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14 Apr 2016

Head Chef with Catering Experience

Job Description

Head Chef with Catering Experience
Are you a self-motivated, service-oriented professional with a true passion for food and cooking? Are you looking to join an established family club that offers a creative and entrepreneurial work environment with opportunities for culinary expression? If this describes you, please apply now!
As head chef you will be directly responsible for all kitchen functions including food purchasing, preparation/ maintenance of quality standards, plate presentation, portion and cost control and sanitation and cleanliness. This is a hands-on “Working Chef” position with lots of room for growth and personal achievement.
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and execute all recipes, flavor profiles and costing for all club menus in both an à la carte restaurant and catering setting
  • Menu development with emphasis on German specialties in addition to our “regular” menu
  • Managing all food production for our ~75 seat restaurant and ~200 seat banquet hall
  • Training, supervising, and working with a limited culinary team
  • Ensuring high quality and consistency of food while maximizing the operation’s personnel and resources
  • Instilling strong safety and sanitation habits in all associates and maintaining food safety practices in the facility
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds

What we’re looking for:

  • Creative and innovative culinary skills
  • Banquet experience
  • Thorough knowledge of safe food handling and preparation techniques
  • Understanding of food and labor cost controls
  • Past experience developing production sheets and schedules, job duties, and timelines
  • Proven leadership skills to achieve goals while maintaining a high expectation of standards in regards to quality and presentation
  • Culinary degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a culinary management position

How to Apply

Please respond to lancasterliederkranz@comcast.net with resume and salary requirements.

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