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Executive Chef at Ford Fry Restaurants - Atlanta

Ford Fry Restaurants - AtlantaMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expires on Aug 10, 2019


Requirements

4 years


Job Details

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. Ford’s 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.

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


Compensation details

Competitive salary: $65,000 – $100,000/yr. DOE + generous quarterly bonus program




Restaurant Group

Part of Ford Fry Restaurants

Ford Fry Restaurants (FFR) is a team of Atlanta-based chefs and restaurants helmed by Restaurateur Ford Fry. In January 2007, Fry put down roots in Atlanta with the opening of his first restaurant, JCT. Kitchen & Bar. In less than a decade, the company opened 10 more restaurants in Atlanta and one in Fry’s hometown of Houston. The food and environments Fry’s team creates continue to garner FFR significant accolades, including multiple James Beard nominations, FOOD & WINE magazine features, anEsquire magazine award for Best Restaurant in America, and inclusion on similar “best of” lists in Bon Appetit, Southern Living, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and more. Fry’s portfolio of restaurants includes JCT. Kitchen & Bar, no. 246, The Optimist, King + Duke, St. Cecilia, The El Felix, Superica, Marcel, State of Grace (FFR’s Houston property) and BeetleCat.

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