Executive Chef

  • The Palace Group
  • Miami, Florida
  • Jun 02, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Luxury Senior Living Communities

In Coral Gables, Kendall, Homestead and Weston

Is looking for

Executive Chef

for its

Palace Suites

Independent Living Community

11377 SW 84th Street Miami, FL 33173

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. Experience with Kosher style cooking - preferred.
  • 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.

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