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At the present time, STARR Restaurant Group has an immediate need for an Executive Chef at a prominent local restaurant Greater Philadelphia area. The Executive Chef will be responsible for implementing and following the culinary standards and overseeing the entire multi-unit culinary operation that includes a high-end restaurant and all on-premises catered events.
-Manage day-to-day Kitchen operations and Culinary team -Execution of Daily Food Service, Quality, Technique, Portion, Presentation and Food Cost Control -Support management with catering proposals, menu pricing and menu innovation -Track food costs while Managing Vendors to provide Standard CFC Cost-efficient Products -Estimate food consumption and requisition of food purchase -Standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality -Responsible for continued growth of overall catering: Cost, Quality, Presentation and Innovation -Assist Sales Director in Menu Planning and Costing for Special Event Catering -Ensure that appropriate Sanitation, Maintenance and Safety Standards are followed -Implement and maintain OPX Culinary Excellence Standards -Train and manage kitchen personnel and supervise all culinary activities
Desired Skills & Experience -Culinary focused Bachelor's degree -5 years of Culinary Operations Management experience working in well-known, high-end restaurants -The ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer services -Previous experience with food and labor cost controls, demonstration cooking, menu development and pricing -Strong organizational and time management skills -Dedication and determination with a focus on results orientation -Experience of Microsoft Office applications highly preferred