Chef de Cuisine - Piatti in Mill Valley is Hiring-*$1,000 Hiring Bonus After 90 days of Employment*

  • Piatti - MIll Valley
  • Mill Valley, CA 94941, USA
  • Aug 28, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Established in 1987, Piatti in Mill Valley offers finely crafted fresh Italian cuisine. The soul of the menu is our house made pasta that we roll, cut and cook by hand everyday. Offering a fresh take on the neighborhood Italian trattoria, Piatti combines a warm, inviting atmosphere, seamless service and an immersive market experience so you can enjoy Piatti at home. Whether dining in or taking home, Piatti brings friends and family together.After closing for renovations, we are excited to reintroduce ourselves with a fresh new concept. We're looking for team members to join the all new Piatti and help create memorable dining experiences for our community. We are currently interviewing for a Chef de Cuisine. *$1,000 hiring bonus after 90 days of employment* The Chef de Cuisine is responsible for the daily operations of the kitchen. They are responsible for both short- and long-range planning including the execution of menus, equipment, and budget planning, cost control, and profit contribution to the restaurant. They have overall responsibility for the day to day activities in the kitchen and for maintaining complete control of the kitchen at all times and to command the respect of the kitchen staff. The Chef de Cuisine directly supervises kitchen staff with responsibility for hiring, inspiring, coaching, and performance management. They are responsible for maintaining food safety, sanitary and safety standards in the workplace. They will work hand-in-hand with the General Manager to focus on the vision of the restaurant. In this leadership role, the Chef de Cuisine serves as a role model and mentor to the kitchen staff and must maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times REQUIRED COMPETENCIES· Passionate about food and people · A passion for cooking fresh, seasonally driven cuisine while understanding the business aspect of the restaurant· Believes that food is an art form meant to be savored and meant to be consumed and appreciated with multiple senses.· Sensitive palate and a keen sense of taste and smell in order to recognize subtle nuances in flavors to allow the exploration of bold new flavor combinations and make them work.· Creativity and a flair for experimentation to put a twist on familiar dishes and create new combinations. · Strong work ethic, willing to work long hours · Hands-on chef who takes ownership of the kitchen , thrives in a fast-paced environment.· Stays cool under pressure, treats his or her team fairly and with respect. · Leadership - a great leader and can teach and develop a crew to cook great food. Lead by example.· Determination· Organization· Experience with the budget development process and cost control· Ability to delegate tasks with proper instructions with follow through and follow up.· Maintain professional and respectful workplace for employees.· Ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on guest service· A strong presence in the restaurant with great attention to detail in kitchen management and quality service.· Positive attitude· Communicate clearly, professionally, concisely and respectfully· Solid track record as an Executive Sous Chef or Chef du Cuisine in an upscale, fast paced, and quality environment.· Control food and labor costs· Development of culinary team MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS· Minimum 3 years as Sous Chef, Chef de Cuisine, or Executive Chef· Food Safety Certification· Food Handlers Certification PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS· Conversational Spanish is preferredPiatti Ristorante & Bar is part of Moana Restaurant Group, one of the West's leading restaurant companies. Operating unique restaurants with opportunities for career growth and advancement. We offer medical, dental, vision, a wellness program, and company discounts at our proprietary restaurants and hotels.