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Executive Chef
Aba - Austin
1011 S Congress Ave, Building 2, Suite 180, Austin, TX 78704
Aba - Austin hiring Executive Chef in Austin, TX

Aba - Austin hiring Executive Chef in Austin, TX

Aba - AustinMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: May 18, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

5 years

Job Details
About US

Aba, located in Music Lane in downtown Austin, showcases Chef Partner CJ Jacobson's lighter style of cooking with influences from the Mediterranean including Israel, Lebanon, Turkey, and Greece.


Aba Austin is NOW Hiring an EXECUTIVE CHEF!

Lettuce Entertain You is looking for an EXECUTIVE CHEF with 5+ years of executive chef experience in a full-service high-volume restaurant.

Lettuce is a culinary-driven company with a genuine commitment to our people: we welcome unique perspectives and nurture diverse talents at 100+ locations, supported by our Culture of Caring. If you’re ready to be a part of what we do next, then explore your possibilities at Lettuce! EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-Verify

Some of Our Executive Chef Benefits:

  • Quarterly Bonus
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)
  • Oversee, monitor and ensure effective and efficient BOH operations including monitoring and ensuring consistent purchasing standards and inventory, and tracking and controlling food costs
  • Provide guidance and leadership to hourly and management teams while fostering our Culture of Caring
  • Research, develop and execute seasonal menus and new menu items as directed in partnership with divisional leaders 
  • Ensure effective BOH training in collaboration with divisional trainers and chefs
  • Conduct quarterly in-restaurant audit of BOH standard operating procedures and systems
  • Partner with designated chefs to purchase and order food product and supplies for the restaurant
  • Partner with GM and/or designated managers/chefs to regularly review and maintain recipe books
  • Create new and maintain existing recipe costing in partnership with GM and designated chefs
  • Partner with GM and management team to interview, hire, onboard, train, supervise and develop all BOH employees and teams as needed
  • Model and promote teamwork across all teams
  • Use tact and good judgment when dealing with challenges pertaining to guests, vendors and employees, and respond with patience and courtesy
  • Work a variety of days and shifts (including early mornings, late nights and weekends) at multiple sites with or without overnight travel, as needed
  • Move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds
  • 5+ years of Executive Chef experience in a full-service restaurant
  • Ability to lead and develop teams
  • Skilled in managing BOH systems

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

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

Required Skills

Experience in Full Service High Volume Restaurant

Ability to Oversee and Ensure Efficient Boh Operations

Leadership and guidance to hourly and management teams

Menu development and execution

training and development of BOH employees

Purchasing and ordering food product and supplies

Recipe Costing and Maintenance

Interviewing, Hiring, Onboarding, and Supervising Boh Employees

Ability to Work a Variety of Shifts Including Early Mornings, Late Nights, and Weekends

Physical Ability to Move and Lift Weight as Needed

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Event Catering, Banquet Hall, Casual Dining, Upscale Casual, Restaurant Group

Part of Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Aba is a Mediterranean restaurant originating from Chicago’s historic Fulton Market District and will be LEYE’s first Texas location. Since opening in Chicago’s historic Fulton Market District in June 2018, Aba has been named one of “Chicago’s Best New Restaurants” by the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Magazine.

Aba (meaning father in Hebrew) incorporates Chef CJ Jacobson's lighter style of cooking with influences from the Mediterranean, including Israel, Lebanon, Turkey and Greece. Signature dishes include Crispy Short Rib Hummus, Muhammara, Jerusalem Bagel with Labneh, Char-Grilled Lamb Chops, and Skirt Steak Shawarma.