Delaware North Orlando, FL, USA
Nov 10, 2019Full time
Our Exciting Work Environment Patina Restaurant Group will bring world-class cuisine to the Disney Springs outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment complex at the Walt Disney Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida near Orlando. Four new concepts that will be connected as part of one large complex and were introduced to Disney Springs at the start of 2018. Each of the concepts are housed in key locations that play an integral role in the Disney Springs origin story, such as the former airline terminal, an underground rum running tunnel, and the former electrical power plant, providing rich territory for story-telling. The Edison is a lavish "Industrial Gothic" restaurant, bar, and nighttime destination with live entertainment. It presents cabaret, burlesque and music, craft cocktails, and classic American dishes. As it is an extension of our Downtown Los Angeles location, the concept continues as "where science meets industry" and the venue is rooted in creativity, imagination and innovation. Patina is looking for experienced and dedicated leaders to join our team and lead this brand new adventure. Responsibilities Assist the Executive Sous Chef and Executive Chef in conducting smooth operation of kitchen functions. Train, supervise and motivate subordinate staff. Order dry and fresh goods and determine whether food meets quality standards and or needs to be rejected; approve invoices of food delivered during the assigned shift. Participate in selection, hiring and promotion of potential cooks, dishwashers and other back of the house positions. Present daily specials to the dining room staff and provide verbal dish descriptions, if applicable and conduct necessary prep cooking for each service. Responsible for kitchen operations in absence of superior chefs (days off, vacation, etc.) Inspect cleanliness and organization of kitchen, prep kitchen, dishwashing area, and pastry kitchen to comply with the high standards of the Health Department. Assist in weekly inventory of total kitchen small wares and kitchen equipment. Inspects all food to insure compliance with federal and state standards, as well as internal quality standards. Must be able to fully manage the food safety program of the organization. Responsible for maintaining labor & food cost at all times Open & flexible schedule required to meet the needs of the business Qualifications Minimum 4 years of culinary background or 2-3 years as a Sous Chef experience in a restaurant with a similar style of dining, capacity, and volume. Catering experience is a strongly desired Strong managerial experience with the ability to manage and motivate staff is required Certificate or degree in Culinary Arts preferred. Knowledge of the venue's specialty cuisine highly preferred. Servsafe, Food Safety Handler, and Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) certification required. Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays in addition to normal business hours, as needed. Has experience working with and an understanding of P&L's and budgeting techniques. Have a passion for culinary excellence; open and willing to learn new techniques. Able to speak clearly and listen attentively to supervisors, employees and customers; able to give direction as necessary. Impeccable service standards, clean work habits with a great attention to detail. Ability to navigate and utilize Microsoft Office Suite programs (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), appropriate point of sale (POS) systems, and any other required operating machines (i.e. online or digital reservation systems) Please note that due to Look Policy guidelines, this position does not allow for facial hair. Equal Employment Opportunity Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer. Who We Are Take your career beyond the ordinary-to the extraordinary, with Patina Restaurant Group and Delaware North.