Sous Chef


Monitor and ensure that standard kitchen operating procedures are met
Manage all kitchen employees including training, mentoring, and disciplining
Support and manage prep for service; ensure all prep items and recipes are made to standard
Oversee the line during service while monitoring cooks’ progress and flow of service
Oversee the flow of the kitchen and the flow of food to maintain service standards
Working with the Executive Chef on menu creations and daily specials
Assist in interviewing, selecting and onboarding all BOH hourly new hires
Assist monitoring the receiving of all product to ensure it meets restaurant standards
In partnership with the Executive Chef and CDC, develop new menu items and ensure proper execution and roll out of any new additions

Schedule staff; Assist in payroll related responsibility
Send daily service reports, and hr related processes such as trail paperwork, worker’s comp, and accident reports.
Manage inventory and costs with the Executive Chef & CDC
Support staffing needs for BOH open positions

5+ years of related (high volume) experience required
2+ years of management experience required
Experience with back of house administrative and managerial duties a must
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Proven ability in teaching and mentoring kitchen employees
Exceptional communication and supervisory skills

The physical demands for this position are seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching, frequently lifting up to 25 pounds, occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds, sitting, standing, for 4 to 8 hours, bending, and moving intermittently during working hours.

The duties of this position may change from time to time. Railtown Cafe reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Railtown Cafe or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.