Restaurant Chef

  • iHire
  • Dallas, Texas
  • May 14, 2022
Full time

Job Description

This is an amazing opportunity for an up-and-coming chef to work in an independently-owned restaurant operated by seasoned hospitality professionals.

The Chef is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the kitchen, including effective leadership, excellent customer service skills, and supervision of department requirements and standards.

Responsibilities Include
  • Lead and cook by example and provide guidance to all team members. Ensure kitchen operations are established and can run smoothly and efficiently in your absence.
  • Develop and maintain recipes, portion specifications, and standard preparation procedures for all dishes and ensure that all cooks are following these standards.
  • Coordinate training activities for kitchen and back-of-house associates to meet service level standards.
  • Determination of purchasing specifications and budgetary allotments for all menu items.
  • Prepare operational reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and make appropriate recommendations for success.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and compliance with all company policies, service procedures, and standards - including Health Department regulations; always maintains excellent kitchen hygiene conditions.
  • Have a working knowledge of company invoice tracking, labor tracking, schedule preparation, food cost management, labor cost management, inventory control, and hiring, counseling, and termination policies.
Position Requirements
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a Chef in an Italian-driven concept with 10 years culinary experience in established restaurants.
  • Knowledgeable in different regional Italian cuisine and products
  • Must be a hands-on working chef
  • Certificate or degree in Culinary Arts preferred.
  • ServSafe certifications are required.
  • Possess financial knowledge of food and labor cost controls
  • Possess a passion for culinary excellence with incredible skill to create exciting and accessible new dishes, appropriate for the venue's concept.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays in addition to normal business hours, as needed.
  • Proven ability to direct staff clearly and concisely while positively influencing employee behavior and performance.
  • Maintains openness and willingness to learn new techniques and improve abilities.
  • Think quickly, multitask, and adapt to changing situations while maintaining the highest quality of product and other established standards.
  • Skilled in direct interaction with guests.
  • Able to build an effective relationship based on respect, trust, and integrity with clients
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs during a shift if needed
Compensation Is Dependent Upon Experience.

Employment Type: Full Time

Years Experience: 3 - 5 years

Bonus/Commission: No