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Chef de Cuisine

Company: Traditions Hospitality Group
Location: Thackerville
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

As a Chef de Cuisine, you will be responsible for overseeing all culinary operations, ensuring the highest standards of food quality, presentation, and taste. You will lead a team of talented chefs and kitchen staff, inspiring creativity, maintaining consistency, and fostering a collaborative environment. This role requires a passion for culinary excellence, exceptional leadership skills, and a commitment to delivering memorable dining experiences.Key Responsibilities:Develop and execute innovative and seasonal menus that showcase fresh, locally sourced ingredients.Supervise and train kitchen staff, including chefs, cooks, and assistants, ensuring adherence to recipes, portion sizes, and quality standards.Manage inventory, purchasing, and cost control measures to optimize profitability while maintaining high-quality standards.Ensure compliance with food safety and sanitation regulations, maintaining a clean and organized kitchen environment.Collaborate with management to develop and implement strategic initiatives to enhance culinary offerings and guest satisfaction.Foster a positive and inclusive work culture, promoting teamwork, communication, and professional development among kitchen staff.Ensuring that all food meets the highest quality standards and is served on time.Planning the menu and designing the plating presentation for each dish.Coordinating kitchen staff and assisting them as required.Hiring and training staff to prepare and cook all the menu items.Stocktaking ingredients and equipment, and placing orders as needed.Enforcing best practices for safety and sanitation in the kitchen.Creating new recipes to regularly update the menu.Keeping track of new trends in the industry.Incorporating feedback from restaurant staff and patrons to make improvements or resolve issues.Proven experience as a Chef de Cuisine or Executive Chef in a high-volume, upscale dining establishment.Culinary degree or equivalent certification from a recognized culinary institute.Extensive knowledge of culinary techniques, ingredients, and flavor profiles, with a focus on contemporary and innovative cuisine.Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse team.Excellent organizational and communication skills, with the ability to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced environment.A passion for food and a dedication to delivering exceptional dining experiences.Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.Qualification from a culinary school.5+ years of experience in a similar position.In-depth knowledge of food principles and best practices.Passion for creating incredible food that delights and attracts customers.Excellent communication skills and leadership qualities.Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment.Creative, innovative thinking.Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health, and safety.Experience managing inventories and stocktaking.Available to work on-call, shifts, after hours, over weekends, and on holidays.VINO123by Jobble

Keywords: Traditions Hospitality Group, Denton , Chef de Cuisine, Hospitality & Tourism , Thackerville, Texas

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