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Chef de Cuisine (Milwaukee)

compensation: Highly Competitive
employment type: full-time
job title: Chef de Cuisine
We are seeking an experienced and motivated chef to be part of our team! If you are a talented and experienced sous chef looking to take the next step in your career, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. The successful candidate will have a passion for creating great food, a commitment to quality, and a drive to succeed. This position offers a competitive salary, quarterly bonus potential and a comprehensive Health/401k/PTO benefits package.

Chef de Cuisine Job Duties:
* Oversee all kitchen operations, ensuring that food is prepared to a high standard and in a timely manner
* Direct supervision of the kitchen employees on a daily basis, ensuring policies and processes are being followed and inspecting operational flow on a continuous basis.
* Responsible for the efficient and effective running of the kitchen ensuring that operating costs are minimized.
* Responsible for on-boarding and continuous training of kitchen employees.
* Ensure all kitchen equipment is properly maintained and in good working order
* Responsible for food quality and consistency of menu items, ensuring a positive guest experience
* Collaborate with the front of house team to ensure a seamless guest experience
* Create and maintain inventory and ordering systems to minimize waste and reduce costs
* Develop and maintain positive relationships with food suppliers
* Lead and motivate kitchen staff to maintain high levels of performance and productivity
* Continuously seek ways to improve kitchen operations, including cost control measures
* Create schedules for kitchen employees, adjusting as necessary to meet business needs and financial targets
* Ensure compliance with department of health standards, maintaining superior cleanliness and sanitation in all kitchen areas.
* Act as a liaison between the kitchen and front of house teams, ensuring effective communication and cooperation
* Provide training and support to Front of House employees, to include menu knowledge and how to meet dietary needs.

Qualifications:
* Proven experience, minimum 2 years, as a Kitchen Manager or similar role in a full-service restaurant
* Knowledge of food safety regulations and standards; Serve Safe certified food manager preferred.
* Candidate must have proven culinary skills and must be able to lead, develop, and motivate staff.
* Ability to multi-task and work in fast paced environment while effectively delegating tasks.
* Experience managing schedules is required.
* Must have understanding of food cost and be capable of conducting and assessing restaurant inventory.
* Must be proficient with computers, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays.
* Must be able to lift / carry items up to 40 lbs. and push / pull items up to 75 lbs.
* Must be able to walk/stand for extended periods of time, with frequent bending, twisting, squatting and reaching overhead.
* Must be able to utilize culinary tools (knives, commercial equipment, etc) and taste/smell.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7746981190

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