Job details

$58,000 – $65,000 a year

Job Type

  • Culinary experience: 3 years (Preferred)

  • Cooking: 1 year (Preferred)

Pulled from the full job description

401(k) matching
Employee discount
Food provided
Health insurance
Paid time off

Full Job Description

We are an independently owned successful La Jolla restaurant looking for a professional Sous Chef. Established for over 16 years we have a loyal customer following and menus which changes seasonally.

You will lead our kitchen in nightly specials and lead the culinary team in consistency, maintaining and enhancing our customers’ satisfaction. We have a great staff , great customers and a passion for quality of life and a balanced work experience. Join our team!


  • Help in the preparation and design of all food and drinks menus
  • Produce high quality plates both design and taste wise
  • Ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely way that meets our quality standards
  • Fill in for the Executive Chef in planning and directing food preparation when necessary
  • Resourcefully solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation
  • Manage and train kitchen staff, establish working schedule and assess staff’s performance
  • Order supplies to stock inventory appropriately
  • Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers


  • Proven experience as a Sous Chef
  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Excellent record of kitchen and staff management
  • Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • BS degree in Culinary science or related certificate would be a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $58,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount
  • Food provided
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Physical Setting:

  • Casual dining restaurant


  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • La Jolla, CA 92037: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Culinary experience: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Cooking: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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