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Soho House

Executive Sous Chef - Soho House Dumbo

New York, NY

The role…

At Soho House the Executive Sous Chef is responsible for assisting the Executive Chef in planning, organizing and leading the Kitchen Department according to company policies and state standards. As the Executive Sous Chef, you will have culinary, leadership, and human resource skills. Similar responsibilities to a Chef de Cuisine (CDC), a key responsibility is to do everything necessary to ensure Soho House’s Kitchen Department is operating at maximum efficiency and to Soho House standards. This is a job for people who love food and are natural leaders!

A successful Executive Sous Chef will work alongside the Executive Chef in an operational capacity while also supporting the teams scheduling, labor and development.

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Main Duties

  • Lead by example and alongside the Executive Chef to deliver effective and efficient dining experiences by overseeing the back of house (BOH) operation, staffing, food production, accommodating special request, dietary restrictions and following allergy procedure
  • Maintain Health and Safety standards set by Soho House, local and regional government
  • Establish professional relationships with the team and provide educational opportunities to teach and develop skills and on other areas of the business 
  • Lead “Cook House” education and training demos, trips and on the job staff development to ensure safe work habits and proper process as well as procedure if encountered with a dangerous or unsafe situation
  • Influence process to run an effective and efficient kitchen while maintaining the highest food quality and controls for all dishes served
  • Purchase and produce top-quality food to create seasonal menus, maintain recipes, pictures and specifications are followed as well as update signage and displays for dates, food displays for quality, cleanliness and food safety
  • Manage staff schedules, payroll, kitchen set up / break down, production, prep is completed and staff wear proper uniform
  • Instill teamwork and synergy exists between the front and back of house staff through proper communication and delegate tasks and staff tasks to ensure smooth service and kitchen operations
  • Partner with Executive Chef to develop event menus, food preparation, food costs, quality food service and product are delivered.
  • Shares the overall responsibility of proper storing procedures, food orders, food cost, equipment, sanitation and hygiene to Company and local standards

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4-5+ years’ experience working in a similar volume-based business that represents global culture and consistent, approachable and elevated dishes
  • Culinary trained and professional who is passionate and curious to develop and grow as a Chef
  • Experienced managing P&L’s, labor, purchasing, vendors and quality control while providing results in revenue
  • Must possess consistent and stabile work experience & encompass the desire to operationally support the business as an individual contributor and leader
  • Must encompass Food Serve Safe certification and have experienced with local sanitation regulations
  • Well-versed and timely email etiquette as well as written and verbal communication
  • Experienced in training and leading team as well as production of large quantity food; preparation and excellent knowledge of quality food operations
  • High school diploma or equivalent trade school certification

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to seize, grasp, turn and hold objects with hands.
  • Must be able to make periodical fast paced movements are required to go from one part of the property to others.
  • Must be able to move, pull, push, carry or lift at least 30 pounds.
  • Must be able to occasionally kneel, bend, crouch and climb is required.
  • Must be able to perform physical activities such as lifting, cleaning, and stooping.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, lift, and bend for long periods of time.

Why work with us...

Soho House offers competitive compensation packages that feature global benefits and perks. Whether you’re seeking entry-level employment or a new opportunity to expand your profession, we offer training to develop the technical and managerial skills necessary to enhance your career.

  • Health Care + 401K: Full time employees are eligible for full benefits; Medical, Dental & Vision as well as Retirement fund with a 2% match
  • Paid Time Off: Full- Time Employees have sick day's + vacation days
  • Career Development: Soho House can progress your career domestically or internationally as well as managerially or technically
  • Soho Impact: Empowering the Soho House Community to make positive change, through mentoring, apprenticeship, local outreach and sustainability
  • Learning & Development: An extensive range of internally and externally run courses are available for all employees.
  • Cookhouse & House Tonic: Celebrating our passion for food and drink. Check out our monthly calendars and get involved in trips, training's and events. Available to all.
  • Team Events: From fitness sessions to cinema screenings and art classes, each month we hold a series of fun events which you can sign up to.
  • Team Meal: Whilst on duty in our Houses & Restaurants you will be provided with a substantial meal free of charge.
In accordance with New York law, the salary range for this role if filled within New York is listed below. The range for the position in other geographies may vary based on market differences. The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law.
Pay Range
$80,000$95,000 USD
Client-provided location(s): 55 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Job ID: 4340119101
Employment Type: Other