Restaurant Executive Chef – Fine Dining – L120
at Grow Forward Solutions – P&A

Date Posted: 10/8/2020

Job Description

Our Hospitality Client is an energetic and growing company that operates multiple brands of quick service restaurants in the southeastern United States. Each and every day, they work hard to delight their guests with delicious, quality food and friendly service that inspires them to return again and again. Our Client's mission is to build a growing and profitable organization that invests in their employees and communities by focusing or superior quality and friendly service with each and every order.

Why people LOVE working for this company!

  • Significant Growth Company! Always looking for new acquisition opportunities
  • Focused on growing people
  • Great benefits – 100% 401k match up to 6%
  • Multiple brands – career destination
  • Significant emphasis on work life balance (planned schedules and days off as a goal)
  • Very positive, mentoring group and company culture
  • Forward thinking CLEAN EATING restaurant brand
  • Potential for travel

Position Overview & Responsibilities

  •   Oversee kitchen, kitchen prep, procedures, portioning, and execution
  •      Ensure food quality by adhering to brand standards at all times
  •      Ensure accuracy of all recipes and kitchen training tools
  •      Oversee food inventory on a weekly basis and adhere to food cost budgets
  •      Ensure accuracy of all food specs and standards
  •      Recruit and interview new kitchen staff
  •      Scheduling for the entire team
  •      Oversee training for the entire kitchen team
  •      Oversee training for Sous Chefs and cultivate new talent
  •      Maintain fast and accurate service while ensuring products are consistent with brand standards
  •      Comply with local DOH health and safety codes, and ensure company safety and security policies
  •      Must maintain an “A” health inspection rating at all times
  •      Understand and maintain culinary aspects of profit and loss statement
  •      Manage labor costs by achieving budget hours and budget labor targets
  •      Conduct monthly devoted developments with the entire kitchen team
  •      Maintain a safe and clean environment for your team at all times
  •      Work closely with Director of Operations, Chefs, and FOH managers to achieve store level goals, open lines of communication, and a positive work environment
  •      Oversee research and development process for new menu items with collaboration from our brand Culinary Creative Director.
  •      Maintain and update Standard procedures for Purchasing, Inventory, Prep, Receiving, and Cleaning / Equipment maintenance processes


    • Health, vision, dental, life after 60 days
    • 401k with match
    • Training (occasional travel to NY or other city for training)
    • Mentoring environment

Position Requirements

  • Ideal candidate will have some culinary training - Certificate, Associates or Bachelors from an accredited culinary school;
  • Must be organized and efficient in a kitchen
  • Must have lead a team of fifteen or more in BOH
  • Volume requirement $4 MM or more in scratch kitchen
  • Some creative license, but there is a full recipe book - but be part of the seasonal changes and revamping menu occasionally
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