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Sous Chef

Organized and energetic culinary leader with experience managing production teams in a high-volume, dynamic environment


The Sous Chef must have strong cooking, leadership, and management skills with at least two years of experience as a Sous Chef in a high volume, dynamic environment. Additional responsibilities include supervisory tasks such as training, discipline, and problem solving.

Essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Assist with daily purchasing of food and supplies; maintain product quality while diligently finding best pricing

Research & Development

  • Assist with menu writing and idea generation, keeping in line with HCF’s philosophy
  • Work with Executive Chef to develop new programs including school-specific menus and thematic catering menus

Safety & Sanitation

  • Work with hourly staff to maintain proper sanitation and safety in the kitchen
  • Follow HACCP procedures for food safety and help maintain records
  • Take proper care of equipment and communicate with Executive Chef when maintenance is required

Personnel Management

  • Manage kitchen staff for daily production; production includes food for school accounts, catering, and corporate dining
  • Work with HCF delivery drivers to ensure timely and safe food deliveries
  • Enforce adherence to standardized recipes

Culinary Know-How, Food Safety & Employee Safety

  • Establish and implement procedures and policies for risk management
  • Enforce company quality and safety standards for the safety of our customers
  • Routinely train kitchen and site staff on company food safety and sanitation procedures, allergy protocol, and personal health


  • A minimum of 2 years in a managerial role in a kitchen
  • Fine dining food production experience and/or large batch food production
  • Must have experience cooking from scratch
  • Must be open to feedback and coachable
  • Must be good with kids

Job Details

  • Full benefits
  • Primarily daytime work hours

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Submit a copy of your resume along with a short description of why you would make a great fit to the team at HandCut Foods!

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