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Finger Lakes Gaming - Delaware North hiring Executive Chef, Finger Lakes Gaming in NY

Finger Lakes Gaming - Delaware NorthMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($91.7k - $123.9k)
Expired: Jan 4, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

The Opportunity 

Delaware North Gaming is searching for an Executive Chef to join our team at Finger Lakes Gaming in Farmington, New York. Our ideal Executive Chef candidate shares our passion for delivering the highest quality of food, wine, and service to guests - taking great pride in your work and the impact you have on a moment or occasion. You're an innovative recipe developer, an inspiring leader, and someone who invests time in continuous learning and improvement.

Pay

Minimum – Anticipated Maximum Base Salary: $81900 - $110600 / year

In addition to base salary, we offer an annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance, or a role-based, uncapped sales incentive plan. The advertised pay range represents what we believe at the time of this job posting, that we would be willing to pay for this position. Only in special circumstances, where a candidate has education, training, or experience that far exceeds the requirements for the position, would we consider paying higher than the stated range. Information on our comprehensive benefits package can be found at https://careers.delawarenorth.com/whatweoffer.


Benefits 

 

At Delaware North, we care about our team member’s personal and professional journeys. These are just some of the benefits we offer: 

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Performance bonuses
  • Paid vacation days and holidays
  • Paid parental bonding leave
  • Tuition and/or professional certification reimbursement
  • Generous friends-and-family discounts at many of our hotels and resorts

 

 

Responsibilities 

  • Lead and cook by example and provide guidance to all team members. Ensure kitchen operations are established and can run smoothly and efficiently in your absence.
  • Develop and maintain recipes, portion specifications, and standard preparation procedures for all dishes and ensure that all cooks are following these standards.
  • Coordinate training activities for kitchen and back-of-house associates to meet service level standards.
  • Hire, train, and mobilize kitchen and service teams with precision to provide impeccable service to our guests.
  • Determination of purchasing specifications and budgetary allotments for all menu items.
  • Prepare operational reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and make appropriate recommendations for success.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and compliance with all company policies,service procedures and standards - including Health Department regulations; always maintains excellent kitchen hygiene conditions.
  • Have a working knowledge of company invoice tracking, labor tracking, schedule preparation, food cost management, labor cost management, inventory control,and hiring,counseling, and termination policies.
  • Make periodic and regular inspection at events to observe quality of food preparation and service, food appearance, cleanliness and sanitation of production and service areas, equipment, and employee appearance.

Qualifications 

  • Minimum 3 years experience as an Executive Chef in a high-volume industry-leading concept with 10 years culinary experience in established restaurants and catering companies. 
  • Certificate or degree in Culinary Arts preferred.  
  • ServSafe and Food Safety Handler certifications required.
  • Strong financial and computer skills; has experience working with and an understanding of P&Ls and budgeting.  
  • Possess a passion for culinary excellence with incredible skill to create exciting and accessible new dishes, appropriate for the venue’s concept.  
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to accommodate business levels.
  • Proven ability to direct staff clearly and concisely while positively influencing employee behavior and performance.  
  • Maintains openness and willingness to learn new techniques and improve abilities.  
  • Think quickly, multitask, and adapt to changing situations while maintaining the highest quality of product and other established standards.  
  • Ability to navigate and utilize Microsoft Office Suite programs (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), appropriate point of sale (POS) systems, and any other required operating machines (i.e. cooking machinery). 
  • Skilled in direct interaction with guests. 

Who We Are 

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, owned and operated by Delaware North, features more than 1,500 video gaming machines and brings the thrill of live thoroughbred racing from April to November and year-round simulcast wagering on thoroughbred and harness racing from across the country. Finger Lakes presents various dining options including a large buffet.

At Delaware North, you’ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. 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. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us.

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.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($91,700.00 - $123,900.00)

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


Required Skills

food and wine

Food

Recipe Development

Wine

Leadership

Service

Continuous Learning

Innovative Recipe Development

Kitchen Operations

Training

Budgeting

Inventory Control

SERV Safe Certification

portion specifications

Standard Preparation Procedures

Food Safety Handler Certification

Training Activities

Financial Skills

Team Management

Computer Skills

purchasing specifications

Microsoft Office Suite

Point of Sale Systems

Budget Management

operational reports

Guest Interaction

Compliance

Kitchen Hygiene

invoice tracking

labor tracking

Schedule Preparation

Food Cost Management

Labor Cost Management

Hiring

Counseling

termination policies

Inspection

Serv Safe

Food Safety Handler

P&Ls

Culinary Excellence

Menu Creation

Staff Management

Openness to Learn

Adaptability

Interpersonal Skills

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Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, owned and operated by Delaware North, features more than 1,500 video gaming machines and brings the thrill of live thoroughbred racing from April to November and year-round simulcast wagering on thoroughbred and harness racing from across the country. Finger Lakes presents various dining options including a large buffet.

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