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Executive Chef
The Optimist
914 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, GA, United States
Executive Chef at The Optimist

Executive Chef at The Optimist

The OptimistMore Info

Full Time • Salary (65,000-100,000)
Expired: Aug 17, 2019

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Requirements

6+ years


Job Details

Chef Ford Fry’s Optimist brings a seaside fish camp experience to landlocked Atlantans. From fresh oysters from the Alabama coast and Maine sea scallops to whole roasted Georgia trout, guests enjoy super fresh, sustainably-sourced seafood from the country’s most responsible fishermen and purveyors. Tucked into an old ham aging warehouse, The Optimist serves up beer, wine, and handcrafted cocktails with hickory-roasted fish and raw oysters, while beach-food classics like hush puppies and lobster rolls transport you to your favorite seaside haunts.

The Optimist is seeking an Executive Chef who is passionate about sustainable, super fresh seafood to lead our acclaimed culinary team!

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


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Chef Ford Fry’s Optimist brings a seaside fish camp experience to landlocked Atlantans. From fresh oysters from the Alabama coast and Maine sea scallops to whole roasted Georgia trout, guests enjoy super fresh, sustainably-sourced seafood from the country’s most responsible fishermen and purveyors. Tucked into an old ham aging warehouse, The Optimist serves up beer, wine, and handcrafted cocktails with hickory-roasted fish and raw oysters, while beach-food classics like hush puppies and lobster rolls transport you to your favorite seaside haunts.

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