Head Chef

 

General Summary

Being an head chef, you will be the overall in charge of kitchen operations, administration and projects to maximize profits, plan business strategy and seasonal promotions, enhance guest satisfaction through establishment of quality standards, maintenance of high staff performance and morale.

 

Job Description

  • Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities
  • Maintain awareness of industry trends, consumer requirements and the availability of novel ingredients and processing aids
  • Modify menus or create new ones that meet quality standards
  • Develop menus for special events as needed
  • Train and provide specific guidelines and exacting standards on how to prepare each menu item
  • Estimate food requirements and food/labor costs
  • Oversee basic kitchen operations including purchasing food and supplies, tracking sales and costs, monitoring labor and scheduling
  • Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs
  • Supervise kitchen staff’s activities to ensure that all employees have a complete understanding of and adhere to the company’ policy and procedures
  • Recruit and manage kitchen staff
  • Rectify arising problems or complaints
  • Perform administrative duties
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Keep time and payroll records
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

 

Qualification

  • A minimum of 6 years prior managerial or leadership experience in the culinary field and proven working experience as a head chef or higher
  • Having expertise in Australian all-day dining
  • Excellent record of kitchen management
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
  • Ability to multi-task and oversee multiple culinary departments
  • Capable of delegating multiple tasks
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Keep up with cooking trends and best practices
  • Real passion for food and uncompromising in quality that is able to inspire and motivate a team of chefs
  • Bachelor’s degree in culinary science or related certificate
  • Preferable to expatriate

Send your CV to career@tobysestatecoffee.co.id