Sous Chef- Carolina Dining Room

Pinehurst Resort & Country Club
2nd shift
Position Type
Full Time - Regular
Area of Interest
Job ID


The primary purpose of the Sous Chef is to assist the Resort Executive Chef, the Chef De Cuisine and Location Chef in the management of kitchen department operations, in order to ensure the highest levels of food quality, safety and sanitation are monitored and maintained at all times.







Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma required, and Culinary School Degree preferred, with a minimum of five years’ culinary and supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Display friendliness and helpfulness at all times, to Members, Guests, Visitors, Business Partners and fellow Employee Partners.
  • Adhere to all Property and Department policies and procedures.
  • Observe all safety and security procedures. Use equipment and material properly. Report potentially unsafe conditions
  • This position involves driving a company vehicle and/or company insured vehicle. A valid driver’s license is required, along with successful completion of a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) and annual MVRs, according to company guidelines. Follow safe, defensive driving practices at all times, obey all traffic laws, regulations, signals and markings, use a seat belt, and follow Company policies and procedures, including the Substance Abuse Policy. Never drive while under the influence of drugs, alcohol or medications that may impair your ability to operate a vehicle safely, report any accidents immediately and cooperate fully with insurance claims investigations.
  • Responsible for the ordering and overseeing and/or performing preparation of all foods during his/her shift, in accordance with guidelines and standardized recipes set by Pinehurst Resort.
  • Ensure all Employee Partners are properly trained and follow all safety and sanitation precautions for his/her specific job.
  • Responsible for placement and coordination of Employee Partners and their daily tasks.
  • Plays an active role into food specials of the day and seasonal menu changes
  • Responsible for inspection of all food to ensure its consistency.
  • Responsible for the proper set-up and presentation of all food and buffets throughout shift.
  • Ensure all buffet food is being monitored and changed throughout entire specified time of buffet.
  • Ensure all Employee Partners adhere to scheduled hours. Must sign off and explain any changes or additional hours necessary beyond original schedule.
  • Ensure proper communication is taking place with the Resort Executive Chef so that all pertinent information necessary for business is relayed.
  • Responsible for communication with the front of the house captains and/or managers.
  • Responsible for the annual performance review of respective department’s Employee Partners.
  • Responsible for the daily kitchen shift meetings and communicating the Safety and Sanitation topics, according to the department’s Annual Safety Calendar/Program.
  • Responsible for filling out and following through with any necessary Incident Reports during respective shift.
  • Assume responsibility for appropriate kitchen business in absence of Resort Executive Chef
  • Be proactive in any and all situations which could arise that may have an adverse effect on the integrity of the kitchen culinary operation. Make sound judgment calls and decisions based upon the principles of the Pinehurst Resort and Resort Executive Chef.
  • Work with the Steward Supervisor and/or Executive Steward in filling out necessary equipment requisitions for culinary equipment needs.
  • Plan and execute monthly departmental Inventory process, according to Resort/EATEC standards.
  • Ensure the Employee Partner meals are prepared to the highest quality standards. Handle any needs that arise and address any concerns.
  • Utilize Recipe, Requisition, and other features of the EATEC system.
  • The Sous Chef Job Description has been written as an outline of the primary job responsibilities. There will be many other responsibilities for which the Sous Chef will be accountable. The Sous Chef will be informed of these responsibilities as the scope of business changes and the demands of the position develop. In this position you will be expected to be available to work in various locations of Food and Beverage outlets depending on business levels. In addition, you will be expected to work holidays wherever needed even if your primary outlet is closed.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned.


Have the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. 




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