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Sous Chef

Ashland, VA 23005

Posted: 04/03/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1773351 Salary: 50k/year - 55k/year State/Province: VA

Job Description

Join Our Culinary Team as a Sous Chef!


Are you a culinary enthusiast with a knack for crafting exceptional dishes? Our team is on the lookout for a Sous Chef who thrives on culinary creativity and excellence. This role is an incredible opportunity to work with premium, locally-sourced ingredients and bring innovative dishes to life.


Your Role:


  • Lead and manage kitchen operations, ensuring compliance with all health and safety standards.
  • Craft and execute high-quality dishes consistent with our restaurant's culinary standards.
  • Play a key role in menu development, embracing seasonal adjustments.
  • Mentor and train junior staff in culinary techniques, presentation skills, and safety practices.
  • Efficiently manage inventory, aiming to minimize waste and optimize stock levels.


Your Credentials:


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a comparable role.
  • Deep understanding of diverse cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and culinary practices.
  • Demonstrated leadership in managing a team, with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and maintain high standards in fast-paced environments.


Why Join Us?


  • Competitive salary with attractive benefits, including healthcare coverage after 90 days, opportunities for educational advancement, and bonus eligibility after 6 months.


Elevate your culinary career in a dynamic environment where creativity meets passion. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply today or reach out directly to andyb@geckohospitality.com.


Meet Your Recruiter

Andy Bhikhari

Andy Bhikhari is a business operations specialist with 10+ years of experience in problem-solving to improve operational efficiency and profitability. Andy is adept at developing standard operating processes, coordinating KPIs and metrics, applying technology and automation, and building meaningful relationships. He’s excited to join his wife (Carolina Bhikhari) and the Gecko team in his new position as Franchise Partner.

Andy graduated from the University of South Florida with his B.S. in Industrial Engineering and is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Prior to joining Gecko, his most recent role was Manager at KPMG, Advisory Operations. Andy has held roles in various industries which include raw materials, retail, pharmaceutical packaging, medical device technology, and advisory consulting. Now, he’s looking forward to learning about and contributing to the executive recruiting industry.

Andy resides in Orlando, FL with his wife and their two year old son, Benjie. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with family, traveling, attending automotive events, producing music, and is a self-proclaimed donut connoisseur.

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