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Our café is conveniently located within Downtown Los Angeles, offering seasonal and freshly-made grab-and-go items for breakfast and lunch. Breakfast menu items consist of delicious options such as our waffle breakfast sandwich, freshly squeezed juices, and daily selections from our yogurt bar. For lunch, we offer our “chop & toss” fresh produce bar, artisan sandwiches and burgers, homemade soups, and chef’s daily entrée specials. We proudly use eco-friendly, biodegradable materials for packaging, utensils, cups and plates. Sustainable, organic products are incorporated, when seasonal.
This role features a wonderful quality of life with a primarily Monday-Friday work week and day shifts! Patina Restaurant Group is seeking similarly passionate individuals to share in this vocation with us. We are dedicated to facilitating growth and development of our employees' careers in all fields.
Assist the Executive Chef and leadership with conducting smooth operation of kitchen functions.
Train, supervise and motivate subordinate staff.
Order dry and fresh goods and determine whether food meets quality standards and or needs to be rejected; approve invoices of food delivered during the assigned shift.
Participate in selection, hiring and promotion of potential cooks, dishwashers and other back of the house positions. Assist with scheduling of the culinary team.
Present daily specials to the staff and provide verbal dish descriptions, if applicable and conduct necessary prep cooking for each service.
Responsible for kitchen operations in absence of superior chefs (days off, vacation, etc.)
Inspect cleanliness and organization of kitchen, prep kitchen, and dishwashing area, to comply with the high standards of the Health Department.
Assist in weekly inventory of total kitchen small wares and kitchen equipment.
Inspects all food to insure compliance with federal and state standards, as well as internal quality standards. Must be able to fully manage the food safety program of the organization.
Responsible for maintaining labor & food cost at all times
Open & flexible schedule required to meet the needs of the business
A minimum of 2 years experience as a Sous Chef, Kitchen Manager, Chef de Cuisine or Cafe Chef in a restaurant, hotel, cafe or corporate dining outlet.
Openness & willingness to learn.
Clean work habits and attention to detail.
Ability to multitask and remain in control in a high volume, fast-paced, demanding environment, while maintaining your sense of humor.
Ability to think quickly on your feet, taking things in stride and executing with poise.
Professional, polished appearance with the ability to interact with all types of team members.
Proven ability to lead a staff and positively influence employee behavior.
Must have excellent verbal communication skills and have the ability to work a flexible schedule.
Certificate or degree in Culinary Arts preferred.
Basic computer knowledge including Word and Excel.
Resume required with application for consideration.
Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.
Take your career beyond the ordinary—to the extraordinary, with Patina Restaurant Group and Delaware North.
Patina Restaurant Group, a bi-coastal boutique company, continues to grow as a leader in the premium segment of the restaurant industry! Boasting approximately 80 restaurants and hospitality venues in performing arts centers, Patina Restaurant Group offers outstanding career opportunities for talented & highly motivated professionals who have an eye for detail and an appreciation for the exceptional quality and level of service they stand for. Our family of restaurants are aligned with unique architectural landmarks and cultural institutions that strive to enrich the American experience through fine arts, dance, music, theatre and performance. PRG operates exciting restaurants in world famous locations: from Lincoln Ristorante at Lincoln Center to the Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center; timeless spaces like the Michelin-starred Patina at Walt Disney Concert Hall, or fresh new collaborations like Morimoto Asia - our restaurants offer the finest in artisanal culinary inspirations.
Patina Restaurant Group is a proud subsidiary of Delaware North. And at Delaware North - whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants - there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you! We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. Delaware North is one of the largest and most admired, privately-held hospitality companies in the world, and when put together with Patina Restaurant Group’s exceptional cuisine, landmark locations, and genuine hospitality – the sky is the limit.
Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)
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