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Chef de Cuisine
The Study at University of Chicago
1227 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
The Study at University of Chicago hiring Chef de Cuisine in Chicago, IL

The Study at University of Chicago hiring Chef de Cuisine in Chicago, IL

The Study at University of ChicagoMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 1, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

6+ years


Job Details

The Study at University of Chicago is seeking a passionate, hardworking, and motivated Chef de Cuisine (Head Chef) with a can-do attitude to lead our culinary team and operations at our British-inspired gastropub, "Truth be Told," focusing on classic inspirational British cuisine and dishes.

The menu will evolve through the seasons, capturing both the casual element and excellent cooking techniques of a traditional tavern. This position represents a great opportunity to establish the restaurant as a top dining destination in the Hyde Park area, working closely with the company's consulting chef who has previously worked at Michelin-level restaurants.

Overview

The Chef de Cuisine is responsible for managing all aspects of the culinary operations in the hotel, including overseeing all of the hotel's private event catering. Inspire a team and guests alike, build and deliver consistent culinary delights throughout the restaurant and events while understanding the brand's mission and reinforce our principal belief of genuine hospitality. The successful candidate should be hands-on and proactive, capable of analyzing, monitoring, and achieving successful results.

Responsibilities

  • Utilize effective leadership skills to engage, motivate and develop staff. Identify training needs and develop the departmental training plan.
  • Delegate, set priorities, utilize a team to execute short and long-term plans and establish accountability in a team setting.
  • Screen, interview, and select potential team members in conjunction with the operations team.
  • Direct, coordinate, and supervise all aspects of the hotel's food production while maintaining profitable F&B operations and the highest quality products and service levels.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to create and implement the menus for all F&B outlets and build a strong community with local vendors.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work and kitchen environment, always. Know and enforce all local health sanitation laws. Ensure the culinary team is appropriately trained in all aspects of food safety, sanitation, and quality assurance standards.


Requirements

  • Passionate food lover, strong knowledge of seasonal offerings and regional products.
  • Experience: A minimum of 7 or more years previous leadership experience within a similar role.
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented, highly responsible & reliable.
  • Skilled in the use of moderately complex Point of Sale and Time & Attendance Systems.
  • Experience with departmental budgeting, forecasting, profit and loss reporting.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 100 lbs. on a continuous schedule.


About Us

The Study at University of Chicago, the third property of the Study Hotels brand, is located on the Midway Plaisance in Chicago, Illinois.

The 167-room hotel features a full array of suites, including our signature Study accommodations, a 100 seat Restaurant/Tavern, 4,700 SF of banquet/meeting space including a 2,500 SF Winter Garden, specifically designed for social events, a state of the art fitness center. The hotel offers discovery and connection areas for purposeful guest interaction, including active gallery space, cultural programming, and unique touches such as custom writing desks complete with postcards to encourage guests to connect with family and friends - postage free. Guest rooms and public spaces are filled with natural light with a bright, uplifting palette of textures and natural materials, reflective of contemporary residential living.

Eligible full-time team members are offered a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, paid time off, and paid holidays.

Study Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on age, race, religion, disability, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Potential Bonuses


Required Skills

Team Management

Team Development and Training

Communication

Costing

Kitchen Management

Professionalism

Leadership

Positive Attitude

Safety and Sanitation

Attention to Detail

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Part of Study Hotels

The Study at University of Chicago, the third property of the Study Hotels brand, is located on the Midway Plaisance of the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

Our caring and attentive associates reinforce our principal belief that guest service is our highest priority. We have opportunities for energetic, service-oriented individuals who are experienced in providing efficient service and memorable experiences.

The 167-room hotel features areas of discovery and connection placed throughout for purposeful guest interaction, including custom writing desks complete with postcards to encouraging guests to connect with family and friends postage free. Guest rooms and public spaces are designed around a bright, uplifting palette, reflective of contemporary residential living.

Eligible full-time team members are offered a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, paid time off, and paid holidays.

Study Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on age, race, religion, disability, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.