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Boqueria Restaurant Restaurant Sous Chef in Atlanta, Georgia

Are you a talented Sous Chef looking for a new opportunity with a great company culture? Are you an enthusiastic team player and eager to learn new things? Do you always sweat the details and strive for excellence? Are you a natural-born leader who loves teaching and coaching members of their team?

Boqueria® Restaurant

Everyone in the industry knows that a restaurant is only as strong as its kitchen team. And at Boqueria, we know that having a driven, passionate, and consistent Sous Chef is integral to the success of our kitchens.

The Sous Chef plays a pivotal role in maintaining the highest standards of food quality and guest satisfaction, ensuring and upholding brand and product quality standards. This role is integral in training, developing, and retaining top-tier talent, fostering a team of A-players dedicated to culinary excellence. The Sous Chef works closely with the Chef de Cuisine to ensure that Back of House targets are met, facilitating smooth kitchen operations while supporting compliance with health regulations to earn top grades in inspections.

What we're looking for:

  • Minimum 1-3 years of relevant experience at comparable/casual upscale restaurants or scratch kitchens

  • Highly proficient with cooking appliances and an advanced knowledge of culinary techniques

  • Knowledge of par levels and best ordering practices and manage inventory levels effectively with a high attention to ingredient quality

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of financial implications - understanding P&L, COGs, labor, and operational excellence

  • Intuitive understanding of restaurant service

  • Extensive food knowledge

  • State required food safety certifications

  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office and Excel

  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and plan ahead.

  • Strong leadership abilities (clear vision, active listening, assertive communication, empathetic and responsive).

  • Motivated by a strong internal drive to achieve success, dedicated to delivering high-quality work.

What we offer our team:

  • Work with great people who love hospitality

  • Competitive salary based on experience paid weekly

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Full- and part-time availability

  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and supplemental options

  • Paid time off and Discounted Meals

  • A strong company culture with high standards

  • Be part of growing an upscale restaurant group

Who is Boqueria®?

Boqueria® is one of the leading Spanish tapas restaurant groups on the East Coast, with 10 locations in NYC, DC, Chicago, Nashville, Boston & West Hartford, and an 11 th opening in Atlanta in Fall 2024. Boqueria is a lively tapas bar, inspired by the buzzy atmosphere and great food of the Barcelona "Kioskos" surrounding the renowned food market "El Mercado de la Boqueria."

At Boqueria®, the open kitchens turn out tempting versions of classic Spanish tapas and small plates inspired by the season's best products. Designed for easy sharing, Boqueria® has become a go-to destination for friends, family and co-workers to connect over the sharing spirit of tapas and Spanish food.

How we're committed to your safety:

Your health and wellbeing are always our top priority. Where allowed, we require all team members to be vaccinated. Boqueria® has partnered with Zedic® to guide our managers and team in managing COVID-19 risks.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We do not base our employment decisions on an applicant's race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, national origin, citizenship, disability, handicap, height, weight, veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by local, state, or federal law.