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Executive Chef

Company: Barcelona Wine Bar
Location: Brookline
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Executive Chef will cook different and delicious food items, while leading the kitchen staff team and managing the inventory of food and supplies for the week. The Executive Chef will be responsible for creating the restaurant's menu and adjusting it depending on the seasonality or availability of food. The Executive Chef reports to the Culinary Director.

Responsibilities:

o Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities

o Modify menus or create new ones that meet quality standards

o Estimate food requirements and food/labor costs

o Supervise kitchen staff's activities

o Oversee portion control and quantities of preparation to minimize waste

o Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs

o Recruit and manage kitchen staff

o Rectify arising problems or complaints

o Give prepared plates the "final touch"

o Perform administrative duties

o Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards

o Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and guests

o Commit to passionately, intensely, uncompromisingly humble hospitality and high-quality guest experience

o Handle volume and stress with aplomb and finesse

o Hold the standard of high-quality food above all else

o Understand that simple, rustic, authentic food takes as much – if not more – talent as big complicated plates

o Excellent record of kitchen management

o Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently

o Capable of delegating multiple tasks

o Communication and leadership skills

o Keep up with cooking trends and best practices

o Hours may vary if Executive Chef must fill in for his/her colleagues or if emergencies arise

Skills:

o Share the passion for food, wine and the guest experience

o Maintain a close relationship with the people that grow, forage, fish and fabricate our ingredients, making sure their standards are as high as ours

o Working knowledge of various computer software programs

Education/Experience:

o 8-years of experience

o Culinary Arts Degree

o High volume restaurant experience is a plusBarcelona Wine Bar has a mandatory company vaccination policy applicable to current and new hires. Exemptions for medical and religious reasons will be offered in accordance with federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Barcelona Wine Bar, Brookline , Executive Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Brookline, Massachusetts

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