Executive Chef | Latin American Opening NYC

1 month ago
  • Participate in creation and execution of the opening menu and implement seasonal menu changes and specials going forward.
  • Build a strong kitchen team.
  • Culinary experience with Latin American cuisine
  • NRO experience
  • Update all menu descriptions
  • Create and maintain recipe files with photos.
  • Work effectively and demonstrate leadership in order to motivate others.
  • Work in conjunction with owners to oversee operations for the back of house and kitchen area of the restaurant.
  • Make sure that all kitchen staff is trained on proper food preparation and kitchen safety techniques.
  • Ensure that the company standards are upheld: the food looks good and is cooked properly, the proportions are correct, and it is cooked and served expeditiously.
  • Ensure that the kitchen is properly cleaned on a regular schedule, food is disposed of properly and the kitchen meets all sanitary standards.
  • Be a leader in the back of house, rallying the team during heavy shifts, resolving conflicts and getting the job done.
  • Control food cost to never exceed 25%. Control employee hours, doing your best to optimize profit for the company and create the best dining experience possible for customers.
  • Create specials keeping within brand guidelines and standards.
  • Pay attention to detail: food standards, costs, safety, etc.
  • Implement and oversee cost cutting measures
  • Determine, share and execute operating improvements
  • Arrange for maintenance and repairs of equipment and services
  • Keep current with trends in the restaurant industry
  • Attend weekly management meetings
  • Interact with the Front of House to introduce new specials and ingredients. Keep the lines of communication open and work with the General Manager to make FOH and BOH a cohesive team.
  • Be open and available to our guests when applicable to answer any questions and make them feel at home.
  • Expedite dinner service
  • Be a mentor and leader to the staff, encouraging growth and development.
4 weeks ago
8 Applicants

Job Information

Offered Salary
$100,000 - $120,000

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