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The Cheesecake Factory Sous Chef - Austin (2nd Street) - North Italia in NI Austin (2nd Street), Texas


Since 2002, North Italia has been a favorite neighborhood spot for crave-worthy, from-scratch modern Italian food. We believe every moment a guest spends with us should be one that is worth savoring. Our restaurants have a contemporary, welcoming vibe that our guests love. From the front of the house to the kitchen, our passion for what we do creates a vibrant energy that always makes you feel at home.

Reporting to:This position reports to the Executive Chef and will help lead a culinary team committed to preparing every dish from scratch with a focus on quality, flavor, and excellence in order to deliver our mission: Great Hospitality, Every Time.

You’ll thrive in this position if you are:

  • Passionateabout creating memorable dining experiences by exceeding guest expectations

  • Dedicatedto ensuring team adherence to recipes, safety procedures, and sanitation standards in the kitchen

  • Committedto driving continuous improvement by coaching, leading, and developing the restaurant team

  • Service-orientedin your approach to working calmly and effectively in a high-volume environment

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As the Sous Chef you will:

  • Manage shifts which include daily decision making, scheduling, and planning

  • Demonstrate ingredient knowledge and understanding of culinary trends

  • Use your career experience and talents to help the restaurant reach its financial goals by controlling cost of goods and searching for solutions when targets are not met

  • Maintain kitchen cleanliness, organizations, and equipment care and maintenance

  • Manage on-the-fly requests with ease and poise creating a calm and positive work environment

  • Foster an environment of continuous learning, open and honest feedback, and corrective action as needed

  • Manage labor expectations and plans each scheduled shift accordingly

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and awareness of sales and labor budgets and the ability to discuss P&L with management team

Benefits include:This position offers industry-leading benefits, paid time off, comprehensive management training, dining discounts, and an average 50-hour work week with 2 days off.

  • 2 years of high-volume culinary management experience

  • Demonstrated working understanding of business operations and financials

  • Experience with POS systems and inventory control systems; prior POSitouch and Crunchtime experience is a plus

  • Able to work ten-hour plus shifts, plus ability to stand, sit, squat, or walk for extended periods of time

  • Must be able to work closing shifts, weekends, and holidays as needed

  • Able to grasp, reach overhead, push, lift, and carry up to 50 pounds

  • Finger/hand dexterity to operate kitchen machinery, knives, etc.

  • Ability to withstand changes in temperature, occasional smoke, steam and heat, and work in a confined space

  • Must possess hearing, visual, and sensory abilities to observe and detect emergency situations; also to distinguish product, taste, texture, temperature, and presentation of food

Who we are:We are restauranteurs with concepts like no other. We are culinary forward and relentlessly focused on hospitality. Delicious, memorable experiences created by passionate people – this defines who we are and where we are going.

/North Restaurants LLC is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer and provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations.


Organization: *North Italia

Title: Sous Chef - Austin (2nd Street) - North Italia

Location: TX-NI Austin (2nd Street)

Requisition ID: 2000461