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Pizza Chef
Leopardo
460 South La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Leopardo hiring Pizza Chef in Los Angeles, CA

Leopardo hiring Pizza Chef in Los Angeles, CA

LeopardoMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($20.00 - $23.00)
Expired: Jul 6, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details
Job description

New restaurant by acclaimed 3 Michelin starred Chef Josh Skenes opening soon. Looking for positive minded hospitality professionals at the top of their game.We are currently seeking a dedicated and skilled Pizza Chef to join our culinary team. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for culinary excellence, strong organizational skills, and strong attention to detail. As a Pizza Chef, you will be responsible for executing food and prep to the highest standards. You will work closely with the kitchen team and Executive Chef to ensure the quality and consistency of dishes and mise en place, while also contributing to menu development and maintaining a clean and organized kitchen.

Responsibilities include:

Food Preparation:

  • Prepare and execute dishes according to the restaurant's recipes and standards.
  • Ensure the use of fresh, high-quality ingredients and products in all preparations.
  • Pay meticulous attention to detail in presentation, product quality and execution.
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge of your station and all menu items coming off it.

Cooking Techniques:

  • Demonstrate high proficiency in dough shaping and pizza cookery.
  • Consistently produce dishes that meet or exceed the chef's standards.

Kitchen Organization:

  • Maintain a clean and organized work station.
  • Ensure proper storage and labeling of ingredients to prevent cross-contamination.
  • Set up and break down station adhering to Leopardo's standards.
  • Monitoring and informing the chef of any problems with equipment, refrigeration, or tools that the pizza cook uses every day.

Quality Control:

  • Monitor and maintain the quality of all ingredients used in the kitchen.
  • Conduct regular tastings to ensure dishes meet our standards of flavor, balance, and execution.

Team Collaboration:

  • Work closely with other kitchen staff to coordinate and execute orders efficiently.
  • Communicate effectively with the kitchen team and front-of-house staff.

Adherence to Health and Safety Standards:

  • Adhere to all health and safety regulations and guidelines.
  • Ensure the proper handling and storage of food products to prevent spoilage and contamination.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Pizza Chef or Pizzaiolo in an Upscale Restaurant.
  • Culinary degree or relevant certification is a plus.
  • Knowledge of various cooking methods and techniques.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • 2+ Years of Pizza Cooking in an Upscale Restaurant experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, kneel, crouch for extended periods of time
  • Lift and carry heavy pots, pans, and other kitchen equipment up to 50 pounds
  • Work in a hot and fast-paced kitchen environment.
  • Ability to work in refrigerated areas for a short period of time

Benefits:

  • Enrollment in Company-contributed health coverage plan
  • Flexible PTO
  • Team member discounts
  • 401(k)

Leopardo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other protected class. Leopardo celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Pay Rate: $20-23/hr + tips

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Food provided
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 1 year

Shift:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Morning shift

Weekly day range:

  • Tuesday through Saturday
  • Weekends as needed

Work setting:

  • Fine dining restaurant

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Work Location: In person

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $20.00 - $23.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Shift:

  • Day shift
  • Morning shift

Weekly day range:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Work Location: In person


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($20.00 - $23.00)

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


Required Skills

Food Preparation

Cooking Techniques

Kitchen Organization

Quality Control

Team Collaboration

Adherence to Health and Safety Standards

Ability to Work in a High Pressure, Fast Paced Environment

Knowledge of Cooking Methods and Techniques

Strong Attention to Detail

Excellent Communication and Teamwork Skills

Physical Requirements (Ability to Stand, Kneel, Crouch, Lift Heavy Objects, Work in Hot and Fast Paced Environment)

Physical Requirements Ability to Stand, Kneel, Crouch, Lift, Carry, Work in Hot and Fast Paced Environment

Knowledge of Various Cooking Methods and Techniques

Enrollment in or Completion of Culinary Degree or Relevant Certification

2+ Years Experience as a Pizza Chef in an Upscale Restaurant

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