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Executive Chef $80,000 - Orlando, FL 24251 https://a1.snaphire.com/job?jobmc=24251GOOGLE https://a1.snaphire.com/job?jobmc=24251GOOGLE
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Salary:

Location: Orlando, FL 33619 USA

Type of employment : FULL_TIME

Industry: Hospitality
Department: Food & Beverage
Career Level: Executive
Work Hours: Full-time (Salaried)

Date Posted: 27 Sep 2019

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Puff 'n Stuff Catering & Events is in search of an Executive Chef to focus on our Central Florida region. In this role, the Executive Chef will develop, maintain and implement culinary standards to achieve the highest level of client satisfaction while maintaining profitability.

As a working leader, the EC will ensure excellence from inception through execution while exhibiting exemplary quality, dedication and creativity.

Executive Chef Key Responsibilities

Leadership
• Foster an integrated culinary team to inspire high morale and motivation
• Communicate with culinary team on a regular, structured basis to ensure that both internal and road teams understand business direction, their role and contribution, and feel a valued part of the organization
• Train culinary team through documented recipes, clearly defined expectations of each menu item (photography and written description), and clearly defined roles
• Manage labor costs to defined budgets and to each job (prep to finish shift, on-site and road teams)
• Implement training procedures to enhance performance of team, and prepare for future promotion opportunities
• Provide timely feedback and coaching with team and peers when necessary
• Conduct and document performance reviews annually for all culinary team members (or more if necessary)
• Partner with internal departments, other regional operations, and new business initiatives for maximum efficiency
• Ensure compliance with all local, state and federal laws, regulations and guidelines

Culinary Operations
• Ensure the production of high quality foods on a consistent basis
• Responsible for financial results of culinary operations within Central Florida region
• Provide input to continuously document and ensure consistency of all culinary products
• Ensure culinary operation core standards including recipes, and production procedures are being followed consistently both in-house and on-site and from market to market (preparation, transit, finish, and presentation)
• Responsible for Central Florida region inventory management and procurement based on sales forecasts (culinary, equipment, and service ware)
• Monitor all food preparation areas for waste, over production, and portion control of food to institute cost-savings and quality improvement initiatives
• Ensure the culinary team follows Professional & Ethical Food Safety Code Standards
• Partner with Sanitation Team to supervise weekly "deep cleaning" and maintenance of equipment and arrange for repairs and other services
• Maintain and inspect food receiving, preparation, production and storage areasto ensure regulations (including GMP) are adhered to
• Ensure all food safety standards are followed from in-house production to client delivery
• Use sales forecast and budget to schedule labor and manage productivity for Central Florida region

Culinary Innovation
• Keep current with culinary and seasonal trends, service and presentation styles
• Work with Sales & Marketing Teams to identify new menu development opportunities, create pricing models, document recipes, photograph final product, and define client facing and internal menu description

Brand Ambassador
• Proactively establish and maintain effective referral relationships with industry partners and vendors
• Partner with major events and fundraisers to enhance Company exposure and image
• Represent the company at various tradeshows, events and seminars
• Work with Marketing on photo and video shoots (pre-pro, styling, execution)
• Define unique opportunities to enhance our brand and promote our products
• Exhibit a neat and clean appearance consistent with a professional image atall times

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Culinary Arts or a related certification
• Minimum 7-10 years of culinary management experience, preferably in high volume, multi-location resort, restaurant or food service facility
• Proven experience leading a team within HACCP requirements
• Proven budget and labor management skills
• Proven excellent written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal communication skills
• Enthusiasm about hospitality industry and culinary innovation
• Proficiency working within Window or Mac Operating System, especially Excel
• Ability and willingness to travel within the Central Florida region and work nights and weekends - we average 20+ Central Florida events per week, peak season 40+ Central Florida events

Preferred Qualifications
• Proven experience following GMP
• Experience working with ChefTec & CorTec
• Strong public speaking skills and comfort level
• Knowledge of wedding, catering, special events, and hospitality industries

Compensation& Benefits

  • Competitive compensation available, commensurate with experience and leadership abilities
    • Robust benefits available including health and dental coverage, 401(k),flexible spending account, and paid vacation

To experience Puff 'n Stuff Catering, please watch the videos below:

About Puff 'n Stuff Catering & Events

VIP Grand Opening - The Container Store

Executive Chef $80,000 - Orlando, FL

Puff 'n Stuff Catering & Events is in search of an Executive Chef to focus on our Central Florida region. In this role, the Executive Chef will develop, maintain and implement culinary standards to achieve the highest level of client satisfaction while maintaining profitability.

