Sous Chef

Eataly Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
  • compensation depends on experience
    + Bonuses
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Ask Us!, 401K / Retirement, 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 Sous Chef Manager assists the Chef de Cuisine (CDC) in managing the production of high-quality, authentic Italian dishes in Eataly’s exciting, high-volume, open kitchens. The Sous Chef Manager is a strong, focused management presence, not only maintaining food quality standards, but also passionately training and inspiring staff at all levels about Eataly’s products and services. Directly reports to the Executive Chef and manages the kitchen staff.

  • Supports the CDC in all day-to-day operational needs to deliver Eataly’s business, employee, menu and guest service strategies

  • Participates in menu planning and actively manages food production

  • Manages hiring, training, scheduling, managing and termination of back-of-house (BOH) employees

  • Trains and works with Cooks and Sous Chef Managers on the hot line to ensure quality, speed, safety and health standards are consistently met

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

  • Collaborates interdepartmentally with restaurants, store outlets and corporate as needed to plan activities, special events, share information, etc.

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned


  • 4+ years in a back of house position with 1+ years of management experience preferred

  • Exceptional communication and leadership skills

  • Advanced computer skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree or degree from post-secondary culinary arts program strongly preferred


  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends

  • Ability to stoop, bend, reach and exert well-paced mobility for periods up to 8 hours in length

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. in weight

  • Ability to operate standard kitchen equipment

  • Food Handler’s License


  • 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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