Sous Chef -West Suburban Restaurant/Golf Club

JN -102017-1817
Chicago Metro Area, Illinois

Our Client, a high volume restaurant and banquet facility located at an upscale public golf club, seeks an elite Sous Chef to to support the Executive Chef. We are searching for that rare talented culinarian who is driven by delivering consistently excellent results while motivating the team as an inspirational leader with entrepreneurial spirit.

This position requires a highly organized, detail-oriented professional with a true heart for hospitality. Qualified candidates will have a career history marked by proven success, especially in the following areas of skill, expertise, attitude and behavior:

  • Superior hands-on culinary skills rooted in the fundamentals with experience in a variety of cuisines 
  • Expertise in kitchen administration (purchasing, costing, scheduling, controlling expenses, budgeting, inventory, etc.) 
  • At least 5 years of experience in a high volume restaurant operation, with 3 years Sous level experience
  • Flexibility that stems from core values that value the team’s success before satisfying your personal motives
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and make good decisions in the heat of the moment 
  • Consistently use clear, concise communication with a willingness to give direction
  • Pride of ownership in your team, your food and your service
  • Happy-to-be-alive disposition with a leadership style that is one of a coach, advocate, a teacher who respects everyone
  • Culinary degree preferred, or equivalent background and skills to back it up

The Sous Chef will enjoy a competitive base salary, and an amazing benefits package that includes a pension program. Longevity is well rewarded in this opportunity. This is a rare opportunity to work with a seasoned leadership team to take an already-thriving business to new levels of success. 

QUALIFIED AND MOTIVATED candidates please apply at or send your resume to Richard Ladd, Executive Recruiter, SHS by CLICKING HERE.

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