Applicants to this position must reside within a 90 mile radius of the property.
Are you a self-motivated, service-oriented professional with a true passion for the hospitality industry? Are you looking to join an innovative, stable company that offers a creative and entrepreneurial work environment with opportunities for career growth and advancement? If this describes you, apply now! Bring your determination, creativity and management skills and join a nationally growing food and beverage management company looking to hire the best!
CULINAIRE provides restaurant management and catering services to a diverse collection of upscale accounts including performing art centers, hotels, and catering venues. We add value to our clients? enterprises by maintaining a distinctively high level of quality in our cuisine and service. We are currently seeking a professional and talented Chef de Cuisine for Cafe 43 at the new George W. Bush Presidential Center opening May 1. This 120 seat restaurant will be an American, New American, Seasonal Farm to Table style concept serving lunch only seven days a week . Will also be open for private dining events in the evenings.
As Chef de Cuisine you will be responsible for:
-Coordinating, supervising, and participating in activities of the culinary team and other kitchen personnel -Food purchasing -Establishing and managing food and labor cost controls to insure a profitable operation -Ensuring quality and consistency are at the highest level while maximizing the operation's personnel and resources -Instilling strong safety and sanitation habits in all associates
What We're Looking For:
-Creative and innovative culinary skills -Thorough knowledge of food handling and preparation techniques -Strong inventory and cost controls -Past experience developing production sheets and schedules, job duties, and timelines -Proven leadership skills to achieve goals while maintaining a high expectation of standards in regards to quality and presentation -Proven ability to build/sustain a team spirit and high morale -Ability to consistently produce profit expectations -Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook -2 or 4 year formal culinary degree from an accredited Culinary School -Minimum of 3 years experience in a culinary management position within an upscale restaurant
We offer a competitive salary as well as medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K with company match, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays and vacation. In addition, we offer our associates an entrepreneurial atmosphere with continued growth and leadership opportunities. Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.