Sous Chef

For this position, pay will be variable by location - See additional job details and benefits below

The Sous Chef is responsible for supporting the Executive Chef in leading a team of culinary professionals that deliver high-quality, great-tasting food; proper food safety and sanitation procedures, and profitability. The Sous Chef contributes to building top line sales and guest count through the delivery of a competitively superior team member and guest experience. The Sous Chef supports the Executive Chef to ensure menu items are executed with excellence in the restaurant. Additionally, the Sous Chef supports managing quality in all aspects of their job. 

Job Requirements 

  • Proven success as a Sous Chef, Executive Sous Chef or Kitchen Manager in a high-volume upscale restaurant  or high-end resort restaurant 
  • Strong passion for culinary excellence, wine knowledge, and service 
  • Proven ability to develop team 
  • Knowledge of systems, methods, and processes that contribute to great execution 
  • Stable job history which demonstrates upward career progression

  • Restaurant Managers receive competitive salary & quarterly bonus eligibility
  • Eligibility for medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Company-paid Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • 2 weeks paid vacations and up to 5 flex days in your first year
  • Paid Family and Medical Leave (up to 2 weeks after 1 year of service)
  • After one year of service

∙ Company 401(k) with a match up to 120% on the first 6% of salary

∙ Company paid Retirement Plus Benefits

∙Darden Employee Stock Purchase program

  • Discount program for 1,000 of merchants