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Executive Chef
Blue Plate Oysterette
1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401, United States
Blue Plate Oysterette hiring Executive Chef in Santa Monica, CA

Blue Plate Oysterette hiring Executive Chef in Santa Monica, CA

Blue Plate OysteretteMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($90k - $100k)
Expired: Jul 12, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details
Blue Plate Oysterette opened in 2009 as a neighborhood-focused seafood restaurants embracing the riches of the oceans with an open kitchen, facing the beautiful Pacific and a vibrant, high-volume space. We're looking for a chef that wants a new home - a chef that loves seafood, is curious about sourcing, embraces simple preparations of excellent ingredients, and appreciates the bounty of the seas and the Santa Monica farmer's market. We're part of a small group of restaurants with a marketing team and amazing hourly staff and we're looking for the right person to take the existing successful restaurant to a new level.

The Executive Chef has to be a multi-faceted leader:
1) A strong palate with a deep knowledge and love of seafood and vegetables along with a strong base of sources and farms they like to work with. MUST LOVE AND KNOW SEAFOOD.
2) a good understanding of the basic finances of food, costing, and inventory,
3) a compelling leader, with a love for teaching and developing their team,
4) hospitality-focused, with an understanding that the guest comes first.

The overall role of the Executive Chef :
1. Menu development - working with Jen with seasonal seafood to create excellent food
2. Maintain consistency and food quality
3. Manage food usage, recipes, inventory and purchases of each chef to maximize food cost
4. Review schedules with chef and make sure each chef properly manages labor
5. Provide creative guidance for each chef in developing and deploying initiatives
6. Provide overall mentorship and leadership presence for the chefs and the entire kitchen Staff

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($90,000.00 - $100,000.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Time Off, Commuter Benefits, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts

Required Skills

Strong Leadership Skills

Mentoring and Coaching

Menu Planning

Food Costing

Team Development

Inventory Management


Labor Management

Creative Guidance

Sales Goal Analysis

Invoice Management

Vendor Negotiation

Health Department Compliance

Preventative Maintenance

Weekly Progress Review

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Part of Blue Plate Restaurant Group

Having spent many years on the East coast enjoying lobster rolls & clam shacks, Jenny Rush longed for this food in her home town Santa Monica. BPO is committed to sourcing the best seafood from fisherman, purveyors and oyster farms around the world . Buying directly from fisherman and picking up daily at LAX ensures the best ocean to table experience.