Sous Chef / Kitchen Manager

at Billy's Chowder House Inc in Wells, Maine, United States

Job Description

What You Will Bring: Our ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills:


  • Set up or Break Down Kitchen
  • Run the lunch or dinner line depending on schedule
  • Prepare Chowders, daily specials and soup of the day
  • Manage the coordination between the front and back of the house during service
  • Trouble shoot any complaints with the food
  • Place nightly orders for seafood and produce
  • Nightly inventory for kitchen mis en place
  • Delegate daily prep schedule
  • Assist the kitchen manager with scheduling
  • Maintain proper decorum in the kitchen


Full description

We are a Seafood Restaurant. Our mission is Billy's Chowder House is an employee friendly company that places a very high value on all employees. We pride ourselves on our reputation as an employer as well as a Seafood Restaurant. We are seeking a new Sous Chef to join our team. You will open or close the restaurant, set up or breakdown the kitchen, prepare daily specials and run the dinner or lunch line depending on the shift.  As an employee in the Kitchen you will work with Kitchen Manager, General Manager, Dining Room Managers and The Owner and report to our Kitchen Manager.

Why You'll Love Us:  Billy's Chowder House is an iconic Seafood Restaurant on the Inland tidal marsh at Wells Beach Maine. We are a high-volume bustling restaurant with a great vibe. Our goal is to provide an amazing restaurant experience for all our customers. We have two dining rooms and a very busy action bar. Being on the coast of Maine, we are subject to the different seasons, summer being our busiest. We close for 7 weeks every year, and all of our managers are paid full salary during the shutdown. Our goal is to find energetic workers who want to be part of a crazy busy fun restaurant. We have a full range of benefits and pay top salaries to our very competent staff. Salary range for this position is $$50,000 - $$60,000 per year (plus bonus/commission).

We offer the following benefits:

  • Simple IRA
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • Flexible Schedules

We prioritize diversity and inclusion in our workplace as well as our hiring practices. We are committed to employing people from various backgrounds with unique perspectives and experiences. We recognize that input from all voices informs innovation and strengthens our business. EOE Statement: We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Years Experience: 3 - 5 years

Bonus/Commission: Yes

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Job Posting: 763749

Posted On: Jun 06, 2022

Updated On: Jun 08, 2022