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Executive Chef

Company: Confidential
Location: La Quinta
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

We are a high volume, upscale restaurant with a focus on inspired, elevated menu items created from fresh and local ingredients. Our ideal Executive Chef candidate will be a highly skilled cook and expo, motivated to create a kitchen culture of excellence, consistency and growth. You must be a great mentor who leads by example while focusing on creativity and high standards. You must have a patient personality and create opportunities for your team in a collaborative atmosphere. You must have a proven track record of excelling in the financial end of the business with menu costing, maintaining food and labor costs, and looking for opportunities to increase profitability. Must be collaborative, flexible, outgoing, patient, poised and professional. - Be an excellent line cook and Expo - Maintain Food and Labor Costs - Develop unique and cuisine-appropriate menus - Collaborate with ownership to set item prices - Stay current on developing trends in the restaurant industry - Maintain the kitchen and surrounding areas in conditions that meet the company standards and health code regulations - Monitor inventory and purchasing of supplies and food from approved vendors - Hire, train and supervise kitchen staff - Assist and direct kitchen staff in preparation, creation, plating and delivery of menu. - Identify and introduce new culinary techniques - mentor and train kitchen teamJob Type: Full-timePay: $80,000.00 - $100,000.00 per yearBenefits:* Dental insurance* Employee discount* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insurancePhysical setting:* Fine dining restaurantSchedule:* Holidays* Weekend availabilitySupplemental pay types:* Bonus payAbility to commute/relocate:* La Quinta, CA 92253: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* Culinary experience: 5 years (Preferred)* Cooking: 5 years (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Confidential, La Quinta , Executive Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , La Quinta, California

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