Sous Chef Local Favorite, no late nights

Philadelphia, PA

Posted: 08/16/2019 Country: US State/Province: PA Job ID: BO9817903813 Salary: 57500
Sous Chef  Philadelphia, PA
Salary $55 - 60k
Casual Dining - Local Favorite

We are currently seeking a Sous Chef to direct our top-notch team of culinary and service professionals with enthusiasm, mentoring, and exceptional work ethics. If this sounds like your style of Sous Chef, Apply Today! We are a comforting place that offers welcoming food with a twist. Opened as a brunch spot, we have blossomed into one of the most well-known eateries in the area for brunch and dinner. We create home favorites with an original spin, made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients that locals say has “the wow factor” they are looking for. In an upscale neighborhood, we strive to taste upscale but be priced for everyone. If you are an energetic, professional Sous Chef who brings passion to work every, take advantage of this fantastic opportunity and Apply Today for our location in Philly.

Title of Position:Sous Chef
Job Description: As the Sous Chef you will be responsible for ensuring quality dishes are served in a timely manner. Hiring, training and coaching our culinary staff will be a function of our Sous Chef as well. Our ideal Sous Chef candidate will bring new ideas and a passion for excellence to our restaurant. Excellent communication and time management skills are essential qualities our Sous Chef must possess to be successful. Knowledge of proper equipment operation/maintenance, safety procedures and state health department regulations are crucial as our Sous Chef. Administrative functions such as scheduling, food inventory, product ordering and back of the house employee reviews will also be responsibilities of our Sous Chef.

  • Competitive Wages
  • Benefits to be decided by employer
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Positive, Friendly Work Environment

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

Sous Chef  Philadelphia, PA
Salary $55 - 60k
Casual Dining - Local Favorite

Bob Backus, CPC
Executive Recruiter | Restaurant Division

Bob Backus started his career with Gecko Hospitality in June of 2012. Prior to Gecko, Bob was in restaurant operation as a lead manager for a growing national franchise. As an experienced Senior Executive Recruiter, he has helped shape the success of Gecko Hospitality in Eastern PA market. Throughout his tenure, he has a demonstrated history of effectively transforming people lives. He is a professional who specializes in listening to people and honing in on their wants and needs.  He is a 5 time recipient of the Gecko Sales Achievement Award and is licensed by the National Association of Professional Services as a Certified Professional Consultant (CPC). Bob and his wife have two beautiful children, and live in Bucks County.

Bob recruits for Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley, NEPA, Harrisburg, Lancaster, and all surrounding areas east of the Susquehanna including Williamsport and Selinsgrove.

Candidate Testimonials


“Bob was honest and great to work with during the whole process! Found me work within a weeks time.”  - Dan W.

“It was a great experience and Bob Backus had a lot of opportunities for me.” -David W.

“From start to finish, working with Bob was a great experience. He was right there to help through the entire process. I would recommend him and Gecko to anyone serious about finding what they are truly looking for in their career.” -Chris H.

“Bob was fantastic, he was very helpful, involved in every part of the process. Showed genuine care, I would recommend Gecko Hospitality to friends or family members.”-Paul B


Client Testimonials

“Hiring for the Philadelphia area has been a positive experience." -Mad Mex

“Gecko Eastern PA team work hard to fill our open positions.” -Paxos Restaurant Group



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