This position requires candidates to have a US work permit. Please do not apply if you are not legally able to work in the United States.
Applicants to this position must reside within a 90 mile radius of the property.
Claude Lane is seeking a Chef de Cuisine for a new venture! From the same team behind Cafe Claude & Gitane Restaurant, we are located in downtown San Francisco, just a few blocks from Union Square. Your role will encompass management & production activities of a restaurant, a small on-site catering operation, and a gourmet take-home retail store. Reporting directly to the owner, this hands-on Chef de Cuisine position is a multi-dimensional role highlighting your creativity, technique, and passionate spirit. You must be a strong leader, have exceptional organizational skills, and a true drive to excel in both personal and team goals.
Responsibilities include: -Manage full restaurant kitchen personnel, including all related activities and duties -Develop and select menus for restaurant, retail, and catering prior to submitting for owner approval -Standardize production recipes, keep accurate records, and maintain staff consistency -Establish cuisine presentation technique and quality standards -Communicate with FOH management and staff to ensure guest satisfaction -Communicate with catering director and retail store manager -Periodic work with the press, appearing at public events, and representing the restaurant in other promotional situations -Acute understanding of purchasing, receiving, inventory control and stock rotation -Keep-up with culinary innovations & trends
Position Requirements / Desired Characteristics include: -Passion for cooking with advanced skills & techniques -Flexibility to be a great leader as well as team player -Ability to assemble, train, and inspire a team of qualified, hard-working individuals -Strong organizational skills, sense of priority, and ability to expedite under high pressure -Knowledge and practical implementation of safety & sanitation methods, as per California Health Code & Law -Appreciation for a diverse, multi-cultural environment, ability to speak in multiple languages is an asset -High energy, positive attitude, willingness to learn, grow, and want to succeed -Basic computer, accounting knowledge and skills -Excellent communication skills
A minimum of two years experience as Chef de Cuisine is required.
Claude Lane is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
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