Sous Chef Jax Boulder

Sous Chef

Full Time • Jax Boulder

Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar is hiring an experienced and talented Sous Chef for one of the best restaurant brands in Colorado. We need a dynamic leader, self starter and disciplined partner to help us grow!

We are proud to be the first restaurant in both Colorado and Missouri granted the Monterey Bay Seafood Watch accreditation for our sustainable seafood practices and sourcing. Jax is committed to serving the highest quality and most sustainably sourced seafood to our guests. We cook outstanding food. We pour delicious beverages. We deliver memorable hospitality. We put our employees first. We make it right. Sound like a fit? Join our team.

About Jax: 
Jax Fish House has served fresh, sustainable seafood to the masses in the ‘Coast-less Communities’ we serve. Our greatest desire is to share the best, freshest, most delicious seafood with deserving, landlocked diners. Jax is a neighborhood seafood bar with a wild vibe of rocks popping, drinks shaking, pots and pans clattering from the counter bar, and laughter a happening. This is a scene you want to be a part of, and a spot you won’t want to leave.

Job Summary: Have the pro skills and abilities to help lead a professional kitchen and support the vision for the restaurant.

What you can expect:
  • Competitive annual compensation with tips and overtime ($60,000 - $70,000)
  • 3 Weeks PTO
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 401k
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Big Red F Restaurant Dining Discount
  • Ongoing Training
  • This to be the best job you’ve ever had!
What we expect:
  • MANAGE the SHIFT - Daily supervision of food preparation and all aspects of service of the shift, successfully executing the following job functions:
  1. Receiving
  2. Prep
  3. Station Set-Up
  4. QA and Consistency
  5. Safety, Sanitation and Compliance
  6. Equipment, Repair and Maintenance
  7. Ordering and Inventory
  8. Cleanliness and Organization
  9. Communication
  • MENTORING, TRAINING and LEADERSHIP - live and train the Big Red F Family Values by inspiring, motivating and guiding the HOH crew to work productively and harmoniously to achieve both the goals established by the Chef and Big Red F standards of service.
  • College/Culinary degree and/or comparable experience in a professional kitchen
  • Minimum of two years in a food preparation position
  • Basic finance skills with an understanding of weekly budgets, costed menus and schedules.
  • Familiarity and proven communication protocol with staff and management
  • Working knowledge of KDS, Scheduling Software, Excel (spreadsheets), Google Suite and Electronic Order Entry
  • ServSafe Manager, First Aid and CPR Certified
  • Ability to handle the requirements of a Sous Chef's job which includes bending, reaching, standing for long periods of time and carrying and lifting heavy and really hot stuff.
  • Must have the stamina to work five 8-9 hour shifts per week
  • Integrity, intelligence, honesty and a willingness to learn, dig in, and be world famous.
Your sexual, religious and political preferences are of no concern to us. Your ability to do your job better than anyone on the planet is what we are concerned with.

If you think Jax is the right fit for your culinary dreams, please submit a resume and in lieu of a cover letter, please tell us about your single favorite and most memorable dining experience, and why it has that distinction in your mind.

About the Company:
Big Red F Restaurant Group is in the business of people. The people we work with and the people we welcome everyday as our guests. Our success and longevity is due to the many unique, funky, authentic, righteous, passionate, amazing, humble, honest, hardworking and dedicated people who have worked within our walls and under our roofs since 1994. The Big Red F Family consists of 17 locations among 6 unique brands including Jax Fish House, Centro Mexican Kitchen, West End Tavern, The Post Chicken & Beer, Big Red F Catering + Provisions and Velvet Elk Lounge.

Compensation: $60,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year

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Medical, dental and vision insurance
Life, AD&D and additional voluntary benefits
Paid Days Off
Employee Assistance Program
F’ilanthrophy at BRF (paid volunteering time)
Family Food Discount
Bus pass (Boulder locations)
Merchandise discounts