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.
Cuba Libre is looking for a talented Executive Sous Chef for our location in Washington DC. Great opportunity to get on board with an expanding concept. Getting in now could mean potential opportunities in future city development, including Chicago, Vegas, Boston, Atlanta and more.
Experienced in kitchen management, staff development and high quality production & supervision is required.
The ideal candidate will be energetic and passionate. Previous experience in upscale/high volume fine dining is required.
Also, applicant must have hands on management style with strong communication and organizational skills and the ability to effectively manage and motivate a diverse staff. Candidate should have at least one to two years of Executive Chef experience and Culinary School graduate or equivalent experience.
Reports to the Concept Chef Partner, Guillermo Pernot, and the Executive Chef.
Will assist in culinary management responsibilities for all day to day food operations to include food production, recipe compliance, ordering/receiving, accounting, budgeting, facilities, and personnel. The Executive Sous will assist in the following:
1. Kitchen policies and procedures 2. Staffing requirements for all meal periods 3. Payroll guidelines 4. Training schedules and training of all sous chefs and key and hourly kitchen employees 5. Development of external menus for off premise events 6. Sanitation both inside and outside of the property 7. Adhering to food cost and recipe guidelines
Must be an a good leader and manager. One who is firm, but fair and one whose work ethic and passion for the business is contagious throughout the organization One who has a passion for detail, as well as desire to advance. A team player and an excellent communicator.
Libre Management is a diversified hospitality group located in Philadelphia, operating three different divisions: Restaurant, Nightlife, and Catering. Together they provide numerous opportunities in both front and back of house at all different levels. Cuba Libre Restaurant and Rum Bar is the growth vehicle for the restaurant division. It is an exciting, high energy dining experience. It is a high volume environment. Max & Me Catering is the growth vehicle of the catering division. It has exclusive catering agreements with many museums in the Philadelphia market place.
Restaurant - Upscale Casual
Commensurate with Experience
Culinary Arts Degree Preferred
Maryland; Virginia; Midatlantic, USA; District of Columbia