Executive Chef - Gratitude Concept
- $65K - $75K Annual Salary
- Full Time
- Health Insurance, Meal Plan / Free Food, Employee Discounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance
- Employer Very Likely to Respond
Love Serve Remember, parent company of Café Gratitude, Gracias Madre and Gratitude, is looking for outstanding Executive Chef to lead our Gratitude concept into its next stage of growth. We are seeking a leader who communicates directly with their staff, takes responsibility, is always leading by example and willing to do whatever it takes to maintain our high standards of quality food and customer service.
- Responsible to execute food production to the standards of the Corporate Chef
- Understanding of seasonality, thoughtful execution of menu and creation of new dishes and rotating specials.
- Strong understanding and appreciation of organic ingredients and sustainable farming practices.
- Responsible for following all purchasing procedures and standards.
- Cultivate positive relationships with current vendors and create strong partnerships with new vendors
- Responsible to execute food production at the targeted food cost.
- Conduct weekly inventories
- Responsible for cleanliness of kitchen to the health department standards
- Train and develop all kitchen staff
- Oversee Prep Manager and crew
- Manage kitchen staff with integrity, thoughtfulness and transparency
- Responsible for maintaining the labor model for each location including maintaining a proper staffing level and enforcing scheduling procedures.
- Responsible for maintaining all equipment
- Responsible for the safety and well-being of the kitchen staff and reporting and documenting any accidents immediately
- Responsible for management of the night prep crew
- Maintaining an "A" grade with the health department inspections
- Work closely with the General Manager to maintain high level of integrity in kitchen operations
- Meet with President and COO bi-monthly to review financial reports and make adjustments accordingly
- Be present at quarterly HR meetings, weekly Manager meetings and monthly financial meetings
- Training the service staff about daily specials
- Must be fluent in English
- Spanish fluency a big plus
- Must be mobile and be able to travel between locations
Love Serve Remember is the parent company of Cafe Gratitude, Gracias Madre and Gratitude. Ours are a collection of 100% organic plant-based restaurants specializing in gourmet cuisines. We strive to create a menu and environment that supports health and sustainability for both our community and the planet. We practice business through a term we call “Sacred Commerce”, where we provide inspired service, honest and transparent communication, and express gratitude for the richness of our lives. Check out our menu and come dine with us. Come to our workshops & classes and learn with us. Visit our online store and support us.
Our mission is to celebrate and serve the presence of the mother which resides above us, within our hearts, within the earth, and in all those who nurture us. We serve cuisine inspired by the kitchens of Mexico sourced from locally grown organic ingredients. Welcome to a seat at love’s table. Un lugar en la mesa del amor.