Head Chef

The Espiritu
  • Post Date: December 5, 2022
  • Apply Before: April 28, 2023
  • Applications 0
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Job Overview

The Espiritu is seeking an Experienced Head Chef to join their amazing Team.
If you have proven experience, are creative & passionate about cooking, have excellent communication
skills, can manage a team, is honest, hardworking, and motivated, and want a fantastic future, you
belong here at The Espiritu.

 

JOB OBJECTIVE:

The Head Chef coordinates the activity of kitchen staff and manages daily operations.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and train kitchen staff effectively to ensure a well-organized and motivated team
  • Always ensure consistency in the quality of the dishes
  • Ensuring docket times are within kitchen standard of 5 to 20 minutes
  • Manages inventory efficiently to ensure a neat and tidy storeroom with rotation of produce
  • Efficient and timely ordering of goods to ensure availability of produce and ingredients at all times
  • Manage cost controls of food and minimizing wastage within budget
  • Maintains correct portion sizes & recipes
  • Directing food preparation
  • Enforcing food safety standards as well as kitchen hygiene and grooming standards.
  • Supervising staff and delegating tasks efficiently
  • Scheduling staff shifts
  • Organise daily kitchen cleaning schedules as well as monthly deep cleaning.
  • Accurately cost & create all menus including breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert & snacks
  • Create and prepare daily/weekly specials
  • Experimenting and testing with new ingredients and cooking techniques
  • Implementing and enforcing kitchen SOPs to ensure a high standard of service delivery and safety
  • Organise & hold regular meetings with kitchen team as well as senior FOH team members
  • Hold weekly meetings with management as well as providing Monthly and Quarterly reports on overall kitchen operation and staffing matters.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Associate or Diploma Degree in Culinary Art
  • A strong passion for teaching and nurturing of team members in a patient manner.
  • Ability to foster a climate of cooperation and respect between co-workers
  • Good communication, management abilities and the ability to adapt to different cultures
  • Cooking expertise in western cuisine (Italian, Mexican, French, BBQ etc) and preferably Korean cuisine
  • Great understanding of food cost, calculation, and management
  • Great understanding of menu engineering, modification and applying to menu writing
  • Great improvisational skills in kitchen operation and lack of ingredient availability
  • Credentials in health and safety training
  • Competency with all Microsoft functions including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Driver License

 

Qualifications & Essential Skills Required:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a commercial kitchen in a senior role (Sous Chef or Head Chef)

 

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