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ARAKA Restaurant, located next to the Ritz Carlton in the heart of the Business District in Clayton, Missouri, is now hiring a talented and motivated EXECUTIVE CHEF. ARAKA has been open for 2 1/2 years and is the anchor of a retail complex beneath a 64 unit luxury condominium building and is considered one of the top restaurants in the City. We specialize in Southern European inspired cuisine which has influence from Italy, Spain, France, and Greece.
Restaurant Description: - www.ARAKA.com -open for lunch Mon-Fri and Dinner 7 days/week -Located in Clayton, Missouri. has more business headquarters than downtown STL, which is 15 minutes East. -Large venue with seating capacity of 160 in two dining areas and the bar, 80 on the patio, and 4 private rooms that seat up to 90 -Very wine friendly -host wine dinners throughout the year -Open for specialty brunches(Easter/Mothers Day)
Executive Chef Qualifications -At least 5 years experience as an Exec Chef or related experience -This is a HANDS ON position so we are looking for someone that likes to throwdown in the kitchen -Experience with high volume -Efficient at keeping food and labor costs within budget -Posesses solid leadership characteristics and an even tempermant
ARAKA Restaurant is located next to the Ritz Carlton in the heart of the Business District in Clayton, Missouri. The restaurant is the anchor of a retail complex beneath a 64 room high-end Condo building and is considered one of the top Restaurants in the City. We specialize in Southern European inspired cuisine which has influence from Italy, Spain, France, and Greece. The menu consists of a wide selection of small plates, flatbreads, house made pastas, and entrees.
Schefer Design Group out of New York has helped to design a stunning interior for the restaurant. Natural elements like stone and walnut all contribute to a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere while maintaining a edgy modern European feel. The restaurant is divided into six distinct areas which create different dining experiences: A 100 seat Patio, Bar area, Cafe, Main Dining Area, Private Dining on the street level and on the Mezzanine level overlooking the fountain at the center of a roundabout in front of ARAKA and the Ritz Carlton.
Our hours: Lunch: 11:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday
Dinner: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Sunday 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm Monday and Tuesday 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm Wednesday and Thursday 5:00 pm to 10:30 pm Friday and Saturday