Athena Business Svs LLC Indianapolis, IN, USA
Apr 04, 2020Full time
Our client is looking for an executive chef for an $7M banquet/catering operation. Typical duties and responsibilities to include handling of 10-15 off-site locations, plus a home base. Must have prior experience leading a team, ordering, budgeting, and running multiple events at the same time. Excellent cooking, baking and food presentation skills are necessary to be a catering chef. she/he must be well organized in planning the menu, assigning duties to staff and preparing the food. Math acumen is required to ensure the cost of the food stays within prescribed budget guidelines. Good communication abilities are required to help the client make menu choices, negotiate the terms of the catering contract and direct and motivate staff. Preparing quality food and presenting it in an attractive manner are the main goals. Required to follow safe food storage and handling guidelines and monitor employees to make sure they comply as well. Recipes she/he creates must be standardized and accurate to guarantee conformity for each client. Resourceful and creative to effectively handle problems related to food shortages, food preparation mistakes and extra guests.