Assistant Kitchen Manager (Sous Chef)

Taste Community Restaurant is looking for an Assistant Kitchen Manager (Sous Chef).  The Assistant Kitchen Manager (Sous Chef) is responsible for educating volunteers and guests on our mission and vision, ensuring guests feel right at home in our facility, and for providing an exceptional culinary experience.  Support the kitchen manager in all aspects of kitchen and oversight of the culinary programs.

Feed, Educate, and Serve 

  • Have a full understanding of the mission and vision of Taste Project. 
  • Educates guests and volunteers on the mission and vision of Taste Project. 
  • Promotes the organization and organizational events. 
  • Execute our policies and procedures so everyone can equally participate and enjoy our programs. 
  • Build a culture of personal value and appreciation of all our guests and volunteers. 
  • Interact with guests and volunteers to promote inclusion and a sense of belonging. 


Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Oversees the culinary experience at Taste Community Restaurant and executing our high standards. 
  • Provide support for kitchen team, including handling complaints and critical issues. 
  • Train kitchen team to perform all required duties, ensuring they have all tools needed to perform their duties to the fullest. 
  • Organize and supervise kitchen team.  Keep them engaged and coach them on service and quality standards. 
  • Assist Kitchen Manager with managing food cost, shrink, waste, and product yields. 
  • Assist Kitchen Manager with managing prep schedules and food production. 
  • Assume the role of Kitchen Manager in their absence. 
  • Assure adherence to all standards of food quality, preparation, recipes, and presentation in conjunction with the specifications. 
  • Assure adherence to all standards of food quality, preparation, recipes, and presentation in conjunction with the specifications. 
  • Assure compliance with sanitation and safety regulations. 


  • 2+ years experience in culinary arts, restaurants or other related fields.
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interact and engage with a diverse population with compassion and patience.
  • Food Manager Certification (training provided if hired).
  • Willing and able to lift 50lbs. and be continuously on your feet and walking.
  • Willing to undergo a background check.
  • Candidates must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Candidate must be willing to work weekends and holidays.


Taste Community Restaurant (1200 South Main Street; Fort Worth, Texas 76104)

Number of Open Positions:


How to Apply

To apply, email your resume, salary requirements, and shift availability to jobs@tasteproject.org.  Only complete submissions will be reviewed.


We are 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.