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Anheuser-Busch Sous Chef - Goose Island Beer Company in Chicago, Illinois

Dreaming big is in our DNA. It’s who we are as a company. It’s our culture. It’s our heritage. And more than ever, it’s our future. A future where we’re always looking forward. Always serving up new ways to meet life’s moments. A future where we keep dreaming bigger. We look for people with passion, talent, and curiosity, and provide them with the teammates, resources and opportunities to unleash their full potential. The power we create together – when we combine your strengths with ours – is unstoppable. Are you ready to join a team that dreams as big as you do?

SALARY RANGE: $60,000 - $65,000 + quarterly bonus potential

LOCATION: Goose Island Pub at the Salt Shed

ADDRESS: 1221 W. Blackhawk St. Chicago, IL 60642

COMPANY: Since 1988, Goose Island Beer Co., Chicago's original craft brewery, has been shaping the craft beer scene here in Chicago and beyond. In the spring of 2024, we will be opening our new brewpub location next to the Salt Shed – an exciting waterfront dining and entertainment destination. The Goose Island Pub at the Salt Shed will offer a unique beer and culinary experience with a skyline-backed riverfront patio, alongside Chicago's best new music venue, which hosts 200+ concerts and events each year. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service and ​high-quality dishes and are seeking talented new members to contribute to the success of our new location. This is an exciting new opportunity to play a pivotal role in the culinary operations of our establishment.

ROLE SUMMARY:   The Sous Chef will be responsible for personnel management, motivation, development and coaching, food safety and customer satisfaction. Culinary excellence and attention to detail a must. This position requires the ability to manage a large staff effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced restaurant/pub environment.


  • Lead and manage all hourly BOH staff in running brewpub kitchen according to specific and strict quality and efficiency standards set by Executive Chef & General Manager

  • Work closely with pubs management team to ensure BOH and FOH operations coordinate seamlessly

  • Assumes responsibility for the administrative tasks of running the kitchen (Scheduling, etc.)

  • Trains and coordinates kitchen staff for growth and development

  • Assist in ensuring a safe working environment to reduce risk and injury

  • Assists with daily orders and ensuring the kitchen has the products needed to function


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required

  • Associates degree or higher preferred

  • 5+ years of restaurant management required

  • Minimum 3+ years of significant restaurant kitchen experience

  • City of Chicago Food Sanitation Management certificate & ServSafe Management Certificate required

  • Maintenance of all kitchen operating systems and ensuring all recipes, plate specs and order guides are current and up to date

  • Excellent leadership skills with proven ability to lead and motivate team members

  • Must be proficient in all kitchen positions in the restaurant (line cook, prep cook, etc.)

  • Ability to manage personal responsibilities in a high-stress, fast-paced work environment

  • Knowledge of food and beverage industry including BOH operations

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with an ability to work in a team environment

  • Active problem solver with the ability to complete tasks while maintaining standards

  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend

  • The ability and aptitude to work with and troubleshoot equipment.

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 60lbs.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life insurance

  • 401k matching up to 6%

  • Paid company holidays

  • Paid vacation and sick time off

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Eligible for a quarterly bonus based on individual and business performance

  • Employee discounts