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Sous Chef | Popular Group in DE, Casual and Upscale Dining | $55-60K+

Wilmington, DE 19810

Posted: 05/22/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1729820 Salary: 55k/year - 60k/year State/Province: DE

Job Description


Casual Full-Service Concept

Wilmington, DE

Salary $55-60K + bonus and benefits


Work as part of a culinary team that uses fresh seasonal artisanal items in a fast-paced kitchen environment. Apply your knowledge and learn new things!


The Sous Chef works under the daily direction of the Chef de Cuisine and supports the successful operation of the kitchen thru supervising and developing kitchen staff, ensuring proper preparation and execution of menu items while meeting budget goals to drive the success of the business.


  • Education - Degree from a post-secondary culinary arts training program or equivalent.
  • Experience - A minimum of 1-2 years in a food preparation supervisory position.
  • Certification - ServSafe certification is required for the position.
  • Physical - Must be able to speak clearly and listen attentively to employees, dining room staff and guests. Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for periods up to eight hours in length. Must have the ability to lift pots, pans, etc., up to 75 pounds in weight. Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.


Availability must include days, nights, weekends and holidays.

BENEFITS: include medical, dental, vision, supplemental, basic life and AD&D, vacation, dining discounts, professional development and more.


Apply for this Sous Chef position, paying up to $60k.

Work location is in Wilmington, Delaware

To apply, e-mail your resume to matt@geckohospitality.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Matt Bodnar

Matt Bodnar began his career by quickly identifying himself has an up-and-coming Hospitality Operations Leader. From 2013 to 2018, he managed small and large-scale events on Yachts in New York Harbor, oversaw Concession-style service in a sports arena, and managed Food & Beverage at an upscale, boutique hotel in Manhattan, before moving to Philadelphia and entrenching himself in the Philly food scene. He switched gears into Talent Acquisition and recruiting, utilizing his operational experience to connect with and identify top talent in the industry. He is thrilled to be joining the Gecko Hospitality team, supporting the Restaurant Division in Eastern PA/DE.

Matt describes himself as a "Food Guy". He loves to cook, eat, garden, watch Food Network and connect with professionals in the business. Other hobbies include playing golf and basketball, hiking/camping/just about anything outside, snowboarding, listening to music and spending time with friends and family (hopefully soon). He is extremely service and relationship-oriented, and strives to anticipate client needs and guide a seamless partnership through placement after placement.

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