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Sous Chef
Left Coast Catering

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Job Summary

$55k-60k per year + Tips/Bonus
Job Type
Full-time, Management
Job Last Posted
Job posted 6 days ago
Job Role
Cook, Caterer
Employer's Industry
Food & Hospitality
Job Schedule
Afternoons, Mornings, Weekdays

Job Description

If you feel at home in a kitchen, when all of life’s problems seem to disappear because you’re doing what you love, are passionate about cooking, collaborating and executing with like-minded individuals then we want to hear from you. 

Left Coast Catering is looking for a highly motivated, focused, and energetic sous chef who is dedicated to the culinary arts. This individual will be an essential member of our kitchen team, helping Left Coast in our commitment to be the best catering company in the Bay Area.

Owned and operated by Top Chef contestant Laurine Wickett, Left Coast has stayed true to its commitment to fresh, exquisitely prepared food and superior service by following a simple formula for over 20 years: fresh, quality ingredients prepared by creative and talented chefs, served by personable and professional staff.   

If you are the perfect team member to laugh, grow, and collaborate with us you will need to meet the following criteria: 

  • Good work ethic and professional demeanor
  • Commitment to quality
  • Sense of humor and positive attitude 
  • Attention to details 
  • Ability to multitask and stay focused
  •  Great knife skills 
  • Four years culinary experience
  • Punctual, reliable
  •  Organized – know how to set up, work clean and efficiently
  • Team player 
  • Strong communication skills to lead,  train, motivate and manage
  • Experience with food cost, inventory, labor cost, administrative paperwork, and ordering.

Benefits include:

  • $55-$60K based on experience
  • Quarterly bonus and tips
  •  Medical insurance
  •  Simple IRA plan
  •  Free lunch – delicious staff meals
  •  Cake and a staff card on your to birthday
  •  Holiday’s off
  •  Paid vacation Quality of life


If you like to work hard and laugh hard and are tired of the daily drain and repetition of a restaurant, then this position is for you.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace

Business Overview

Our Story

Left Coast Catering believes that “sustainable” is not just a catchword but also a way of doing business – sustainability in everything we do, from our buying practices to our employees and long-term relationships with our valued clients. We strive to source ingredients locally, paying close attention to what we buy, from whom we buy, and the distance products have travelled. It is this same ethic that explains why many members of the Left Coast Team have been with the company for over a decade, and we guarantee that our commitment to quality and consistency is something that you will not only taste in our dishes, but also see in every detail of your event, party, or luncheon. Most importantly, our pervasive attitude that “this is fun” allows the Left Coast Family to throw you the kind of party that you’ll remember year after year.


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