Kantine, a female-owned, daytime restaurant and bakery located at 1906 Market Street in San Francisco, is looking for a professional and creative sous chef to join our team. 

What we seek in the perfect candidate:

  • A highly self-motivated team player with a positive attitude, and who is excellent at multi-tasking and maintaining composure under pressure

  • Enthusiasm and pride in making organic, sustainable Scandinavian food that’s chockfull of good flavor

  • Min. 1 year relevant industry experience with solid skills in food preparation and management

  • A willingness to work mornings and weekends as required

  • A high level of professionalism while at work, treating all employees with respect

  • Basic computer skills (Word, Email, Excel)

Bonus traits:

  • Spanish language proficiency

  • Fast-casual restaurant experience

  • Basic knowledge of the Scandinavian cuisines

  • ServSafe Manager certification

 Your responsibilities: 

  • Manage and assist in preparing daily mis-en-place for all stations and expediting service

  • Oversee and assist the kitchen staff in all aspects of food production

  • Collaborate with the Chef to develop new menu items

  • Order all foods and paper products

  • Establish and maintain a regular maintenance schedule for all kitchen areas and equipment

  • Maintain all aspects of staffing, includes hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, and terminating.

  • Consistently refine existing kitchen and restaurant systems and maintain our recipe books to ensure quality, consistency, and efficiency

  • Maintain positive communication with our staff to ensure that operational needs are met and staff food knowledge is complete

  • Help with other duties during episodes of unexpected absence or extra volume. Includes working the line, when necessary


  • Free meals

  • Health insurance

  • Commuter tax deferred benefits

  • All major holidays off

  • 40 hour workweeks

  • Very few evening shifts (only when we have special events)

  • Mondays always off, either Saturday or Sunday off often

  • Dining discounts at Kantine

  • Educational allowance for further learning in the food and beverage field

  • Wine tastings, field trips, farm trips

Kantine is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage and support a diverse and inclusive work environment. 

TO APPLY, please send your resume and cover letter to and let us know what makes you a great fit for Kantine. Include references.

Looking forward to hearing from you!