Creative Culinary Leader/Executive Chef

Employer
The Classic Catering People
Location
Owings Mills, MD
Posted
Dec 01, 2021
Closes
Dec 03, 2021
Ref
235018952
Industry
Restaurant
Hours
Full Time
We are dedicated to delivering a magical memorable experience for our clients and their guests. This is what lies at the center of The Classic Catering People's vision. Our Creative Culinary Leader/Executive Chef will be a visionary, innovative Chef that is an intricate part of our success. We are searching for someone who will use their culinary knowledge and talent to create innovative food combinations, ensuring that our guests experiences an exceptional dining experience. This position oversees and contributes to all Culinary functions of The Classic Catering People. The Culinary Leader/Executive Chef in conjunction with the COO oversees all financial aspects of the kitchen. We are searching for a person who develops and promotes a positive environment where growth and teamwork are core values. Creative Culinary Leader/Executive Chef responsibilities include: Partners with Owners, COO, Chefs and other kitchen staff in order to meet production schedules and deadlines. Promote culinary creativity using seasonal and uncommon items. Sourcing products that will provide an enhanced dining experience. Work with clients to develop unique and thoughtful menus to exceed their visionary expectations. Monitor sanitation practices to ensure employees are following food safety standards and regulations. Prepare and ensure the standards of the company and its client's are being met. Maintain knowledge of local and national food trends and how that can be utilized and transformed to create a unique culinary experience. Create and expand on dietary menus. Serve as the liaison between serving staff and guests in the instance of a food-related question. Utilize menu ideas keeping sustainability in mind. Assist with the packing up, labeling and inventorying the food for events and at the end of the event and communicating to the appropriate parties for follow up when it arrives to the event or returns to the Commissary for proper storage and disposal. Exhibit the willingness and ability to work both in back of the house and front of house environment. Work at the Commissary and at outside events as the culinary representative of the Company. Qualifications: Culinary degree from an accredited Culinary school. At least 8 years of experience in food preparation in a restaurant or dining facility environment, catering industry experience strongly preferred. Four of those years being in a supervisory role. Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced changing environment required. Resolve situations for the best outcome for the Company and client. Professional, thoughtful, calm, positive-focused demeanor, both with guests and co-workers. Must be results driven and accepting of working in an ever-changing environment with the ability to be flexible in order to meet those needs. Must be flexible and able to accommodate any works shifts, including early morning, day time, nights, weekends and holidays. Be flexible with respect to work schedule in order to accommodate changes made to hours of operation in order to accommodate the needs of the organization during the different seasons. Job Type: Full-time Benefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: Monday to Friday Weekend availability Work Location: One location Work Location: One location

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