Executive Chef

Chicago, IL

Post Date: 05/14/2018 Job ID: JN -052018-24204 Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Pay Rate: $90,000 - $110,000
Do you have a passion to create culinary memories for your guests? Do you thrive in a high energy, fast paced, upscale casual environment? If that is the case, please read on. We have an immediate opening for a talented, food-centric, executive chef for a high volume, upscale casual concept. Qualified candidates should have at least 5-7 years of progressive culinary experience with outstanding job tenure. Qualified candidates with outstanding wine knowledge are considered a plus. Please submit your resume for immediate consideration.

Restaurant Executive Chef Responsibilities:
  • Maintain company standard of food and labor costs
  • Maintain an up to date kitchen manual.
  • Oversee training and management of kitchen personnel as well as supervise/coordinate all related culinary activities.
  • Maintain BOH staff training Bible of detailed recipes and a photo book for all current menu items.
  • Establish presentation technique guideline and quality standards for daily operations.
  • Oversee product ordering through up to date order guides, prep sheets and estimated food consumption.
  • Produce seasonal updates to events menus when applicable.
  • Ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance, and ensure proper safety and sanitation in the kitchen.
  • Oversee the maintenance of all kitchen equipment ensuring it s in good working order.
  • Facilitate a monthly physical count of inventories with a complete inventory and summary to accounting manager adjustments and pricing on products/menu items to maintain healthy margins.
  • Consistently enforce CW kitchen best practice standards
  • All kitchen staff should be cross-trained between stations where applicable
  • Oversee / Create daily production list for all positions
  • Provides payroll oversight through forecasting, scheduling, and proper cuts to maintain a healthy payroll margin.
Restaurant Executive Qualifications
  • 5-7 years of progressive culinary experience
  • Culinary Degree preferred
  • well versed in new techniques
  • leadership and development a must
Salary Range- $90, 000-$110, 000

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