Winchester Country Club – Sous Chef

Looking to join a talented and forward-thinking culinary team in a private club setting? Look no further than the Winchester Country Club! Established in 1902, Winchester Country Club is a premier private country club located in Winchester, Massachusetts nestled in a vibrant suburban community just nine miles northwest of Boston.

The facilities include a 25,000 square foot clubhouse with various food venues, locker facilities, Golf Shop, outside dining, Swimming pool, play areas, four tennis courts, and three paddle tennis courts.


  • Daily operations of running the kitchen.
  • Open lines of communication between you and all staff at the restaurant.
  • Excelling at all line positions.
  • Maintaining a clean and organized kitchen as well as surrounding areas.
  • Be vigilant with product quality; taste test throughout each day, look at each dish at the pass.
  • Assisting with menu planning, recipe development, and tastings.
  • Staff relations, training and general support.
  • Constantly have eyes on the prep and steward team to ensure standards are maintained.
  • Be a vocal part of the management team to constantly improve the restaurant.
  • Be approachable for questions from all staff.
  • Monitoring labor and food costs. Including scheduling staff appropriately.
  • Managing ordering and inventory.
  • Taking initiative for improvements.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Experience as a Sous Chef or Kitchen Manager would be a plus.
  • Proven experience as a line cook.
  • Proactive approach to everyday tasks and punctuality, is key.
  • Good Attitude/ Professional.
  • Good organizational and management skills
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Patient with an ability to stay positive in stressful situations
  • Good attention to detail, plus the ability to quickly identify and resolve problems.
  • A drive to learn and teach by sharing ideas and being open to new concepts.
  • Handle consistency of duties with the ability to multitask.
  • Knowledge of health and safety rules in kitchen.
  • Proper hygiene is essential.

Job Duties:

  • Oversees the preparation and service of food.
  • Ensure all food is consistently prepared and presented according to club standards.
  • Aids in maintaining portions sizes and testing new recipes.
  • Assists in maintaining standard of cleanliness and organization in kitchen and food storage area.
  • Assist with the cleaning and organization of kitchen and equipment.
  • Offers Suggestions and ideas that can improve the kitchen.
  • Helps solve problems that arise and control issues in the kitchen.
  • Ensure all board of health standards.
  • Helps train kitchen staff, as well as mentor new and returning cooks in learning all aspects of their jobs.
  • Assist with planning meals.
  • Some lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling is usually required.
  • Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes.


  • Must have 2-3 years’ experience working in a kitchen preparing food and comply with standard kitchen maintenance.
  • High School diploma or equivalent is desirable; training from a culinary school will be an asset.


  • Competitive compensation – $70,000 – $80,000 per year
  • Health, dental, and vision plans available with Club participation toward cost of health insurance deductibles
  • Eligible to join the Club’s 401(k) Plan after service period completion
  • Company-sponsored basic life, short- and long-term disability plans for regular, full-time staff
  • Vacation and Flex Time accruals
  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Employee Meals

Schedule: 30-40 hours per week

Standard Hours: 1:00pm – 9:30pm

Availability: Days, Evenings, Weekends, & Holidays

To apply, please use the application link provided below.

Employment Type(s): Full-time
Base Pay: $70,000 - $80,000/year

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