Executive Chef

  • The Palace Group
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Luxury Senior Living Communities

In Coral Gables, Kendall & Homestead

Is looking for

Executive Chef

for its

Brand New Palace at Weston

An Independent, Assisted Living & Memory Care Community

16025 Emerald Street, Weston, FL

Winner of Gallup's Great Workplace Award

The #1 Priority of this position is…

To plan, direct, supervise & execute all the food services of the community.

Plan menus, purchasing, production coordination and service to residents, employees & large events.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare food items according to daily production schedule utilizing standardized recipes & specialized diets.
  • Assign and coordinate work for kitchen personnel.
  • Coordinate food handling, cooking schedules & cooking methods to assure an upscale culinary experience.
  • Ensure proper service of meals to conserve nutritional value, flavor, appearance & quality.
  • Supervise the cooks, prep cooks & dishwasher staff.
  • Work closely with entertainment and activities directors to design & execute monthly events.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years of high volume cooking experience in a resort, hotel or fine dining environment.
  • Culinary School Certification preferred.
  • Must have knowledge of a variety of regional cooking styles.
  • Able to follow oral & written instructions in English. Spanish a plus
  • Demonstrate good verbal communications & interpersonal skills in English. Spanish a plus.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Polite, responsible, always on time, resourceful, very accurate and detail-oriented.
  • Flexible as to work schedule. Must be available to work on weekends, holidays & in emergencies.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and multi-task.
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently AND as a team member.