Posted: Nov 7, 2023

Sous Chef - Talley

NC State University - Raleigh, NC
Salary: $40,600.00 - $44,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2023
Food & Hospitality

Campus Enterprises is NC State University’s division of retail and hospitality organizations — NC State Dining, NC State Stores, Lonnie Poole Golf Course, NC State Student Centers (Witherspoon and Talley), and the One Card Office. Each department is dedicated to providing service excellence, value and enrichment of the student experience in support of academic success.

The maintenance and operations team provide routine preventive maintenance on all Campus Enterprises’ facilities and equipment.

NC State Dining provides campus wide food services to students, staff, and faculty on the North Carolina State University Campus. NC State Dining operates 11 cafes, 3 food courts and 4 dining halls, 5 convenience stores, vending, a nutritional counseling service, and a catering department. The department employs approximately 1000 temporary and student employees and approximately 150 permanent EHRA and SHRA employees.

For more information about why you should consider working for Campus Enterprises at NC State, visit our website at

To apply go to: and complete an application. You must apply directly to the above link to be considered for employment. 

Essential Job Duties

The primary purpose of this position will be to execute production and provide leadership and supervision to production staff in a NC State Dining food service unit(s). This position will be responsible for maintaining the highest of culinary standards in all food areas, including the kitchen, serving line and display stations.

This vacancy is for a Sous Chef at the Talley Student Union

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Follow and maintain the highest of culinary standards in all food areas, including the kitchen, serving line and display stations.
  • Responsible for the quality of the food to be cooked, seasoned, and held correctly, according to the set recipes, and presented in an attractive manner.
  • Execute the production of recipes required to fulfill the menu. Plan daily food production and assign staff accordingly to execute the plan.
  • Act as the team leader in the absence of the Executive Sous Chef.
  • Review daily production sheets and check preparations amounts for accuracy and coordinate the flow of food in the unit.
  • Responsible for face to face customer service and satisfaction.
  • Communicate with personnel to ensure adequate amount of food for service while controlling overproduction.
  • May pick up or deliver food/supplies to other dining locations.
  • Support food production and execution for catering and special events as needed.
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected]. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.