Executive Sous Chef

Washington, DC

Posted: 09/26/2019 Country: US State/Province: DC Job ID: MZ299716926 Salary: 70000

Job Description

Executive Sous Chef

Upscale Restaurant

Are you looking for a career where you are valued? Our team of hospitality professionals are currently looking for an Executive Sous Chef. Apply today for this position in Washington DC. As an Executive Sous Chef with our restaurant, we will provide a remarkable place for you to further your career and lead a team who knows how to make things happen and execute at amazing levels. We employ hospitality professionals who are competitive, expect to win and can build sales. We are a great company for experienced Culinary Professionals. Join our team to be a part of a growing organization and begin your career as our Executive Sous Chef. Apply Now for this position in Washington DC. 

Job Title: Executive Sous Chef

Job Description: The primary responsibility of the Executive Sous Chef is to provide the highest quality of service to the customer at all times. Other responsibilities include maintaining and upgrading quality standards and production levels, determining time and sequence of cooking operations to meet meal-serving hours and maintains all company standards and those of regulatory agencies. The Executive Sous Chef also promotes safety and sanitation, inspects kitchen, bakers, and cooking areas for cleanliness, maintains sanitation and safe food handling, establishes and maintains safe practices in the kitchen regarding the operation or equipment and is responsible for compliance with waste disposal and recycling policies. In addition, the Executive Sous Chef directs cooks, bakers, salad prep and other kitchen personnel engaged in preparing, cooking and serving food. The Executive Sous Chef evaluates and solves problems, such as the need to substitute items on menus, reusing cooked food and reducing excess waste and spoilage. The Executive Sous Chef is responsible for all kitchen operations with an emphasis on production, supervision of all stations, catering and menu development, and will work closely with the Catering Chef and Catering Director. Other responsibilities include training associates and monitoring all production aspects to ensure compliance with food sanitation techniques, scheduling associates based on business needs and budget considerations, facilitating all areas of service, developing and promoting associates.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • 401K Program


  • It is preferred that the Executive Sous Chef candidate have a Culinary degree, or equivalent culinary management experience of three to five years
  • Our Executive Sous Chef should have previous experience working as an Executive Sous Chef in a high-volume, high-end multifaceted restaurant
  • The ideal Executive Sous Chef candidate should have high end catering experience and vast knowledge of current culinary trends
  • The Executive Sous Chef must have strong leadership skills and a desire to work with an industry leader

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Meet Your Recruiter

Mike Zanolli
Franchise Partner | Hospitality Division

Mike Zanolli is the Gecko Executive Hospitality franchise partner in Virginia and Washington D.C. He brings over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry.  He started his career in hotel operations after graduating from The Hotel School at Cornell University and gradually moved into food and beverage operations.  He has opened multiple hotel properties ranging from 300-room all-suite hotels to 4,000-room international casino resorts.

Working in 4 and 5-star hotels and casino resort properties, having experienced multiple property openings and building and maintaining management teams throughout his career, Mike truly understands the need that clients have in hiring qualified, knowledgeable candidates that will represent their brand and fit well within their organization.   

Mike also understands what candidates look for in finding the right organization that fits their desires and provides opportunity for personal growth.

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