Sous Chef

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Home of Greenstar Brewing

Uncommon Ground is a full service restaurant, bar, art gallery, and music venue embracing local and organic food, beer and spirits with a mission to operate a green business. Both Uncommon Ground locations have received 3-star certification from the Green Restaurant Association. Our Lakeview location is home to the first certified organic brewery in Illinois, Greenstar Brewing. Our sister location is home to the first certified organic rooftop farm in the country.

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Role:
As a Sous Chef, reporting directly to the Owners and Chef of the restaurant, be conscious of your role as a leader. Mentor all kitchen staff to become competent members of our service team, providing yourself with a great support team you know you can rely on for the highest service standards. Be a good role model and advocate of friendliness and hospitality.

Goal:
Create a great work environment by directing all staff positively, voicing expectations and standards clearly, and holding everyone accountable.

Expectations:
The perfect candidate has a real passion for teaching culinary arts. You need to be invested in the growth of your team. Please have at least two years of experience working in high-volume operations. You will be expected to not only oversee the line but also to jump in and work alongside your team. This position is very hands on.

Perks:
Joining the Uncommon Ground team offers you the opportunity to work under a brand that has consistently been recognized for their work in the farm to table movement. Uncommon Ground Lakeview is home to the first certified organic brewery in Illinois, Greenstar Brewing. While our second location is home to the first certified organic rooftop farm in the country. You will have the opportunity to work with our farmer to create dishes freshly harvested from our farm.

This role requires a “no excuses, only solutions” attitude. Self-initiative is a must as well as a genuine investment in the business philosophies. This is an entry-level position that could open the door for several growth opportunities. If you feel like this is the right fit for you please email your cover letter and resume to be considered for an interview.

To apply for this job please visit chicago.craigslist.org.