Sous Chef - Full Time

  • Kiwanda Hospitality Group
  • Pacific City, Oregon
  • Nov 12, 2022
Full time

Job Description

We are currently offering a Summer Sign on Bonus of up $3,000

Say goodbye to traffic, the daily grind, and corporate bureaucracy!

Have you dreamed of a career full of opportunities in a place where amazing is possible - in a place that most only get to experience on vacation?

Come join us on the Oregon Coast for the ultimate balance of work and play!

We're Pelican Brewing Company and we got our start as a destination brewpub on the sand at the base of Cape Kiwanda. Today, we operate that original flagship brewpub in Pacific City, another brewpub in Cannon Beach, our production brewery and taproom in Tillamook - where most of our award-winning beers are produced, and are currently in the process of building an exceptional fourth Pelican brewpub on the water at Siletz Bay just south of Lincoln City.

We're looking for a restaurant professional to join our management team at our Pacific City location to lead our team to deliver extraordinary coastal experiences to each and every guest. You'll receive competitive pay, medical and dental benefits, a generous 401k program, discounts across our Family of Companies, including craft beer and your morning latte, PTO, housing location and relocation services to find your new coastal home, and career growth opportunities to enable you to keep propelling your dreams forward.

Apply today to join our team of enthusiastic individuals who deliver extraordinary coastal experiences every day to our guests in one of the most amazing places on the Oregon Coast.


Pelican Brewing is part of the Nestucca Ridge Family of Companies, an organically grown collection of coastal businesses on the pristine North Coast of Oregon, in various adventure-filled towns. Our Family of Companies also includes the award-winning Headlands Coastal Lodge and Spa, the Inn at Cape Kiwanda, Hart's Camp, Open Nest Vacation Rentals, Stimulus Coffee + Bakery and a variety of other properties that are dedicated to memory-making experiences for our team members, guests, and coastal communities. Our multi-company structure provides our team members a multitude of opportunities to grow their careers within their current business unit or across departments and industries.


You are a culinary professional who is excited to deliver an extraordinary coastal experience to each and every guest at Pelican Brewing in Pacific City. You possess a passion for hospitality and providing a memorable experience, a strong work ethic, advanced problem solving and communication skills, and are familiar with industry best practices. Most importantly, you're a leader who others desire to follow. Culinary degree or experience a sous chef in a fast-paced kitchen is a plus!


As Sous Chef, you will join our leadership team in, first and foremost, leading and living our values of Humility, Agility, Tenacity, Empathy, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Generosity, and Optimism. In addition, you will

  • Maintain the highest standards of food preparation and recipe execution;
  • Show off your passion and knowledge about pairing great food and great beer together;
  • Work well under pressure and confidently lead the back of house team in a fun and fast paced, high-volume kitchen;
  • Lead and build a collaborative culinary team by directing professional development with active coaching;
  • Motivate the team and recognize their success;
  • Be our go to person for effective kitchen operations; and
  • Continue your professional growth by attending events and seminars to learn industry best practices.


We care deeply about the well-being of our team members. We provide short-term housing location services to newly hired and current team members to ensure they have a place to call home. Further, our full-time team members are eligible to receive our robust benefits package, including, but not limited to, medical (company pays 90% of premiums for employees and 25% for dependents), dental, vision, 401(k) with a match up to 4%, paid time off, and employee discounts.

Position: Kitchen Supervisor / Sous Chef

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