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Executive Chef – N116

Position NameHospitality Recruitment: Executive Chef
LocationKansas City, MO
Salary Range$65000 - $75000
Client OverviewOur Up-Scale, Full-Service Hospitality Client is known for Kansas City's "Real Food & Honest Drink".  They operate a mid-west creative kitchen that prides itself on the standards everyone loves with a flare to the ever changing creative special holiday brunches.

Why people LOVE working for this company!

A high-volume, from scratch restaurant, focused on great American Cuisine, great service, and a great place for their employees to work. This is a place where your opinions matters and can make a direct impact on our business. We are financially strong & growing, yet small enough where we do not have the “corporate feeling".

Position Overview & Responsibilities

  • Oversee the entire kitchen/back-of-house (BOH) operations to ensure that culinary standards and techniques, quality of food and methods of operation are being maintained or exceeded.
  • Provide frequent and regular guidance, coaching, reinforcement, training, and development of culinary skills and kitchen management skills to Sous Chefs, and BOH
  • Frequently review menus, recipes, costing, pricing, portion sizing, ingredient selection, and sourcing and preparation guidelines and report problems, suggested changes and improvements.
  • Regularly review, compare, advance and innovate overall company concept and business unit process performance against like-business/competitors’ criteria and report problems, suggested changes and improvements to Partners.
  • Review and proof all proposed menu changes for accuracy in descriptions of ingredients and preparations and for accuracy in both inclusion or deletion of menu items.
  • Review and develop specialty foods, menus, and methods such as Carry-Out, Catering, Late-Night, Gluten Free, Vegetarian and other like menus to boost sales and to simplify, ease and improve the experience for our guests and our staff in these areas
  • Secure local vendors as needed to supplement approved food and supplies selected by the company or otherwise provided by the company’s broad line suppliers, and when doing so, obtain competitive prices for such items; report problems with, suggest changes to and once approved, implement such better systems to streamline, automate and centralize ordering and inventorying systems; and, train Sous Chefs to perform these functions and monitor performance
  • Work with GM’s and Sous Chefs to ensure the proper, timely and accurate preparation of monthly inventories of food, paper products, and related BOH supplies
  • Monitor, control and calculate food cost and BOH labor percentages and work with GM’s and Sous Chefs to help control such food cost and BOH labor percentages at or below budgets while balancing and anticipating our service needs
  • Perform cost control functions, including planning and implementation of measures and policies to protect against product theft, employee consumption, and other improper behavior and to increase revenues and lower costs and expenses
  • Train and delegate subordinate Sous Chefs in scheduling, hiring, training, supervising and evaluating of hourly kitchen employees, including but not limited to captains, line cooks, prep cooks, and dishwashers, and develop BOH captains to obtain and learn these skills
  • Assist in locating, attracting, interviewing, hiring, training, retaining, developing, monitoring, disciplining and terminating BOH staff as needed and in ensuring that replacement personnel are suitably hired, trained and developed

Benefits

  • Health Insurance-Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 50 hour work week with 2 days off
  • 1 week paid vacation within 1 year, 2 weeks after 2 years
  • Location closed on Independence Day and Christmas
  • AWARDS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION

Position Requirements

  • At least 5 years of Executive Chef experience
  • Previous working experience in a full-service restaurant
  • Culinary Arts Degree or equivalent restaurant/hotel field degree is preferred
  • Missouri Department of Public Health ‘Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate’ (current within 90 days of hire)
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  • Liz Costa is the BEST!

    Liz Costa is the most knowledgeable, organized, warm and amazing human I have ever encountered.  She brings you the confidence that you need to feel strong and to feel good about yourself.  She has taught me to look at things in a different light that I would of never thought of doing.  I am very grateful for all of her knowledge and help!               Thank You Liz! Ashley Brewley Liz Costa is the BEST!
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    Corina Mack was extremely thorough and quick to respond to all of the needs of myself as well as her business client. Her ability to communicate between the 2 of us made the process so quick. Corina was very knowledgeable about the company she was representing and their current team that was in place. Sometimes companies receive an overwhelming amount of applications for positions and Corina’s ability to pre-screen potential candidates surely expedited this businesses needs to fill their role.           Regards, John R. Guyon III I am grateful to have met Corina Mack and will surely have a professional working relationship with her for years to come!
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    Could not have been better!

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    Jackie was my recruiter and she truly is an exceptional addition and excellent employee!  Patrice & Associates provided amazing service which made my decision to chose this organization to work for seamless.  I have referred Jackie to a few of my friends, and I am confident they will receive the same outstanding experience as well!

    All the best,

    Chantal

    I am beyond thankful Jaclynn Graybill!
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    Jay Gray is an exceptional recruiter and someone who truly cares about what his client is seeking for employment. Jay helped me through the entire hiring process and made me feel confident about my new career opportunity. I am truly grateful to have had his help. Once again, thank you for you service and it really did help me in a time I needed someone like Jay to come in and help secure a position that valued my worth. I’m really enjoying my position and I’m fortunate for the help!               Much Thanks! Walker Patterson I give Jay a 10 out of 10!