Cafe Chef Day-Time

  • McCalls Catering and Events
  • San Francisco, California
  • Jul 30, 2022
Full time

Job Description

McCalls' Catering and Events is looking for a dedicated Day-time Café Chef to operate and lead our Café kitchen team. We currently run seven high volume Cafés in San Francisco, and are looking to add a few more in the near future. We are a company with a reputation for high standards, client satisfaction and culinary delights. We have over 40+ years of Business experience in San Francisco. Come join our amazing team of highly motivated, talented and experienced hospitality leaders.

We are seeking a passionate, skilled chef to create delicious meals for our patrons. You will be responsible for planning our menu, ensuring that each dish is nutritious and cost-effective, and collaborating with a team of kitchen staff to deliver food that meets the highest quality standards.
To ensure success in your role as chef, you should be an excellent leader with great organizational skills and impeccable time management. Top candidates will also be creative individuals, capable of creating dishes that set us apart and keep people coming back for more.

Ensuring that all food is of excellent quality and served in a timely manner.
Planning the menu, keeping in mind budget, and availability of seasonal ingredients.
Overseeing all kitchen operations.
Coordinating kitchen staff, and assisting them as required.
Training staff to prepare and cook all the menu items.
Taking stock of ingredients and equipment, and placing orders to replenish stock.
Enforcing safety and sanitation standards in the kitchen.
Creating new recipes to keep the menu fresh.
Keeping up to date with industry trends.
Receiving feedback and making improvements where necessary.

Culinary school degree/diploma.
Past experience as a working chef.
Advanced knowledge of the culinary arts.
Perfectionism in sanitation and quality control.
Portfolio of creative, unique dishes.
Expert multitasking ability.
Great leadership and interpersonal skills.
Ability to run stocktaking and place orders for resupply.
Exemplary work ethic in a high-pressure environment.
Passion and pride for delighting people with food.
Valid ServeSafe Certification

Vaccination is a requirement of the job and accommodations due to disability or religious reasons will be evaluated in compliance with prevailing regulations.