Executive Sous Chef

Eataly Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
  • compensation depends on experience
    + Bonuses
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K / Retirement, Ask Us!, Meal Plan / Free Food, Employee Discounts
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Founded in Italy in 2007, Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace. At Eataly, you can Eat a meal at restaurants or quick-service counters, Shop for the ingredients, and Learn through classes and tastings. Eat Better, Live Better! Eataly is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Executive Sous Chef directs the culinary team’s daily activities in accordance with Eataly’s policies and objectives to ensure guest satisfaction, profitability, and a positive, productive and compliant work environment.

Reports directly the Executive Chef and oversees the Chef de Cuisine team.

  • Directs employee hiring, assignment, training, payroll, scheduling, evaluations and terminations

  • Collaborates closely with the Executive Chef and CDCs to plan and execute seasonal menus in the restaurants

  • Observes food production and samples food to ensure compliance with recipes and standards

  • Reviews financial information, such as sales costs and labor, to ensure efficient operations

  • Manages inventory: estimates needs, places orders, receives and checks deliveries

  • Informs front of house personnel of menu changes, specials and shortages

  • Documents, investigates, escalates and resolves all employee and guest incidents

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned


  • 6+ years of chef experience, including 3+ years of management experience  

  • Strong understanding of Italian cuisine

  • Excellent communication, leadership, motivational and team-building skills  

  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment and procedures, safety and sanitation regulations

  • Advanced computer skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree or degree from a post-secondary culinary arts training program highly preferred


  • Availability to work onsite with a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, standing or walking in a restaurant environment

  • Ability to operate commercial equipment including stand mixers, ovens, torches, etc.


  • Health Coverage – Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance and Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid Time Off, 401K with company match, Commuter Benefits and Plum Benefits

  • Free staff lunch daily and discounts at Eataly

  • Fun staff classes on products and Italian cuisine

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