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Executive Chef (Head Chef) Upscale - Mediterranean

Gecko Hospitality
Washington, District of Columbia, 20001, United States
$65,000 - $75,000
December 14, 2017

Executive Chef - European/Mediterranean themed concept (High volume)

Responsibilities: The executive chef will train and manage kitchen personnel and supervise/coordinate all related culinary activities; estimate food consumption and requisition or purchase food; select and develop recipes; standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality; establish presentation technique and quality standards; planMediterranean and price menus; ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance; and ensure proper safety and sanitation in kitchen. The executive chef may cook selected items or for select occasions. The executive chef may oversee special catering events and may also offer culinary instruction and/or demonstrate culinary techniques. The executive chef directly supervises kitchen personnel with responsibility for hiring, discipline, performance reviews and initiating pay increases.

Special qualifications: The ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer services is essential to success in this role.

Experience: Previous experience with control food and labor cost, demonstration cooking, menu development, and pricing and development of culinary team preferred.

High volume full service, heavy scratch and Spanish cuisine a must.

European training is a huge plus!

Education: The ideal candidates will possess a bachelor's degree or related culinary degree with five or more years of industry and culinary management experience.

Core competencies: Leadership, Management, Planning

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