Sous Chef

Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
Food and Beverage
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Salary Range (For Postings)



Drive Shack is a game-changing innovator in the entertainment industry, offering a refreshing alternative to traditional day and nightlife scenes. At Drive Shack, we don't just provide a place to unwind; we offer a destination where you can be yourself, let loose and create unforgettable memories.


We take pride in crafting exceptional experiences for our guests, from the moment they step through our doors to the time they leave. Our venues feature state-of-the-art technology and offer competitive, social entertainment through golf-related leisure and large-format entertainment, ensuring endless entertainment options for our guests.


We believe that good food and drinks are a vital part of any social outing, which is why we offer a chef-inspired menu and craft cocktails that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. Whether it's a birthday party, corporate event, or just a night out with friends, Drive Shack has everything you need to make your outing truly unforgettable.


Location: Raleigh, NC (This is a 100% onsite position)

6901 Play Golf Wy, Raleigh, NC 27607

Position Type: Salary + Bonus. 

Compensation: $45,000 - $50,000 + Bonus

Title: Sous Chef


Job Purpose

 The Sous Chef is responsible for all areas of the kitchen operations. This leader ensures a high standard of cleanliness and hygienic practice throughout the kitchen. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in a high-volume restaurant operation.



  • Manage the daily production, preparation, and presentation of all food
  • Manage associates in scheduling, training, developing, coaching, counseling, and conducting reviews
  • Attract, interview, retain and motivate associates while providing a safe work environment
  • Monitor, analyze and control labor and food costs
  • Prepare reports, charts, and schedules to ensure budgets are met or exceeded
  • Assist the Executive Chef in the creation, cost and implementation of outlets, banquets, seasonal and special menus
  • Assume the responsibilities of the Executive Chef when absent
  • Schedule staff according to budget and business forecast
  • Direct proper sanitation of kitchen facilities and equipment
  • Comply with EcoSure and health code standards for sanitation
  • Ensure kitchen equipment is in good working order
  • Direct proper maintenance of walk-in coolers (rotation of food products and cleanliness)



  • Proven culinary skills and able to lead, develop, and motivate staff
  • Ability to communicate effectively, perform multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize needs in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of applicable safety and sanitation procedures
  • Work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Knowledge of food cost, inventory management and purchasing
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Bilingual speaker (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Experience in personnel management and problem-solving skills preferred



  • High School diploma required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in culinary arts or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Specialty/Technical Training or BA degree in Culinary Arts preferred


Skills/Abilities/Personal Characteristics

  • Knowledge of various cooking methods, ingredients, and procedures
  • Management skills
  • Familiarity with industry’s best practices
  • Leadership
  • Creativity
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Time-management skills
  • Decision making
  • Handles pressure
  • Deals with uncertainty


Working Conditions

  • Days and hours of work vary by schedule and business needs
  • Evening, weekend, and holiday work will be required
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand for long periods of time, to walk, read, hear, talk, balance, climb, use hands, use fingers, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, smell, taste, push or pull. The employee may be required to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required for this position include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


Drive Shack is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace, preventing discrimination and harassment, including sexual misconduct, based on legally protected diversity characteristics (such as race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family status, citizenship, genetic information and veteran status) in its application and hiring processes and in its employment decisions. Additionally, Drive Shack takes action to prevent retaliation and to create a respectful, equitable and inclusive environment for everyone.



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