Grey Oaks


About the Position

The Sous Chef position is full-time and reports to the Executive Chef. This vital position is responsible for execution of meals in all the kitchens and dining areas at Grey Oaks. Working in conjunction with the Executive Chef, the Sous Chef ensures a consistent and extremely high quality product - from fine dining to the ideal poolside hamburger. In addition, the Sous Chef plays a key role in teaching and training staff in preparing meals and leading a team during meal service periods

The Sous Chef exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while assisting in leading the staff and managing all food related functions. Also assists in supervising all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product is produced.

About Grey Oaks Country Club

Considered one of the premier Country Clubs in Florida, Grey Oaks opened in 1993 and encompasses the Grey Oaks and Estuary communities, along with 54 holes of championship golf. The Club's facilities include a 63,000-square-foot east clubhouse, 12,000-square-foot golf pro shop, golf performance center, 30,000-square-foot wellness center, sports center, and the pool café, a 22,000-square-foot complex with indoor and outdoor dining overlooking an expansive resort-style pool with a wading entrance, waterfall, and lap lanes. Additionally, The Estuary offers a 20,000-square-foot clubhouse with indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the golf course, as well as a golf pro shop and his-and-her locker and card rooms.

At Grey Oaks, we feature unique, exceptional, carefully curated dining experiences for our members to enjoy. Our exceptional cuisine is surrounded by the beauty and elegance of the Club, providing a unique ambience accompanied by unparalleled service and warm, genuine hospitality.

Located in Naples, Florida, Grey Oaks in 2021 earned the coveted designation as a Platinum Club of America for the second straight year. Learn more at our website

About You

You are enthusiastic about providing supportive leadership to kitchen staff. You have a knowledge of a wide variety of cooking styles and methods, and take equal pride in producing a 14-course gourmet tasting menu as well as delivering a best-in-class hamburger. But just as important as your culinary skills is your ability to communicate, lead and develop a team of multi-generational and multi-cultural staff. Grey Oaks values our team members and is looking for not only a chef with excellent culinary credentials but understands and lives our culture and become a valued member of our family.

You understand the difference between a "restaurant" and a "club"; where members return day after day. You understand and live by the concept of being a "team player," making sure that collaboration is essential to your success, as well as the success of those you work with. At the same time, you have enough experience and strength to ensure the right thing is being done.

Most importantly, your values align with the values and culture of our members and our Club. Those values are on display every day, and displayed with every decision you make.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Direct food preparation team
  • Assist in the design of menus
  • Produce high quality plates, including both design and taste
  • Supervises, leads, trains and develops kitchen staff.
  • Assist with menu planning, inventory, and management of supplies
  • Ensure exceptional and consistent quality of food
  • Responsible for cleanliness and safety in all kitchens; complies with food safety standards
  • Proactively make suggestions and create new ideas and concepts to improve the kitchen's performance and satisfaction of our Members
  • Schedule staff shifts.
  • Order food supplies.
  • Monitor and maintain kitchen equipment.


  • BS degree in culinary science or related certificate preferred.
  • 5 years kitchen experience in high end private club, resort or restaurant.
  • Significant experience in culinary and banquet preparation and production.
  • Effective experience in leading culinary teams.
  • Proficient in various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures.
  • Ability to effectively train and lead a team.
  • Working knowledge of various computer programs (restaurant management software, point-of-sale etc.)

Compensation & Benefits

Grey Oaks has an attractive compensation, benefits program, 401k plan with a generous matching contribution, a great work environment and the opportunity to work and learn from some of the best in the industry.

Grey Oaks is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Proof of COVID vaccination is required to work at Grey Oaks Country Club. Health or religious exemption requires a weekly negative test.

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