Executive Chef

Duck Duck Goose
Baltimore, MD
Nov 23, 2022
Nov 28, 2022
Full Time
Hospitality is what sets us apart.Growing, fast paced, fine dining French restaurant seeking experienced Culinary Director to join our expanding team.A culinary director is responsible for the overarching targets and goals of restaurants or other food operations. As a culinary director, your duties are to establish a menu, hire chefs and other staff, plan budgets, and determine what to charge for menu items.The Exectuive Chef will be responsbile for various properties/restaurants.*Responsibilities: *:* Serve as the primary culinary subject matter expert within company and communicates and educates the latest trends for business and industry development of a long-term menu strategy that balances consumer expectations with financial goals/budgets* Maintaining strategic accountability for overall menu/product offerings including pars rationalization, core recipe standards, portion standards, inventory management, prep standards, and waste/cost control* Facilitation of recipe development process and costing* Creates and manages documentation of recipes written in a clear, concise manner and easily understood by a wide variety of audiences* Oversee on-going recipe development, costing, testing, ingredient selection, and maintenance of order guides* Ensure execution of product tastings protocols to include; internal presentations, private events, outside tastings* Establish effective food management processes and reporting* Establishes food cost system ensuring the system is kept current* Develop proper prep procedures keeping prep sheets in sync with operational needs.* Develop waste tracking/management systems* Partner with Finance and Operations to manage food and labor outliers* Ensure the highest level of culinary standards are maintained* Develop communication processes within the culinary field team to ensure alignment with company strategies* Develop culinary leaders, support succession planning and development, and build tem strength* Support business development process working closely with the CEO and other Directors of business development as assigned.* Responsible for helping a company to achieve financial goals and objectives and increase operating performance.* Prepares budgets, creates business plans, and solves internal issues as they arise.*Qualifications: ** BachelorA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s degree from an accredited college/university with major course work in Culinary Arts, Food Service Operations, or related field required* Minimum of 5-7 years experience, preferably within the fine dining arena.* Experience designing, developing and maintaining standardized recipes for various applications* Experience managing, developing and training direct reports* Proven track record leading large transformational projects* Ability to identify, design and implement operating system support resources and performance analytics to drive the improved performance of the business* Highly developed verbal and written communications skills* Ability to travel as required* Ability to independently manage oneself and effectively influence others without formal authority* Willingness to work the hours necessary/permitted by CEO to meet sales goals (includes nights, weekends and select holidays, in addition to traditional business hours)* Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented with ability to handle multiple assignmentsJob Type: Full-timePay: $90,000.00 - $105,000.00 per yearBenefits:* Food provided* Paid time offExperience level:* 4 yearsPay rate:* Yearly payShift:* 12 hour shift* Day shift* Evening shiftWeekly day range:* Monday to Friday* Weekend availabilityWork setting:* Fine dining restaurantAbility to commute/relocate:* Baltimore, MD 21231: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* Culinary experience: 5 years (Required)* Cooking: 5 years (Required)Work Location: One location