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Mamajuana Cafe
1000 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
Mamajuana Cafe  hiring Chef in Philadelphia, PA

Mamajuana Cafe  hiring Chef in Philadelphia, PA

Mamajuana Cafe More Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: May 15, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

5 years


Job Details

Mamajuana Cafe is seeking a talented and experienced bilingual in Spanish, Head Chef to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for Latin fusion cuisine and a proven track record of culinary excellence in a fast-paced restaurant environment. As the Head Chef, you will be responsible for leading our kitchen team, creating innovative and delicious dishes, maintaining food quality and safety standards, and ensuring a smooth and efficient operation.

Responsibilities:

  1. Lead and manage the kitchen team, including hiring, training, and scheduling staff.
  2. Develop and update menus, incorporating seasonal ingredients and innovative dishes while maintaining the essence of Latin fusion cuisine.
  3. Oversee food preparation, cooking, and presentation to ensure high-quality and consistent dishes.
  4. Manage food inventory, ordering, and cost control to meet budgetary goals.
  5. Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations, including proper food handling and sanitation practices.
  6. Collaborate with the management team to create promotions, specials, and events to drive business and enhance the dining experience.
  7. Maintain a positive and professional working environment, fostering teamwork and communication among staff members.
  8. Stay current with industry trends, techniques, and ingredients to continually improve the menu and culinary offerings.
  9. Handle customer inquiries, feedback, and special requests related to food preparation and menu options.

Qualifications:

  1. Minimum 5 years of experience as a Chef, with a focus on Latin fusion cuisine.
  2. Proven track record of culinary creativity and innovation.
  3. Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.
  4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (bilingual in English/Spanish preferred). 
  5. Knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations.
  6. Ability to work in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.
  7. Culinary degree or equivalent certification is preferred.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within the company
  • A dynamic and supportive work environment with a passionate team
  • Discounts on dining and other perks

If you meet the above qualifications and are excited about the opportunity to lead a dynamic kitchen team in a renowned Latin fusion restaurant, we encourage you to apply by submitting your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and culinary achievements. We look forward to welcoming a talented Head Chef who shares our dedication to exceptional food and hospitality at Mamajuana Cafe.

 
 
 
 

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)


Required Skills

Culinary Excellence

Menu Development

Food Inventory Management

Food safety and sanitation practices

Leadership and team management

Creativity and Innovation in Cooking

Customer Service

Knowledge of Latin Fusion Cuisine

Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

Continuous Learning and Improvement

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Latin American, Caribbean

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Part of Mamajuana Cafe

Discover the essence of culinary excellence at Mamajuana Cafe, where we invite you to embark on a journey through centuries-old
traditions reimagined for the modern palate. Founded in 2006 in Inwood, NY, Mamajuana Cafe seamlessly blends the architectural charm
of colonial Santo Domingo with a fusion of flavors inspired by both the old and new worlds. Spearheaded by the visionary culinary talents
of celebrity Chef Ricardo Cardona, a pioneer of Nuevo Latino Cuisine, and Executive Chef Alexis Del Rosario, our menu reflects a
harmonious marriage of tradition and innovation. At Mamajuana Cafe, we offer not just a meal, but an unforgettable fusion of world-class cuisine and entertainment, all under one roof.

For reservations visit www.Resy.com Mamajuana Cafe Philly

Call 267-534-5220
Instagram @Mamajuanacafephilly
1000 Frankford Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19125

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