As a working leader, the EC will ensure excellence from inception through execution while exhibiting exemplary quality, dedication and creativity.

Executive Chef Key Responsibilities

Leadership
• Foster an integrated culinary team to inspire high morale and motivation
• Communicate with culinary team on a regular, structured basis to ensure that both internal and road teams understand business direction, their role and contribution, and feel a valued part of the organization
• Train culinary team through documented recipes, clearly defined expectations of each menu item (photography and written description), and clearly defined roles
• Manage labor costs to defined budgets and to each job (prep to finish shift, on-site and road teams)
• Implement training procedures to enhance performance of team, and prepare for future promotion opportunities
• Provide timely feedback and coaching with team and peers when necessary
• Conduct and document performance reviews annually for all culinary team members (or more if necessary)
• Partner with internal departments, other regional operations, and new business initiatives for maximum efficiency
• Ensure compliance with all local, state and federal laws, regulations and guidelines

Culinary Operations
• Ensure the production of high quality foods on a consistent basis
• Responsible for financial results of culinary operations within Central Florida region
• Provide input to continuously document and ensure consistency of all culinary products
• Ensure culinary operation core standards including recipes, and production procedures are being followed consistently both in-house and on-site and from market to market (preparation, transit, finish, and presentation)
• Responsible for Central Florida region inventory management and procurement based on sales forecasts (culinary, equipment, and service ware)
• Monitor all food preparation areas for waste, over production, and portion control of food to institute cost-savings and quality improvement initiatives
• Ensure the culinary team follows Professional & Ethical Food Safety Code Standards
• Partner with Sanitation Team to supervise weekly "deep cleaning" and maintenance of equipment and arrange for repairs and other services
• Maintain and inspect food receiving, preparation, production and storage areasto ensure regulations (including GMP) are adhered to
• Ensure all food safety standards are followed from in-house production to client delivery
• Use sales forecast and budget to schedule labor and manage productivity for Central Florida region

Culinary Innovation
• Keep current with culinary and seasonal trends, service and presentation styles
• Work with Sales & Marketing Teams to identify new menu development opportunities, create pricing models, document recipes, photograph final product, and define client facing and internal menu description

Brand Ambassador
• Proactively establish and maintain effective referral relationships with industry partners and vendors
• Partner with major events and fundraisers to enhance Company exposure and image
• Represent the company at various tradeshows, events and seminars
• Work with Marketing on photo and video shoots (pre-pro, styling, execution)
• Define unique opportunities to enhance our brand and promote our products
• Exhibit a neat and clean appearance consistent with a professional image atall times

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Culinary Arts or a related certification
• Minimum 7-10 years of culinary management experience, preferably in high volume, multi-location resort, restaurant or food service facility
• Proven experience leading a team within HACCP requirements
• Proven budget and labor management skills
• Proven excellent written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal communication skills
• Enthusiasm about hospitality industry and culinary innovation
• Proficiency working within Window or Mac Operating System, especially Excel
• Ability and willingness to travel within the Central Florida region and work nights and weekends - we average 20+ Central Florida events per week, peak season 40+ Central Florida events

Preferred Qualifications
• Proven experience following GMP
• Experience working with ChefTec & CorTec
• Strong public speaking skills and comfort level
• Knowledge of wedding, catering, special events, and hospitality industries

Compensation& Benefits

  • Competitive compensation available, commensurate with experience and leadership abilities
    • Robust benefits available including health and dental coverage, 401(k),flexible spending account, and paid vacation

To experience Puff 'n Stuff Catering, please watch the videos below:

About Puff 'n Stuff Catering & Events

VIP Grand Opening - The Container Store

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Posted on 27 Sep 2019
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Location(s) Orlando, FL
Department Food & Beverage
Career level Executive
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