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Sous Chef- Castaway Burbank ($1,000 signing bonus!)

Specialty Restaurants Corporation
Burbank, California, United States
$75,000 - $85,000 USD yearly

About Us: 

Castaway Burbank is the premier dining destination located in the heart of Burbank, CA. With breathtaking views of the city skyline and a reputation for culinary excellence, we strive to provide our guests with an unforgettable 5-star dining experience. Our team is dedicated to creativity, quality, and innovation in every dish we serve.

Job Summary:

We are currently seeking a passionate and experienced Sous Chef to join our dynamic culinary team. The Sous Chef will work closely with our Executive Chef to ensure the highest standards of food quality, presentation, and taste are consistently met. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual who is eager to contribute to a vibrant culinary environment and be part of a team committed to excellence.

Competitive Benefits:

  • Industry leading compensation + bonus program
  • Comprehensive Health Plans that include, a variety of medical and dental plans, employer contribution HAS for yourself and dependents.
  • Variety of Supplemental Benefit Plans for life’s unknowns
  • 401k with annual employer match after 12 months (ER match 25% of the first 5% contribution)
  • Employer paid life Insurance throughout the length of employment
  • Monthly Reward Dollars to use at various company locations.
  • Paid vacation starting at 2 weeks per year
  • Paid/Floating holidays for 5 major holidays
  • 24 hours paid Sick Time renewed yearly
  • Education Assistance Program (EdAP) for hospitality related education growth
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to assist with work life balance
  • Management Referral Program with a $4,000 payout for qualifying management positions
  • $1,000 signing bonus after 90 days of employment

Pay: $75000 - $85000 / year

plus quarterly bonus


  • Assist the Executive Chef in menu development, food preparation, and execution.
  • Supervise and train kitchen staff to ensure adherence to recipes, portion sizes, and quality standards.
  • Oversee day-to-day kitchen operations, including inventory management, ordering, and food cost control.
  • Maintain a clean and organized kitchen environment in accordance with health and safety regulations.
  • Collaborate with the culinary team to create innovative and seasonal menu offerings.
  • Monitor food presentation and ensure that all dishes meet the restaurant's standards for quality and consistency.
  • Actively participate in staff meetings, menu tastings, and special events as required.


  • Proven experience (minimum 2 years) as a Sous Chef or similar role in a high-volume restaurant or hospitality environment.
  • Culinary degree or equivalent certification preferred.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills with the ability to motivate and mentor kitchen staff.
  • Excellent knowledge of culinary techniques, ingredients, and kitchen equipment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment while maintaining composure and attention to detail.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; and is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

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