Executive Sous Chef
Ridgewells is seeking to hire an Executive Sous Chef to join our culinary production team. This candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day food production of our high volume operation. Candidate must maintain the highest quality food standard and ensure that food is prepared in an organized, efficient and timely manner. Responsibilities include: utilization of high sanitation standards and monitoring the overall cleanliness of the department; establishing food preparation deadlines through effective management of staff within the department and assisting in menu planning, preparation of budgets, management of payroll, food cost control and other records. Must have a proven record in managing high volume kitchen operation and working well in high-pressure situations. Ideal candidate should have the following qualities: leadership abilities, working as a team player, problem solving, prioritizing and delegating. A culinary degree and a minimum of 5 years culinary management experience are required.
Founded as a family business in 1928, Ridgewells Catering has been setting the bar on the Washington social scene for over 85 years. We’re more than caterers of delicious gourmet cuisine. Our visionary team is in the business of making memories, building relationships, and most of all, creating beautiful celebrations. To us, special events are about joy, artistry, and creative possibility. Whether it an intimate gathering or an elegant gala - corporate, weddings, celebrations and major events; our passion for celebration shines on and on. The secret recipe for our success is this: Take three main ingredients: people, quality and service. Season with integrity. Flavor with close attention and innovation. Ensure freshness. Serve up with a flourish.
We offer a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance; paid time off; 401(K) retirement plan, free meals, parking, and much more. Competitive compensation determined by experience.
How to Apply: Please put “Executive Sous Chef” in the subject field of email.