4 weeks ago

Job Summary

You are a sucker for GREAT food and amazing customer experience. You are a hands-on Sous Chef who likes to spend time in the Kitchen rather than the office. You take pride in mentoring your team and enhancing creativity and innovation in a way that grows them and the organization

  • Minimum Qualification:Diploma
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:4 years

Job Description/Requirements



  • Learn and use Eden's internal products & tools (eg Lighthouse)

  • Support creation, development and documentation of “printable” recipes to ensure production of consistently high quality meals

  • Collaborate with the Head Chef to determine recipe upgrades & new cooking methods; adhere to recipe change request process.

  • Constantly strive to make tomorrow better than today; stellar problem solving, and ability to identify relevant initiatives, and implement them to improve on overall Kitchen & team performance.

Quality Control

  • Responsible for the quality and taste of food; confirms quality of all meals for service

    • Confirm and approve quality of meals before passed to FoH; Achieve 0 customer complaints

  • Identify gaps; should be able to identify solutions, create processes that solve them, document, and roll out the updated process

  • Own and oversee procurement to minimize waste

    • Collaborate with Inventory manager to request procurement

  • Ensure minimal waste around procurement, storage, and food production.

    • Oversee implementation of FIFO on raw produce

  • Review customer feedback data everyday

    • Create and implement initiatives that will address customer feedback systematically

  • Support development of, and maintain schedule for seasonal produce to influence menu creation

    • Should be able to take unforeseen shortages in the market into account

  • Collaborate with Head Chef to develop new menus based on seasonal changes and customer demands

    • Own and oversee menu production (in Head Chef's absence)

  • Know and approve menu/orders for next day production (in Head Chef's absence)

    • Adjust and confirm orders for production in collaboration with prep CDP

Monitoring & Reporting

  • Understand, stay updated on, and contribute to monthly reporting around food production (develop report in Head Chef's absence)

    • Number of meals made, Costs (procurement), overproduction levels

  • Observe and report daily team performance: team's adherence to processes, consistency in output, team health

    • Own reporting for cook team

    • Oversee reporting on prep team

    • Create systems that allow visibility into daily food production performance; ensure these are reviewed daily and relevant next steps addressed

  • Support efforts to track kitchen capacity; team, equipment, space capacity


  • Must be curious, and have a habit of independently researching and learning

    • Be in the know about latest processes, ideas, techniques, in the industry

  • Intentional about improving knowledge and skills of the team including new techniques

    • Collaborate with team leads to develop team learning & development plans

Team Management

  • Holds team accountable with clear and daily verbal and written feedback

    • CDPs, DCDPs primarily

  • Support and manage team and equipment resource planning (eg schedules, shifts, station assignments, etc)

    • Always take growth projections into account and collaborate with Head chef to plan appropriately

  • Maintain culture in kitchen that's consistent with Eden's culture

    • "No jerk policy"

  • Perform weekly 1:1s to maintain team pulse and support team members

  • Support hiring and training of new team members

    • Collaborate on and own aspects of onboarding new hires

  • Manage direct reports appropriately to ensure growth and continued success


  • Collaborate well with different teams (marketing, finance, supply, product, and engineering) in the company to achieve team goals

  • Collaborate with Facilities Manager to ensure all equipment is well-maintained and always functional

  • Collaborate with Quality assurance team to ensure execution, monitoring, and compliance with proper food handling, stellar hygiene and food safety practices

  • Collaborate with Inventory manager to understand stock levels, projections, and track price of meals

  • Collaborate with Supply to ensure Procurement is accurate and timely

    • Work with Supply, Prep CDP and QA team to expand vendor pool, confirm new vendors as needed, and off board non performing/previous vendors


● At least 4 years relevant experience as Sous Chef preferably in a production facility or commercial kitchen 

● Proven track record of stellar team leadership 

● Relevant certifications: 

○ Culinary degrees, Food safety & handling, etc. 

● Good level of computer literacy and programs 

● Excellent knowledge of all sections/stations 

● Ability to produce excellent high-quality food 

● Good oral communication

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