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McGuire Moorman Lambert Hospitality HQ hiring Executive Chef in Austin, TX

McGuire Moorman Lambert Hospitality HQMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($65k - $75k)
Expired: Jun 23, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

Job Title: Executive Chef

Reports to: Restaurant General Manager

Employment Status: Full-Time, Exempt-Salary

We are looking for a team leader who is energetic, detail-oriented, analytical, rigorous, highly organized, passionate about hospitality, and experienced. This Individual should also create a culture of diversity, inclusivity, collaboration, and teamwork. Advanced interpersonal skills to help navigate complex working relationships and a strategic mindset that allows to plan and develop talent management, training, and safety.

Essential Functions and Duties:

The Executive Chef oversees kitchen operations, developing menus and recipes, managing food inventory and costs, training and supervising kitchen staff, ensuring food safety and quality standards are met, collaborating with other departments within the restaurant, and staying up-to-date with industry trends and innovations.

  • Experience in managing high-volume kitchen operations with a focus on quality and efficiency
  • Ability to lead and manage a team of chefs, cooks, and kitchen staff, including training, scheduling, and performance management
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with other departments, such as front-of-house, bar, and events
  • Flexibility and adaptability to handle unexpected situations, including equipment malfunctions and staff shortages
  • Creativity and passion for food and culinary trends, with a willingness to experiment and take risks to create unique and memorable dining experiences
  • Ability to manage inventory and food costs (28% or less), develop vendor relationships and negotiate contracts to ensure profitability
  • Knowledge of food safety regulations and procedures, as well as experience implementing and enforcing them in a fast-paced environment
  • Expertise in menu planning and development, including the ability to create dishes that are both innovative and cost-effective
  • Work a minimum of 50 hours/per week

Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Quarterly Bonus Potential
  • Paid Time Off
  • Insurance - Health, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life, and Pet
  • Retirement - 401K + Match
  • Dining, Hotel, Fitness, and Retail Discounts
  • Wine Education Reimbursement
  • Advancement and Community Service Opportunities
  • Relocation Reimbursement Opportunities
Job Requirements:
  • Formal culinary training or equivalent experience
  • Several years of experience in a high-volume kitchen
  • Experience managing a kitchen team
  • Ability to work long hours and handle high-pressure situations
  • Knowledge of food safety regulations and health codes

Basic Skills:

  • Strong leadership and communication skills to manage and train kitchen staff
  • Organizational and time management skills to ensure efficient kitchen operations
  • Financial management skills to manage inventory, food costs, and budgeting
  • Flexibility and adaptability to adjust menus and dishes according to dietary restrictions and customer preferences
  • Expertise in food preparation, cooking techniques, and flavor combinations
  • Ability to develop unique and innovative dishes

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, and climb stairs
  • Manual dexterity in using kitchen equipment and tools
  • Ability to work in a hot, noisy, and fast-paced environment
If an offer is extended for this position you will be required to undergo a comprehensive background check. This process may include verification of employment history, education credentials, criminal records, and other relevant information offered employment for this role will undergo a comprehensive background check. By applying for this position, you acknowledge and agree to the background check process as a condition of employment.

MML Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome and encouraged to succeed.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($65,000.00 - $75,000.00)

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

Required Skills

Team Development and Training

Advanced Knife Skills

Kitchen Management

Food Safety Knowledge

Ordering / Purchasing

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Part of MML Hospitality

McGuire Moorman Hospitality was founded by Austin, Texas-based chefs Larry McGuire and Tom Moorman in 2009. In 2021, MMH changed their name to MML Hospitality with the addition of hotelier and partner, Liz Lambert. The industry-leading team continues to create and manage some of Austin’s most successful restaurants. Today, MML Hospitality enters an exciting time of development and creativity with the addition of hotel projects as well as a wider range of hospitality, retail, and design projects across the country.

McGuire Moorman Lambert Hospitality provides development, design and management for its founder’s thirteen restaurants: Swedish Hill, Lou’s, Joann’s Fine Foods, Clark’s Aspen, Pool Burger, June’s All Day, Jeffrey’s, Josephine House, Clark’s Austin, Elizabeth Street Café, Perla’s, Lamberts Downtown Barbecue, and most recently, Neighborhood Sushi. The MMH team also owns and operates ByGeorge, the beloved Austin shopping mecca, with two stores offering the best men’s & women’s clothing from around the world.

In addition to restaurant & retail projects, MMH also provides exceptional catering and our design department provides architectural & interior design for some of our favorite companies and partners.