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Drake's: The Barn
985 Riverfront St, West Sacramento, CA 95691, USA
Drake's: The Barn hiring Chef in West Sacramento, CA

Drake's: The Barn hiring Chef in West Sacramento, CA

Drake's: The BarnMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($75k)
Expired: Mar 18, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

3 years

Job Details

Are you looking for a unique and exciting opportunity? Do you thrive in organized chaos that is fast paced? Drake’s Brewing Company is all that and so much more!!!

Since 1989, Drake’s Brewing Company has been perfecting the union of hops and grain and is a leading producer of high-quality, innovative and unique craft beers including Bear Republic Racer 5. We are passionate about brewing with integrity and supporting the community, while bringing people together over great beer with beer gardens around the Bay Area and Sacramento regions.

We’re looking for some dynamic folks to join our crew to help us give our customers an unforgettable experience with craft beer, artisan pizzas and other Drake’s originals. We place a priority on having fun and enjoying what we do! Come be a part of the Drake’s fam!

The Head Chef will run the back-of-house and manage the daily operations of the kitchen, oversee the
kitchen staff to ensure that the highest quality of cuisine is served to our guests, and ensure that all
food and labor cost goals are met. The Head Chef will possess a wide breadth and understanding of
cooking methods, application and recipe development. The Head Chef is expected to have a
commitment to developing your team members, to create star players and strong leaders while working
in a high-volume, unique and fun event space.

Job Responsibilities/Main Functions/Main Tasks:
● Collaborate with the Culinary Director, GM, Director of Retail Operations and Owner to align kitchen
operations with the overarching goals of the establishment
● Participating in management meetings to address operational concerns.
● Direct kitchen operations, including food preparation, cooking, cleanup and staff management
● Plan creative menus and set pricing - adjusting as needed based on the availability of ingredients
● Maintaining acceptable costs in food, kitchen labor, and other controllable items.
● Assign tasks; train & supervise cooks in the preparation and presentation of food
● Manage purchases and ordering
● Working shifts on the line and being available during peak business periods i.e., beer release events,
and special events.
● Overseeing kitchen scheduling
● Direct monthly inventory
● Maintain kitchen equipment; schedule repairs and additional maintenance as needed

Core Competencies:
Personal Responsibility for the Success of the Kitchen: Ability to identify and prioritize issues and
problems, and develop a program and plan for the betterment of the food program.

Problem Solving: Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound
judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

Attention to detail: is thorough when performing work & conscientious about attending to details

Leadership: Must be able to lead cooperatively and collaboratively with others; takes leadership to
assist their own team or task to achieve a shared goal.

Communication: Presents information clearly, concisely, and logically; adapts the content & tone to suit the audience, the subject and the purpose of the communication. Ensures staff and management
understands communication and can follow through.

Multitasking: Successfully managing more than one competing task at a time; understanding how to
shift priorities in order to achieve goals.

Workload & Time-Management: The ability to use one’s time productively and effectively; ensure that
high-priority work is accomplished within established deadlines, ensure proper delegation of restaurant
and kitchen activities.

Passion for Hospitality and Craft Beer: internally motivated to stay focused, knowledgeable, and
committed to providing the best possible guest experience. Interested in learning about all aspects of
craft beer.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
● Management Servsafe Certification
● 3+ years of experience managing a varied team in a high-volume food production facility
● Demonstrated ability to oversee and manage kitchen operations
● Proven ability to work collaboratively with management, owners, and team members
● Strong attention to detail to maintain the highest food quality standards
● Ability to create and implement a creative menu and profitable food program that connects with
local demographic
● Prior & demonstrated experience in handling employee/personnel matters.
● Prior & demonstrated experience in labor cost & food cost management

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

● The employee must occasionally lift at least 55 lb. and work standing for several hours
● The person in this position must frequently taste and smell food products
● The person in this position must frequently reach with fingers, hands and arms; and must frequently
use fingers to wrap around objects, pull and grab. 
● The person in this position will occasionally handle sharp objects such as knives, and handle fast-
moving kitchen equipment.
● The person in this position will work around chemicals, be exposed to loud noises, hot
environments, wet environments, and other potential hazards.

Alcohol Responsibility – The candidate must fully understand that they are a representative of not only
the Drake’s Brewing Company but of the alcohol beverage industry. With that said they are to conduct
themselves within the limits of the law and with concern to the education of responsible consumption,
always. This includes working hours, trade shows, festivals and in any other work-related function
where you are a representative of Drake’s Brewing Company. Any poor reflection or legal matters that
may arise due to poor judgment may be dealt with by means of disciplinary action or termination.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($75,000.00)

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

Required Skills

Time Management

Menu Planning

Staff Training


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