Job Description

Restaurant Associates

Position Title: SOUS CHEF

Pay 12

Reports To: Executive Chef

Salary: $70,000-$75,000

Other Forms of Compensation: Comprehensive Benefits Package

Become part of Restaurant Associates, the industry’s leading provider of dining and event catering for some of the nation's most prestigious museums, performing arts centers and corporations! Voted Glassdoor's Employee Choice Awards- Best Places to Work in 2021, This is R/A !

This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus! If you know someone that is qualified for this role, please use the ‘job search’ in MyOpportunity to refer your referral and email them a link to apply. Your referral will be able to apply by clicking the link in the email then you can check the status under Careers in MyOpportunity by clicking on ‘referral tracking.’ For Employee Referral guidelines, FAQs and the Compass Employee Referral Policy, email Click here to view the step-by-step instructions to refer a friend to this position.

Job Summary

To support our growth we’re looking for a Sous Chef to join our awesome team!

The Sous Chef will focus on culinary excellence and the cafe experience for the Food program to support operational excellence. This position reports into the Executive Chef and will leverage their strong hospitality and operational skills to oversee the daily administrative and operational tasks, including financial management and analysis, sanitation and safety.

This role will be based in Bristow,VA

This awesome position offers:

  • Unlimited growth with the Compass Group

  • Work /Life balance - Monday- Friday day time hours

  • Excellent benefits & perks

  • A positive and supportive team environment

The great things you’ll do:

  • Follow all menu and production/prep expectations and guides, opening/closing checklist and responsibility guides

  • Motivate, Train and Develop team members

  • Assist Executive Chef in ensuring that all products and ingredients that are used are purchased following sector and Food purchasing standards and sustainability commitments

  • Promote a culture of Food and Workplace Safety

  • Communicate with the Client honestly, accurately and in a timely manner

What we look for in the perfect candidate:

  • Degree in Culinary Arts preferred or equivalent professional experience

  • Has a minimum of 2 years kitchen supervisory experience or applicable culinary experience in a high volume, quality food service establishment,

  • Strong passion for great food and hospitality

Apply to Restaurant Associates today!

Restaurant Associates is a member of Compass Group USA

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply.


Associates at Restaurant Associates are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Restaurant Associates maintains a drug-free workplace.

Req ID:  1312199

Restaurant Associates 

Nakiiya Nashaya Jones 


Application Instructions

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