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Executive Chef $80,000 - Orlando, FL 25283 https://a1.snaphire.com/job?jobmc=25283GOOGLE https://a1.snaphire.com/job?jobmc=25283GOOGLE
Careers at Puff 'n Stuff Orlando Puff 'n Stuff Orlando
Salary:

Location: Orlando, FL USA

Type of employment : FULL_TIME

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

Date Posted: 22 Nov 2019

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Primary Objectives: Puff 'n Stuff Catering seeks an Executive Chef to focus on our Central Florida operation. 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 manager, the EC will ensure perfection from inception through execution while exhibiting exemplary leadership, partnership, creativity and passion. The ideal candidate is a truly dynamic leader with a strong desire to elevate the catering industry as a whole.

Key Responsibilities:

•    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 for prep to finish responsibilities within Caterease

•    Manage food and 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

•     Ensure compliance with all local, state and federal laws, regulations and guidelines

  • Assist with disaster relief catering efforts before, during and after a natural disaster
  • Maintain relationship with Executive Chef in our Tampa operation
  • 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 in Caterease
  • 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
  • Keep current with culinary and seasonal trends, service and presentation styles
  • Work with Sales & Marketing Teams to identify new menu development opportunities
  • Work with Marketing on photo and video shoots (pre-pro, styling, execution)
  • Exhibit a neat and clean appearance consistent with a professional image at all times

Required Qualifications

•     Bachelor's degree in Culinary Arts or a related certification

  • Must have a remarkable understanding of both food and high-volume events.
  • Must be able to put signature touches on food offerings, and make them truly unique.
  • 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 Windows 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 day, peak season 40+ Central Florida events

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working with ChefTec & CorTec

• Knowledge of wedding, catering, special events, and hospitality industries Caterease software experience

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

Executive Chef $80,000 - Orlando, FL

Primary Objectives: Puff 'n Stuff Catering seeks an Executive Chef to focus on our Central Florida operation. 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 manager, the EC will ensure perfection from inception through execution while exhibiting exemplary leadership, partnership, creativity and passion. The ideal candidate is a truly dynamic leader with a strong desire to elevate the catering industry as a whole.

Key Responsibilities:

•    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 for prep to finish responsibilities within Caterease

•    Manage food and 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

•     Ensure compliance with all local, state and federal laws, regulations and guidelines

  • Assist with disaster relief catering efforts before, during and after a natural disaster
  • Maintain relationship with Executive Chef in our Tampa operation
  • 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 in Caterease
  • 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
  • Keep current with culinary and seasonal trends, service and presentation styles
  • Work with Sales & Marketing Teams to identify new menu development opportunities
  • Work with Marketing on photo and video shoots (pre-pro, styling, execution)
  • Exhibit a neat and clean appearance consistent with a professional image at all times

Required Qualifications

•     Bachelor's degree in Culinary Arts or a related certification

  • Must have a remarkable understanding of both food and high-volume events.
  • Must be able to put signature touches on food offerings, and make them truly unique.
  • 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 Windows 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 day, peak season 40+ Central Florida events

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working with ChefTec & CorTec

• Knowledge of wedding, catering, special events, and hospitality industries Caterease software experience

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

Job Details

Reference # 25283
Posted on 22 Nov 2019
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Location(s) Orlando, FL
Department Food & Beverage
Career level Executive
Hours/Status Full-time (Salaried)
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