Sous Chef

City of Hope

Zion, IL

Job posting number: #7198206 (Ref:JR-12067)

Posted: December 4, 2023

Salary / Pay Rate: $17.19 - $26.55 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Sous Chef

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

The successful candidate:

*$5000 sign-on bonus*

Hours: Mon - Fri 5:00am - 1:30pm with some rotational on-call and weekends

*Flexibility in hours is critical in this role.

The Sous Chef, in partnership with department leadership and/or the Executive Chef, provides professional guidance and direction to kitchen Stakeholders responsible for producing dietary support for the organization and those under its specialized care. This role is responsible for a variety of tasks including production of cafe recipes and meals, assisting in menu development, inventory, and cost control, assisting with purchasing, administrative duties, and other tasks as assigned by leadership.

A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected while maintaining compliance with standard practices, regulatory agency requirements, and State and local requirements to ensure a safe, secure, and healthy work environment. Overtime maybe required during peak times, high census, and special functions.

Minimum Job Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Culinary certificate/ degree from a culinary institute, or equivalent level of experience required


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as an apprentice Cook to a reputable chef or minimum of 5 years’ experience in food preparation

  • Previous Sous Chef (leadership) experience preferred

License/ Certification/ Permit:

  • Currently dated Food Handler’s Permit Manager ServeSafe Preferred.

  • Certification from an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) – Conference for Food Protection (CFP) Food Protection Manager accredited program or obtained within 30 days of hire. (Required in IL) ServeSafe preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of food and recipe preparation and basic food training techniques

  • Ability to read recipes and production records and to maintain production records

  • Knowledge of HACCP-Food Borne Illness prevention

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong leadership ability and customer services skills

  • Proficient in computer use including Microsoft Office Products

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational and time management skills

  • Project management, coaching, problem-solving, and process improvement skills

  • Ability to be flexible, adapting to changing conditions in a fast-paced environment

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here:Benefits Information

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $17.19 - $26.55 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7198206 (Ref:JR-12067)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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