We are currently searching for a talented and experienced Chef de Cuisine for a new mediterranean concept in the western suburbs. Candidate must have experience in hearth and open fire cooking!
- Responsible for the selection, development, and discipline of all staff within the department
- Coordinate chefs, cooks, and all staff to ensure the highest quality of food and service
- Maintain food and labor cost using company implemented systems
- Maintain high standard of safety and sanitation in the kitchen
- Oversee all staff training in accordance to company training program
- Continually update and amend policies and procedures for the BOH operation
- Set budgets and financial goals according to company expectations
- Monitor to ensure all food prep and presentation meets and/or exceeds company standards
- Oversee all ordering or product and communication with vendors
- Create and standardize seasonal menu items
- Approve the requisition and purchase of necessary supplies
- Lead and/or attend weekly management meetings with restaurant managers
- Maintain the highest level of service within all areas of the restaurant
- 3-5 years' experience as an Executive Chef
- Experience in hearth and open fire cooking required!
- Excellent interviewing, hiring, & training abilities
- Up-to-date sanitation certification
- Proven track record and work history
- Ability to effectively manage a team of 60+ BOH employees
- Attention to detail
- Sense of urgency
- Knowledge of MS Excel, Word
- Knowledge of various POS, ordering, labor, and inventory systems
- Ability to multitask
**Source One Hospitality currently represents many restaurant groups across Chicago land - both independent and corporate. All applicants for this role must have at least two years experience as an executive chef, have great tenure and dedication, and be passionate about their career as a chef.
Bonus & Health Insurance
Culinary Menu / Recipe Development
Food / Beverage Pairing
Food Cost Optimization
Food Safety Knowledge
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