Executive Chef - Cadillac Grille - Wells Fargo Center
ARAMARK Sports & Entertainment
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.
The Cadillac Grille in the arena includes a high end restaurant, private clubs parties, VIP events and catering As an Executive Chef you will be responsible for the management of all culinary staff training and development. This will include the oversight of lead kitchen personnel, ensuring proper supervision and coordination of all food preparation, cooking, and other related culinary activities.
The Executive Chef will be responsible for establishing guidelines for food consumption and requisition or purchase food as needed based on these guidelines.
You will develop menus to reflect seasonality, locally sourced food product, fresh to order food production initiatives, recipe development and standardization, establish a presentation program and quality standards, plan and price menus, ensures proper equipment is operational and ensure proper safety (HACCP) and sanitation in kitchen.
The Executive Chef directly supervises kitchen personnel with responsibility for hiring, discipline, performance reviews and initiating pay increases. This position reports to the General Manager.
Essential Functions include:
P/L oversight Food cost Labor costs Maintain staffing guides Managing staff schedules, production follow Union Contracts when applicable. Quality standards as determined by Aramark standards Presentation standards as determined by Aramark standards Goal and objective development with General Manger as dictated by S & E CMP Regional Innovative Menu development, and implementation Organic or locally sourced sustainable product implementation Computer literate Involvement with local Marketing program including Fundraisers, cooking demonstrations, local media, print media Business Development Assist in development and implementation of new programs Implement Marketing and New menu promotions locally Consult with GM/F&B to determine regional menu mix and requisite skill set requirements for their accounts. Optimize food cost, labor cost, top line growth, NVD program. Work with component risk manager to implement kitchen product safety parameters, such as HACCP, and product risk assessment procedures. Resource Development
Assume responsibility for implementation of culinary skills training programs Responsibility for the development and execution of targeted culinary programs as determined by REC
Responsible for execution of component recognition and reward programs Provide regular assessment of Sous Chefs and hourly staff to HR Director, FB Director of high performing candidates for advancement.
Ideal candidates will possess the following qualifications/qualities: AOS/BS in Culinary Arts or equivalent experience Minimum 10 of industry & culinary management experience. Experience, leadership ability, and possess the ability to grown and developed beyond the Executive Chef role.
Ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer service
Understanding previous experience with HACCP Ability to control cost - food & labor Understanding, support and development of sustainable cuisine Experience in demonstration cooking Menu writing and development ability Computer literacy including word processing and presentation software People management and culinary leadership experience Personnel development and training.
Organizational skills and ability to introduce or implement and execute S & E culinary program and brand development. P&L accountability and/or contract-managed service experience is desirable. Working in a Union house environment.
ARAMARK is a leader in professional services, providing award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, and businesses around the world. The company is recognized as the industry leader in FORTUNE magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies," and as one of America's Largest Private Companies by both FORTUNE and Forbes magazines. ARAMARK seeks to responsibly address issues that matter to its clients, customers, employees and communities by focusing on employee advocacy, environmental stewardship, health and wellness, and community involvement. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 255,000 employees serving clients in 22 countries. Learn more at www.twitter.com/aramarknews.
ARAMARK Sports And Entertainment: The Sports and Entertainment division within ARAMARK Corporation serves more than 200 premier stadiums, arenas, convention centers and concert venues. Since 1975 we've created culinary memories throughout the United States. The secret to our success is that we start with great food and a well managed facility. We understand that ensuring a memorable experience for our customers goes far beyond the food we serve.