King + Duke is seeking an Executive Chef who is all about wood-fired cuisine!
The Executive Chef leads the entire culinary team, directing the day-to-day operations of all areas of the kitchen including production and prep, special events and purchasing and receiving. He/she ensures that all culinary employees maximize efficiency and productivity in order to achieve total guest satisfaction while actively reviewing and evaluating daily guest feedback. The Executive Chef oversees the menu changes and education process to all culinary and service staff and engineers seasonal specials and event menus. Priorities also include directing food production and plating from the pass during service, properly and efficiently training all line cooks and costing menus to meet or exceed the budgeted percentage. He/she must foster an educational environment to develop all culinary staff for future advancement. 10-years of progressive culinary experience preferred, five of which are in senior management, required. Apply today and become part of a dynamic, innovative, and heartfelt group of unique individuals!
Competitive salary: $65,000 – $100,000/yr. DOE + generous quarterly bonus program
Full benefit eligibility after 30-days of employment:
- Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
- Paid Time Off
Performance-based raises and promotions
50% discount at all Ford Fry Restaurants
Internal educational programs/training
Daily family meal
Closed most major holidays
"Good food starts in your own backyard" – Ford
Advanced Knife Handling
Culinary Menu / Recipe Development
Up to 300 covers a night
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Part of Ford Fry Restaurants
Chef Ford Fry’s King + Duke offers seasonal, local ingredients masterfully prepared using old-world, open fire cooking. An idea born with an influence from classic American literature and centered around a 24-foot open-fire hearth, King + Duke evokes warmth and nostalgia from the moment you walk through the door. Executive Chef EJ Hodgkinson and his team of talented, skillful chefs take a minimalistic, carnal approach to cooking that shines through in every dish, adding a timeless element to the dining experience.