Sous Chef

Full Time Redmond, WA

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iPic Entertainment

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Sous Chef

Sous Chefs have exciting roles at iPic, as they are responsible for Guest Experience, People Development, and Systems/Consistency in a theater or restaurant kitchen.

Key Accountabilities:


  • Works with Executive Sous Chef or Chef de Cuisine to manage inventory, preparation, presentation, safety and sanitation in a theater/restaurant kitchen Works with Kitchen Management to support an environment committed to outstanding Guest Experiences; participate in meetings (1:1, pre-shift meetings) with staff to maintain guest focus at all times.  
  • Works with Kitchen Management to ensure quality expectations are met in food preparation and presentation; focus on motivating cooks to prepare menu items in consistent manner. 
  • Works with Theater/Restaurant Managers to oversee guest relations and meet/exceed guest expectations for food quality, temperature and plating. 
  • Manage kitchen operations with comprehensive, detailed approach to food and beverage quality, safety, building maintenance, repairs, and sanitation/cleanliness. 
  • Participate in hiring decisions for hourly kitchen staff; identify talent and make recommendations for internal promotions to Supervisor/Manager roles. 


Experience & Qualifications:


  • At least 1-2 years of experience as a Supervisor or Line Cook in high volume operation (Theater) or creative environment (Restaurant). Progressive growth from hands-on, front-line role to supervision preferred.  
  • Track record of success with bias for action, high energy level and desire to succeed. 
  • Demonstrated judgment, decision making, and conflict resolution skills with guests, staff, and peers. 
  • Quality food preparation and presentation; guest loyalty and positive feedback on social media, NPS, and other measures. 



Leadership Requirements:


  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, solid executive presence, self-confidence, and professional maturity. 
  • Good listener, patient in stressful situations and genuine in desire to resolve issues. 
  • Staff retention and development: minimizing turnover through solid hiring and engagement activities; internal promotions and cross-training. 
  • Qualified to demonstrate proper preparation/cooking techniques for junior staff in need of hands-on instruction; firm but fair in providing feedback and communicating expectations. 


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