Chef de Cuisine (LifeWorks) - San Jose, CA','80979','!*!
About LifeWorks Restaurant Group: Founded in 2008, LifeWorks Restaurant Group creates customized restaurants in office buildings that are unique to each client organization we serve. Our goal is to Inspire Life at Work and our chefs are dedicated to the creation of menus that use local ingredients to prepare sustainable, authentic dishes from scratch each day. From the beginning of each client relationship, the team at LifeWorks Restaurant Group establishes a transparency with its partners, from space design and delivery to the marketing of the final, branded product. For more information, please visit: ****
The LifeWorks Restaurant Group, a premium division of **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***., creates exceptional restaurants for clients who seek industry-leading workplace outcomes. The LifeWorks Restaurant Group, is the premium restaurant company with the most inspirational service culture which inspires life at work. Serving clients across the U.S., we are an employer of choice for culinary and restaurant professionals who want to be part of a team who believes in inspiring others with amazing food, inspirational service, crafting exceptional guest experiences and building a better future for us all with sustainable business practices and a culture of empowered employees.
Due to extraordinary growth and demand for our services, we're expanding operations and are seeking restaurant operations professionals with a proven background of high quality product and service experience, and a natural inclination towards creating exceptional outcomes. We hire exceptional people, give them the tools to thrive and create a working culture that improves lives.
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As the Chef de Cuisine, you will be the lead culinary person who is responsible for overseeing all of the culinary operations for this corporate dining account. You will be responsible for menu development and client interaction for the entire account. High-end culinary experience and capabilities is a must! Your duties will include, but not be limited to:
Train and manage kitchen personnel and supervise/coordinate all related culinary activities;
Estimate food consumption and requisition or purchase food;
Select and develop recipes as well as standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality;
Establish presentation technique and quality standards, and plan and price menus;
Ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance and ensures proper safety and sanitation in kitchen;
Oversee special catering events and may also offer culinary instruction and/or demonstrates culinary techniques.
Ideal candidates will possess a culinary degree with 10 years of culinary experience including a minimum of 5 years of culinary management experience. The ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer services is essential to success in this role. Previous experience with control food & labor cost, demonstration cooking, menu development and pricing and development of culinary team preferred. HACCP knowledge is a must. Prior experience with financial analysis as well as operational, sanitation, and administrative/computer knowledge is needed. P&L accountability and/or contract-managed service experience is desirable.','Culinary','US-CA-San Jose','','Business Dining','Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)','No','Chef de Cuisine (LifeWorks) - San Jose, CA