Patrice & Associates

Sous Chef

Washington, D.C.

A nationwide network of recruiters, an immense database of qualified candidates, and over 500 management positions to fill at any one time: Patrice and Associates is the recruiting engine that fuels the hospitality industry. Restaurant jobs, hotels, casinos and every hospitality career in between – we make the connections that build rewarding careers and grow great brands. 

Founded in 1989, Patrice & Associates works with all facets of the hospitality industry including catering companies, hotel banquet facilities, resorts, private clubs, national chains, local and regional franchises and IT companies that service the hospitality industry. We have positions ranging from operations management to human resource positions to District Management and corporate executive opportunities.

We represent many major corporate chains: $4M casual dining companies; $6M - $10M theme casual dining clubs; $4M family style restaurants; companies opening 40 new locations a year; fine dining, fast food, airports, malls and travel plazas nationwide.

Sous Chef | Oxon Hill, MD 

We are looking for a professional Sous Chef to be the second in command in our kitchen, following our Executive Chef’s specifications and guidelines. The successful candidate will employ its culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our customers’ satisfaction. In this role you will have the opportunity to work with a Celebrity Chef. The Sous chef will be responsible for the following: 

  • Help in the preparation and design of all food and drinks menus
  • Produce high quality plates both design and taste wise
  • Ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely way that meets our quality standards
  • Fill in for the Executive Chef in planning and directing food preparation when necessary
  • Resourcefully solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation
  • Manage and train kitchen staff, establish working schedule and assess staff’s performance
  • Order supplies to stock inventory appropriately
  • Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

Experience and Background

  • Experience as a Sous Chef required
  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Excellent record of kitchen and staff management
  • Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • BS degree in Culinary science or related certificate would be a plus
Patrice & Associates

Sue Wooten

Recruitment Manager
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