Chef De Cuisine

Permanent

The Chef Agency

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Chef de Cuisine

Job Summary:

Recognized to be the Manager of the kitchen. Trains and develops all Culinary & stewarding team members in his/her department. Maintains cleanliness and maintenance of facility. Works with Executive Sous & Executive Chef to create a productive working staff while maintaining & enhancing Recipes and culinary Standards within the restaurants concept. Follows all NY health department codes and standards.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Maintains sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
  2. Demonstrates strong culinary skills while maintaining control of food costs.
  3. Leads by example by working hands on with his staff while overseeing the total operations
  4. Verifies that prepared food meets recipe requirements for quality and quantity.
  5. Create daily specials within the specific season along with seasonal menu changes.
  6. Ensures all food is prepared to the correct specifications.
  7. Runs daily line ups with team members to review daily & weekly goals along with hotel information.
  8. Establish cross training guidelines for all culinarians to build strength and upward mobility.
  9. Build team moral through positive feedback
  10. Weekly staff scheduling according to business volumes.
  11. Assist with monthly inventory, portion and waste control.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Availability to work early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays (required).
  2. Certification in sanitation and workplace safety regulations.
  3. Practices safe food handling techniques, preparation, and cooking procedures.
  4. Follow opening and end of day closing procedure of kitchen
  5. Must be efficient, work in high volume, multitask and work well as part of a team.
  6. Ability to withstand constant pressure to prepare meals quickly, while ensuring quality is maintained, and safety and sanitation guidelines are observed.
  7. Personal cleanliness is essential.
  8. Knowledge and implementation of work place safety
  9. Control food and labor costs with budgeted guidelines

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: $60k + DOE – 100% coverage M/D; 100% pension after 3 years vested

Location: Upstate NY

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