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Sous Chef

South Jacksonville, IL 62651

Posted: 04/18/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1935858 Salary: 38k/year - 40k/year State/Province: IL

Job Description

Sous Chef


We are actively seeking a professional Sous Chef with solid leadership skills and high energy. If this sounds like your style as a Sous Chef, apply today for our location near Jacksonville, Illinois. We are a great company for talented Culinary Professionals to make their mark. We have been welcoming new guests and treasuring old friends since our origin. From classic favorites to notable signature dishes, our menu features only the freshest and finest ingredients. Our restaurant and private event spaces are perfect for any occasion, and we’ll be here for years to come. Our history of hospitality continues to inspire us to always provide a warm and inviting experience for our guests. Don’t miss this great opportunity, apply today for our location near Jacksonville, Illinois!

Title of Position – Sous Chef

Job Description: The Sous Chef plays a crucial role in managing the entire kitchen operations for the restaurant, supporting the Executive Chef in delivering exceptional culinary experiences to guests. In this role, the sous chef will assist with the day-to-day operations of the culinary department, upholding service standards, and helping to meet and exceed profit goals. The Sous Chef is responsible for ordering, receiving, and properly handling products, and ensuring that all products represent our high standards. Additionally, the Sous Chef is responsible for assisting with the management of daily service, holiday menus, group functions, and special events. Success in this position requires excellent culinary skills, with the ability to create exceptional dishes that meet guests' expectations. A deep understanding of kitchen operations best practices and the ability deliver on assigned tasks. Above all, the Sous Chef is committed to maintaining high standards and delivering exceptional culinary experiences to guests. Overall, this is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated culinary professional to help deliver outstanding cuisine to guests.


· The Sous Chef must have a minimum of 1 year of related culinary experience in a high-volume atmosphere

· The Sous Chef must have experience in inventory/cost controls, fiscal planning, and knowledge of basic kitchen equipment

· The Sous Chef must also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

· It is preferred that the Sous Chef have experience with small banquets as well as a la carte service

· The Sous Chef should have open availability

Apply Now – Sous Chef located near Jacksonville, Illinois

If you would like to be considered for this position, email your resume to Kevin Phipps - kphipps@geckohospitality.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Kevin Buck

Prior to joining Gecko Hospitality, Kevin served as the Executive Director of Operations at Tribute Hospitality Management, LLC from 2019-2022. During his time there, he helped the owner establish the company, making significant contributions to the growth and success of the business. Before that, he served as Area General Manager at Interstate/Aimbridge Hotels & Resorts from 2018-2019, where he managed three hotels for a particular owner, one in Irving Texas and two in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Kevin’s passion for the hospitality industry is evident in his work and his values. He believes that hospitality is all about making people feel comfortable, welcomed, and well-cared for, and he brings that philosophy to everything he does. He takes pride in the rewarding interactions he has with people, and his love of culture has deepened as his career has taken him to new places.

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