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Executive Sous Chef at Le Diplomate

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Job Description

Le Diplomate, affiliated with STARR Restaurants, pays sincere homage to French café culture, providing a comfortable, versatile gathering place that’s become an anchor for Washington, D.C.’s resurgent 14th Street corridor. Painstakingly built out of a historic structure that harnesses the artful spirit of a Parisian brasserie, the interior and exterior pay subtle tribute to tradition, imbuing every meal with a sweeping sense of European drama. The extensive menu features a variety of Gallic classics, including onion soup gratinée, steak frites and escargots, as well as daily plates such as bouillabaisse and cassoulet. A thoughtfully curated wine list and specialty cocktail program complete the transporting experience.

Le Diplomate is actively seeking a skilled Executive Sous Chef to join the team!

This position offers a comprehensive package including:

  • A Competitive Base Salary
  • Quarterly Bonus Program
  • Paid Vacation
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits Coverage
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Dining Discounts at over 25 Affiliated STARR Restaurants
  • Opportunity for Career Advancement and Professional Growth

Qualified candidates will be:

  • Driven towards consistency and service excellence
  • Energetic and enthusiastic and possess strong communication and organizational skills
  • Effective at managing a diverse hourly staff


Qualified candidates will have:

  • 4+ years of experience as a Executive Sous Chef, Chef de Cuisine, or Executive Chef in a high-volume, well-rated restaurant
  • A true appreciation for French cuisine
  • Prior success in running expo in a high-volume kitchen
  • Prior experience training and mentoring an hourly line cook team
  • A minimum of an associate's degree from a culinary focused university preferred

Le Diplomate is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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Other job openings at Le Diplomate

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  • Restaurant Manager
  • Server
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