Sous Chef - Local Favorite

Des Moines, IA 50309 US

Posted: 10/22/2018 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Restaurant Division (Restaurants) Job ID: 41TGia142-5 Salary: $42,000 - $47,000

Sous Chef
Local Favorite - Now Hiring

Are you a Sous Chef passionate about your culinary skills? We are seeking a professional Sous Chef with strong leadership building skills and high energy. To become the Sous Chef of this Upscale Casual establishment, Apply Today for our location in Des Moines, Iowa! With multiple properties across the region, we are looking for a Sous Chef that will perform with the highest integrity, dedication, and respect. We are one of the state's leading Hospitality groups bringing high quality employees and cuisine to some of the best restaurants the area has to offer. We invite you to sit back, relax, and enjoy our five star hospitality. Don t miss this fresh, exciting and rewarding career opportunity as a Sous Chef in Des Moines, Iowa!

Title of Position: Sous Chef
Job Description: Our Sous Chef will be challenged every single day. The person in this position will assist the Executive Chef in educating and mentoring the kitchen staff, keeping them up to date with any menu adjustments and maintaining consistent top quality ingredients in every dish, every time. The Sous Chef must be able to build top line sales and guest counts through the delivery of a competitively superior team that will be recruited, trained and mentored by the Sous Chef. Responsibilities will also include maintaining proper food safety and making sure sanitation procedures are being met.


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Bonus Potential
  • Ongoing training & mentoring
  • Quality of life schedule
  • And much more!


  • Must have a minimum of 2+ years current experience as a salaried Sous Chef in a high volume (over $2 million per year), Full Service or Upscale Casual concept
  • Hands-on with hiring, training, and developing hourly employees
  • Ability to maintain high levels of food quality, consistency, and hygiene
  • Outstanding leadership, communication, and organizational skills
  • Excellent work ethic and drive to succeed
  • Sous Chef candidates be proficient with financials (P&L's, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)

Apply Now - Sous Chef located in Des Moines, Iowa!

Tara Gates, CPC
Executive Recruiter | Restaurant Division

Tara Gates joined the Gecko Hospitality team as a Restaurant Recruiter in 2014.  As a Recruiter, Tara has been very successful in connecting top talent candidates with successful corporate restaurants. She has mastered the craft of engaging candidates on a personal level, coordinating interviews with the clients, as well as determining the hiring needs and fulfilling the position with candidates that excel expectations set forth by the client. She attributes this to her 20+ years of experience managing different types of restaurant settings from privately owned upscale facilities, banquet, to casual corporate environments.

In addition to being a Recruiter, Tara is an adventurous risk taker and thrill seeker and has a passion for living on the edge. She enjoys four wheeling, rock climbing, white water rafting and traveling. Tara attended Penn State University and was an All Star Track and Cross Country runner.

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