Catering Chef – Upscale, Catering and Events Washington DC

Washington DC
$65,000 - $70,000 + Benefits

This upscale and award-winning catering /events operation is seeking a passionate, hard-working Sous Chef who will strive to continue the mission of providing remarkable experiences to all clientele. The Sous Chef will partner with the Executive Chef to ensure all standards are met and expectations are exceeded. The ideal candidate will motivate the culinary team and build a cohesive team. He or She will be responsible for the daily operations of the Catering Facility, ensure that customers are completely satisfied with their catering/private dining experience and enforce BOH cleanliness and sanitation standards according to code. This group values a humble approach to leadership, a spirit of teamwork and an environment of learning and development. Finally, the Sous Chef must be a passionate culinarian with a great palette and sense of presentation.


3+ years senior-level or sous chef experience in a high-quality, volume-oriented
Possess ServSafe certification or have the ability to certify during training.
Possess basic computer skills.
Ability to perform multiple job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy.
Possess good communication skills to deal with customers and staff.
Ability to ascertain staff training needs and provide such training.
Ability to direct performance of all staff and follow up with correction where needed.