Head Chef/Kitchen Manager

titusville, Florida, 32796

  • Posted at shiloh's
  • Posted in titusville, Florida, 32796
  • Posted on September 25, 2013
  • Jobtype fulltime

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Job Description

THE POSITION: Head Chef/Kitchen Manager

Seeking a high energy chef/manager to partner with a passionate management team and open high volume concept. Culinary experience is required to help establish recipes and format a menu for a brand new concept. Main focus is to oversee all BOH operations and is responsible for purchasing, receiving, preparation, and presentation of all food products in a timely manner and according to established recipes and procedures.

Essential Functions:
• Supervises and participates in the production and preparation of food.
• In conjunction with all management, enforces compliance with all employment policies in area of responsibility.
• Works during peak business times to set the pace in the BOH.
• Manages through “hands on” supervision of the restaurant. This includes but is not limited to non-scheduled assistance with serving, hosting, cooking, etc.
• Monitors all food item ticket times.
• Conducts formal line taste and temperature checks.
• Ensures proper handling, maintenance, and storage of all items in the kitchen.
• Maintains budgeted food and kitchen labor costs.
• Maintains proper inventories.
• Tracks waste on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
• Maintains equipment and educates staff on equipment cleaning procedures.
• Ensures security measures are enforced at all times.
• Maintains a safe, fun, and clean work environment for the staff.
• Understands and practices safe food handling procedures.
• Ensures that the cleanliness of the restaurant and safety of our guests are maintained at all times.
• Develops all BOH employees, keys, and managers.
• Cross-trains BOH employees and oversees their development.
• In charge of evaluations on all BOH staff.
• Completes first interviews of all BOH personnel.

Competency Statement(s)
• Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
• Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word
• Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely
• Ethical - Ability to demonstrate, conduct, and conform to a set of values and accepted standards
• Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace
• Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines
• Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations

Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)

Experience: 2 or more years as a GM or KM in a full-service, high volume restaurant concept. Strong culinary background, preferential to seafood and steaks.
Computer Skills: Word, Excel

Other Skills:
• Good organizational skills
• An effective communicator
• The ability to problem solve and handle high stress situations
• Detail oriented

Physical Demands:
• Able to work ten hour-plus shifts
• Ability to stand, sit or walk for extended periods of time.
• Able to grasp, lift, and/or carry up to 50 lbs. as needed
• Finger/hand dexterity to operate kitchen machinery, knives, etc.
• Able to withstand changes in temperature, occasional smoke, steam, and heat and work in a confined area
• Must possess hearing, visual, and sensory ability to observe and detect emergency situations; also to distinguish product, taste, texture, temperature, and presentation and preparation


This is a salaried position with benefits.
  • Posted at shiloh's
  • Posted in titusville, Florida, 32796
  • Posted on September 25, 2013
  • Jobtype fulltime

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