enjoys cooking and all things food and wine. He also enjoys watching his kids play hockey and soccer. 
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