Vacancy For Executive Sous Chef - Restaurant Jobs In Teaneck, NJ

Executive Sous Chef – Fine Dining – N111

Position NameHospitality Recruitment: Executive Sous Chef - Fine Dining
LocationTeaneck, NJ
Salary Range$55000 - $70000
Client Overview

We are are currently conducting hospitality recruitment efforts for our Client whose team of cooks and service staff strive to execute every detail with a sense of mindful awareness and intentionality.  As the seasons change so does their food—the methods and the ingredients. Guests and cooks alike peer out the large picture windows at the restaurant's victory garden, observing nature’s slow but inexorable progress, and contemplate the moment in time and what that means for what’s cooking and how to eat it. It is because of this mindfulness and intentionality that both guest and team member grow from the shared experience of nourishing and being nourished.

Why people LOVE working for this company!

  • OFF EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, except on rare occasions
  • Chef Coats and KNIVES purchased by Company
  • Creative opportunity to consult on new menu items

Position Overview & Responsibilities

We are looking for a professional Sous Chef to be the second in command in our kitchen, following our Executive Chef’s specifications and guidelines. The successful candidate will employ its culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our customers’ satisfaction.

Responsibilities • 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


  • After 6 mos pay 50% of Health
  • 401k (NO match)
  • 30 PAID Days Off for Jewish Holidays
  • OFF EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, except on rare occasions

Position Requirements

• 3-5 years of experience as a Fine Dining 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   EOE - Equal Opportunity Employer

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What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

  • I am very grateful to Michael Bickle

    Michael Bickle, from the start gave me the confidence I needed to make the right choice on the next direction in my career path. Life is already stressful, and adding the challenges in finding a new job can be overwhelming with anxiety. Michael Bickle never pressured me into doing anything I was not certain about. He was with me every step of the way. In doing so, I wasn't left with uncertainty.
    To the next journey,
    Roy  D.
    I am very grateful to Michael Bickle
  • I appreciate the support and genuine care I received from Rae Ann Lopardo

    With so many employment opportunities, searching for a new career is a daunting task. She understands the niche work I do and recognized both the stability and work/life balance that I craved. Rae Ann was instrumental in connecting me with an amazing career opportunity! Also she was wonderful in providing updates throughout the interview process.
    Becky Diaz
    I appreciate the support and genuine care I received from Rae Ann Lopardo
  • Carol Bullock is a lifesaver!

    She is attentive, positive and thorough.  Without her help and guidance I would not be on the wonderful path I am currently. She helped me find a fantastic opportunity and facilitated every aspect from helping me understand my role and the culture of the company to ensuring that correspondence between myself and the company was seamless. I just wish everyone could be as lucky as I was to experience her guidance, candor and overall caring demeanor.         Thank you Carol! J Blake Carol Bullock is a lifesaver!
  • Liz Costa is the BEST!

    Liz Costa is the most knowledgeable, organized, warm and amazing human I have ever encountered.  She brings you the confidence that you need to feel strong and to feel good about yourself.  She has taught me to look at things in a different light that I would of never thought of doing.  I am very grateful for all of her knowledge and help!               Thank You Liz! Ashley Brewley Liz Costa is the BEST!
  • I am grateful to have met Corina and will surely have a professional working relationship with her for years to come!

    Corina Mack was extremely thorough and quick to respond to all of the needs of myself as well as her business client. Her ability to communicate between the 2 of us made the process so quick. Corina was very knowledgeable about the company she was representing and their current team that was in place. Sometimes companies receive an overwhelming amount of applications for positions and Corina’s ability to pre-screen potential candidates surely expedited this businesses needs to fill their role.           Regards, John R. Guyon III I am grateful to have met Corina Mack and will surely have a professional working relationship with her for years to come!