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Culinary Director
The Oaks Gourmet Market
1915 N Bronson Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068, USA
The Oaks Gourmet Market hiring Culinary Director in Los Angeles, CA

The Oaks Gourmet Market hiring Culinary Director in Los Angeles, CA

The Oaks Gourmet MarketMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expires: Feb 13, 2021


3 years

Job Details

Culinary Director needed to help reopen a long standing popular restaurant/market in Hollywood.  Being a neighborhood favorite, it will be existing menu in the beginning and the new chef will be able to play with the rest of the menu, with a collaborative voice from ownership. 

This is a hands on position for a chef that has a strong grasp on administrative duties (ordering, staffing, inventory, scheduling etc) and be proactive in managing food and labor costs.  This is a very exciting time for this restaurant as the community is very excited and looking forward to the reopening! 

Executive Chef Responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing pre-opening timeline and critical path
  • Menu development and recipe costing
  • Ensuring that all food meets the highest standards of quality and consistency
  • Hiring and training of culinary team members
  • Maintaining proper ordering and inventory
  • Ensuring best practices for safety and sanitation in the kitchen
  • Keeping track of new trends in the industry

Executive Chef Preferred Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in a similar position (Senior Sous Chef, Executive Sous Chef, CDC)
  • Excellent communication skills and leadership qualities
  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment
  • Creative, innovative thinking
  • New restaurant opening experience
  • Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health, and safety
  • Experience in managing inventory and cost controls
  • Flexible schedule, including weekends, and on holidays

To Apply:

Please respond to this email with a cover letter, resume, and examples of recipe cost sheets and inventories. Initial interviews will conducted on Zoom.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Paid Time Off, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Handling




Culinary Menu / Recipe Development

Dough Making / Portioning


Enforcement Of Safety / Sanitation Standards

Equipment Maintenance


Fish Cookery

Fish butchery

Food / Beverage Pairing

Food Budgeting

Food Cost Optimization

Food Handlers Certificate

Food Safety Knowledge

Food Styling


General knife handling

Gluten Free



Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Kitchen management

Meat Butchery

Meat Cookery

Menu development

Ordering / Purchasing

Ordering / Receiving

Pizza Cooking



Sauce Development



Servesafe Certified

Staff education / motivation

Ticket Management

Vegan / Vegetarian Cooking

Vegetable Breakdown

Vegetable cookery

Beer Knowledge

Coffee Knowledge

Food & Wine Pairings


Wine Knowledge

Classic Food / Wine Service

Conflict Resolution

Customer service

Event Management / Organization

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Food / Beverage Pairing

Food Preparation Knowledge

Food Safety Knowledge

Menu development

POS Systems

Staff Management of 20

Staff education / motivation

Staffing / scheduling


Business Management

Conflict Resolution

Customer Service

Food Safety Knowledge

Hospitality / Management Degree


Profit And Loss

Purchasing / ordering

Recruiting / hiring

Staff Education / Motivation

Vendor Management


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Bakery / Patisserie, Casual Dining, Quick Service, Fast Casual, Cafe, Restaurant Group, Markets, Wine Store, Specialty Grocer, Retail Deli, Coffee Purveyor, Retailer, Cheese Store

The Oaks Gourmet was established in 2009 with the idea that a small, neighborhood market could serve high quality, delicious food and beverages at a fair price.

Our friendly, informative staff are always on hand to attend to all your needs, while maintaining that local hometown feel. Our emphasis on service, and selection, such as our evolving line of craft beers, boutique wines, small batch liquors, artisanal cheeses and fresh-roasted coffees, have all come together to create a unique experience that sets us apart.

We have a commitment to excellence and service and we are eager to track down hard-to-find items upon request.
(323) 871-8894