Sous Chef

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Located in San Mateo, CA

Salary: $22-$35

Express Employment Professionals is recruiting for a Sous Chef for our client located in San Mateo, CA. The successful candidate must have 2-4 years of culinary experience in a full-service restaurant, be proficient in English, possess leadership skills, great communication with all levels of internal staff and vendors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing day-to-day operations of restaurant culinary areas
  • Responsible for all food preparation, productivity and control for restaurant
  • Ensuring employees follow safety, sanitation and security procedures
  • Inspirational leader and developer of talent and maintain associate satisfaction, create a positive environment in which all employees grow, create positive partnership with the restaurant staff and front of house managers, associates, customers and vendors
  • Train and supervise all cooks and kitchen staff to prepare, cook and present food according to standard hotel/restaurant recipes

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Restaurant Sous Chef in a high-volume restaurant operation
  • Extensive Culinary skills
  • Experience must include food cost management, banquet production with an emphasis on presentation
  • Fully knowledgeable and experienced with forecasting, budgeting, labor management, and purchasing
  • Ability to analyze, forecast data, and make judgments to ensure proper payroll and production control
  • High school education required
  • Minimum of two to four years of culinary schooling, CPR and/or First Aid training preferred
  • Ability to obtain any governmental required licenses or certificates. For example, Serve Safe certification or any other Food Handler permit required in state where employed
  • Must be willing to work a varied schedule including evenings, nights, and weekends
  • Must possess strong communication (written and verbal) and listening skills
  • Multiple language abilities preferred, fluency in English required and Spanish desired

Benefits Include:

Medical, Sick Time Off, Vacation Time Off, 401K Company Matching and more!



Express Office: San Mateo
1700 South Amphlett Boulevard
Suite 215
San Mateo, CA 94402