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Head Chef

Hayden Cafè Culver City, CA
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
  • Employer Very Likely to Respond

We are an exciting new Aussie Restaurant opening in September! Located in the Culver City Platform, near a number of shops and the metro. We are looking to hire front and back of house positions!

Overview:

We are looking for a Head Chef who can execute and maintain the current menu, as well as create new items. Our Head Chef is responsible for managing the daily operations of our kitchen, by providing hands-on leadership and direction to team members and ensuring an excellent guest experience that exceeds expectations. Must have experience with ordering, receiving, cost control, labor management, expediting, and system development.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the culinary staff and ensuring that each staff member adheres to all safety, security and health regulations
  • Oversee the staff - maintain absolute cleanliness and provide exceptional face to face interactions with all clients
  • Plan and delegate food preparation and culinary activities, while always supervising the kitchen staff's activities 
  • Modify menus or create new dishes that meet quality standards, as well as, give prepared plates the final touch
  • Working knowledge of food cost and all kitchen equipment
  • Candidates should be able to communicate effectively, motivate and train staff and work well under pressure during demanding periods
  • Responsibilities include: overseeing prep, prep lists/templates, inventory, schedule, catering, ordering for kitchen, as well as, dry goods from multiple vendors, setting the line for service and overseeing flow. 

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience working in all-scratch kitchens and in notable chef-driven restaurants utilizing the best possible ingredients. Having worked in restaurants with strong systems is a plus. 
  • Pleasant, polite manner and a neat and clean appearance
  • Solid management experience with the ability to oversee, mentor and manage a large team
  • Leadership and development of current kitchen staff management as well as junior members to help with restaurant's growth
  • Must be able to handle the pressures of finding appropriate solutions to restaurant problems
  • Candidates should be able to communicate effectively, motivate and train staff and work well under pressure during demanding periods
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